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The Strange Case of Jekyll & Hyde // The Plowright Theatre

This spring, award-winning Arrows & Traps theatre company bring their critically acclaimed adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde to the Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe after a sellout run in London.  The show will be performing on the 8th March @ 7.30pm as part of a national tour this spring.

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UPCOMING // LOCAL ORIGINAL LIVE MUSIC GIGS

“What do you mean, original music?” I hear you ask…. the easiest answer to that is, not covers of other artists. Original bands may cover popular songs from time to time but prominently they write and perform their own songs and lyrics, supported by fans that follow their band and people willing to open their ears and hearts to the prospect of loving a new local band with original music that they’ve never heard before.

Scunthorpe have had some outstanding bands with original material, it seemed slim pickings for a while with many leaving the scene or calling it a day but it looks like there are a few new formations to liven the original scene back up and things are looking a little more exciting than last year.

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Peaky Blinder Bar // Opening Night

Newly refurbished Scunthorpe town centre bar Peaky Blinder bar is opening this weekend. (Friday 9th March 2018). Continue reading Peaky Blinder Bar // Opening Night

What’s On This Weekend // 2nd-4th March

Here’s a list of just some of the events and gigs this week in the Scunthorpe area. You can request a review for an event or send in events via mailto:scunnynights@gmail.com or the form.

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Review // Russell Brand Re: Birth Tour

Tuesday 21st November the Baths Hall was packed for a night with Russell Brand for his latest tour Re: Birth. Continue reading Review // Russell Brand Re: Birth Tour

Updated // Town Centre Bar Investments Scunthorpe

Abacus has now been handed over to Rift & Co, who own a few chains surrounding Scunthorpe in Cleethorpes/Grimsby and Hull.

Have you visited since the changeover to Rift? What do you think of the new look and will this make you visit more?

Read more via Scunthorpe Life News Blog here

Next in Line for an investment is The Bluebell Inn on Oswald road, who are apparently set to undergo an extension into the 3 adjoining properties as far as The Old Buccaneer.  If this goes ahead it will be like Bluebell street, not a bad thing and it’s good to see some investment being made in the town centre. The beer garden will also be extended in these plans but will it happen? We cannot confirm anything yet but apparently plans and agreements are underway.

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Third investment has been STORM nightclub handed over to Stealth Bars, who have renamed and revamped the venue as VOID Nightclub. The venue has not yet reopened but will be having a pre launch event in the future. 

What will the venue look like inside now? By the looks of it it’s been undergoing extensive building work inside and it seems to be waiting a long time until re launch since it closed.

The newest venue to gain investment and to re open is Jeff Cundy’s snooker/pool hall on Doncaster Road. It will re open as Kin’s Sports Bar. The venue has currently been shut for 2 years.

Theatre // The Unicorn & The Carousel Of Dreams

Starting tonight at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe is the  newest production brought to you by Kimberley Performing Arts.

The talented pupils of Kimberley Performing Arts Centre are proud to present their annual show “The Unicorn and the Carousel of Dreams”! Continue reading Theatre // The Unicorn & The Carousel Of Dreams