After a mad March at the Beehive with oodles of community activities, conferences, classes and wonderful events we leap into April. During the Easter holidays we have a couple of great family films, ‘Sing‘ (U) on Saturday 8th April at 10am and 3pm. Then we have the hugely entertaining ‘Lego Batman‘ (PG) on Saturday 15th April at 10am and 3pm.
The following weekend, Saturday 22nd April at 3.30pm we have a really delightful family show ‘According to Arthur‘ as a part of the Spring Fair with the Thelma Hulbert Gallery and Toast. For those curious to know more about ‘According to Arthur’ and to see if their youngsters will like this utterly charming show do pop into Honiton Library at 2pm on Thursday 6th April for a free taster. An ideal show for a first theatre experience, suitable for age 4+, adults will love it too!
For the bigger kids we have 3 fantastic gigs lined up with the lovely local folk/pop duo ‘Sound of the Sirens‘ appearing on Friday 7th April. Exeter based Hannah and Abbe are very popular on the festival circuit and we are thrilled to have them here as part of their tour to launch their fab new album along with their support acts, local singer/song-writer Victoria Pearce and Jim ‘Small Town Jones‘.
On Friday 14th April Rusty Shackle return to the Beehive. This brilliant 6 piece with their distinct folk-roots sound and armed with an electrifying mix of rampant fiddle, scorching electric guitars, pounding drums, searing trumpet and banjo were such a hit last time we had to have them back!
We are also delighted to welcome back the fabulous Phil Beer Band on Saturday 29th April, this fast, frenetic, feel-good band are not to be missed.
We have 2 great British films to offer this month with ‘I, Daniel Blake‘ (15) on Friday 21st April. A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after suffering a heart attack is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario. BAFTA Outstanding British Film of the Year 2017.
On Friday 28th April we have ‘Denial‘ (12A) Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Starring Tom Wilkinson, Tim Spall and Rachel Weisz.
At 2pm on Friday 28th April there is the Nostalgic Cinema screening of ‘Somewhere in Time’ (PG), for £3.50 to include tea, biscuits and chat in the café bar!
This month we are also hosting Alice Holmes’ photo exhibition, a selection of beautiful images of the South West and beyond so do drop in to browse in the gallery, pick up a flyer and say hello. See you soon, Wendy.