Welcome to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre

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The Mill is a friendly, inclusive, open and award-winning community theatre, entirely run by volunteers and located in Bedfordshire, UK.

We produce four in-house shows each year in our historic theatre which was converted from an old mill. Alongside our productions, we host social events and workshops for members and welcome bands, dance schools and professional artists to our venue. Find out more here.

If you would like to become a member or get involved in any way, you can contact us here.

COVID-19 arrangements for 2021

As we start to re-open with the remainder of our 2021 season, we are conscious of the need to keep everyone as safe as possible, whilst allowing our audiences to enjoy our shows. We are monitoring various professional theatres in order to determine the best-practice. When buying tickets, please ensure that you read any and all of the COVID regulations specified in order to find out what we are doing for a particular show. We hope that the regulations and measures are acceptable to our audiences - it is all done to reduce the risks for both you and our volunteers during your visit.

What's up next at Sharnbrook Mill Theatre?

1st December and 2nd-4th December - Once Upon a Christmas Song

A festive collection of music, poems and readings from stage, screen & literature. Join us for an exciting evening of classic Christmas songs, some hidden gems and poignant extracts from traditional stories. A show for all the family, this is the perfect way to start your Christmas.

Tickets for Thursday 2nd-Saturday 4th December are available online and in-person.

Tickets for Wednesday, 1st December (our Charity Night in aid of St Mary's Church, Higham Ferrers' 600 Appeal) are being handled by St Mary's and are available from Sidey Design on the Higham Ferrers Market Square or by calling 07773 586352. The tickets are £15 and include seasonal refreshments! 

5th & 9th January - The Last Five Years auditions

We will be holding auditions for our Spring show, The Last Five Years, on Sunday, 9th January with a prep/get-together evening on Wednesday, 5th January.

Please get in touch to be kept in the loop!

More information, including previews of some of the songs, can be found here.

5th February 2022 - Great Expectations with Gerald Dickens

We are excited to once again welcome Gerald Dickens, great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, to Sharnbrook Mill Theatre. After his triumphant performance of A Christmas Carol in 2020, he will present his acclaimed one-man production of Great Expectations for just one Saturday night performance.

Tickets will be available soon.

This is a fundraising event.

6th-9th April 2022 - The Last Five Years

An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two young New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. Cathy tells her story backwards while Jamie tells his chronologically. A stunning show from Jason Robert Brown who also composed Parade and The Bridges of Madison County.

Tickets will be available soon.

15th-18th June 2022 - The 39 Steps

Two spies, a blonde and a guy go North by Northwest in this fast-paced whodunnit packed with non-stop laughs, an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs and some romance!

Tickets will be available soon.

3rd-8th October 2022 - Rewired

As a quirky house clearance team removes the belongings of deceased hermit Albert, they learn about his life and hidden talent. As the furniture and the rubbish clears, so does the chaos of their own lives.

Tickets will be available soon.

29th November-3rd December 2022 - Nativity! The Musical

Every child in every school has one Christmas wish: to star in a Nativity play. The only trouble is that teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to town to turn their show into a film!

Tickets will be available soon.

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