Welcome to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Trust

The Mill Theatre is located in Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, between Bedford and Rushden just off the A6. We produce around four shows a year with a mixture of drama, musicals and variety, with audiences drawn from both the surrounding area and further afield. Details of what's on at The Mill can be seen below.

We are an amateur society and welcome new members. If you would like to apply for membership, please find out more here.

What's On

Lunch at the Mill - Jock Lewes, Co-founder of the SAS

10th April 2019 at 12pm for 12.30pm

An illustrated presentation by the nephew of the founder of the SAS, Jock Lewes.
John Lewes FRSA is a novelist and biographer and will be taking us on an exciting journey in his talk which is preceded by a 2-course lunch.
Wine and soft drinks will be available and there will also be a raffle.

Tickets are £16 from Theo Gibbs - (01234) 782377 or theo@twhgibbs.plus.com

In aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

An Evening with Candy Couture

27th April 2019 at 7.30pm

A visit from Doug, the drag queen. A bit of a naughty night, for adults only.

Tickets are £12.50 and are available online.

In aid of Dancevybz and the Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Warm-Up Appeal

Antiques Appreciation Evening

10th May 2019

David Fletcher (from the BBC's Flog It!) will bring antique items and talk about his life as an auctioneer.

Tickets are £16 (including light supper) and will be available from 19th March from Ruth Pressley on 01234 771206 or by email through the website.

In aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

An evening with Madison Violet

16th May 2019 at 7.45pm

Award-winning Canadian folk/country duo Madison Violet will entertain us for the evening, with support from David Banks (of The Whybirds).
One of Madison Violet's sets is available on YouTube, courtesy of BBC Radio Scotland.

Tickets are £14 and are available now online from Little Box Office.
Tickets will also be on sale from Pick-a-Lily in Sharnbrook from the end of January.

Further information about the evening can be obtained from Roger Wiltshire (07704 700785).

This event is in aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

Lunch at The Mill - Spurgeons Children's Charity

12th June 2019

Sue Dennis from children's charity Spurgeons will be our speaker for this lunch.

Ticket details to follow. In aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

Sara Spade - Buckets of Fun

7th July 2019

Singer and instrumentalist Sara Spade returns to The Mill for this concert.

4pm - Picnic in the Marquee
6pm - Performance in the Theatre

Ticket details to follow.

In aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

Waiting for Snow

10th-13th July 2019

Waiting for Snow is a story told by actors, singers, dancers and musicians - an intimate tale of life and love distorted by the horrors of the First World War. This production takes place in a small town somewhere in England, but these tiny stories would have been playing out all over the world; men changed by the carnage they have had to witness and women left to wait…

A Beyond the Barn production for Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

Information about the workshop and auditions for this production are available here.

Information about characters being auditioned are here.

Entertaining Angels

9th-14th September 2019

A sharp-edged comedy in which the wife of a recently-departed clergy must come to terms with the truth of her marriage.

Workshops, auditions and character information is available here.

Tickets will be available after Waiting for Snow.

Martin Luther King, Jr. - The Struggle

19th September 2019 at 7pm

The black man's struggle for freedom in America, performed by Michael Prior in the Theatre.

This play is suitable for over-18s only as it contains adult material.

More information is available here.

Tickets are £10/£8 and will be available soon.

Lunch at The Mill - Paranormal Investigator

30th October 2019

Paranormal investigator Mark Egerton will entertain us over lunch.

Ticket details to follow. In aid of the Warm-Up Appeal

The Railway Children

26th-30th November 2019
with a special matinee performance on Saturday, 30th November

From E. Nesbit's timeless classic, The Railway Children follows a group of children and their mother who move to the countryside and fall in love with the nearby railway.

Tickets will be available after Entertaining Angels.

Co-op Campaign update

329,596 pennies to spend!

Thank you, Co-op members for all you have achieved,
‘The Mill’ disabled patrons will be mightily relieved!

And right on cue, without fuss nor pause,
choosing us as your Community Good Cause.

Your help filling our Disabled ‘loo’ refurbishment ‘pot’,
Is much appreciated and will never be forgotten!