A gold backdrop with deep purple text reading 'Centenary Gala Concert'

Centenary Gala Concert

Presented by Chesterfield Theatres

Directed by Di Cooke

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Sun 10 September 2023

At the Winding Wheel Theatre

Starts 7pm.

Built as a cinema in 1923, the Grade II listed venue we now know as the Winding Wheel Theatre has presented 100 years of entertainment within its half-timbered mock Tudor walls.

We invite you to celebrate the centenary and learn more about the building’s history
through our special programme of events including films, a gala concert, building tours and an exhibition all taking place at the Winding Wheel Theatre.

We invite you to celebrate the centenary by joining us  for a centenary gala concert with performances from:

Academy of Dance -with excerpts from “Into Africa “and “The Heat is On In Saigon “
Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra – with an excerpt of music  from “Aladdin”
Chesterfield Operatic Society – a medley of musical hits – “Once Upon a Musical”
Chesterfield Studios – an excerpt from “ Beautiful”- the Carole King Musical
Diane Bradbury Theatre Dance School -  excerpts from “Newsies”, “Holywood Wiz” and “42nd Street”
Directions Theatre Arts
Gekkota Arts – an excerpt from “Seven Deadly Gins”
Rumpus Theatre Company – an excerpt from “What's Your Poison?”
Wise Owl Theatre Company – an excerpt from “The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland”

Compered by Tony Rudd (Britain's Got Talent and 2023 Aladdin Pantomime) plus special guest appearance by Bernie Clifton.

Ticket Information


Gala concert ticket holders can also visit the Centenary Exhibition in the Function Room which will be open 6.30pm-7pm.

Artists may be subject to change. 

Souvenir programme £2 instead £2.50 when purchasing at the same time as buying your tickets. When buying a programme in advance, you will receive a ticket that can be used to redeem your programme when you arrive for the performance.

Each ticket price advertised above includes a £1.70 booking fee. No matter how you book (online, phone, in person) or how you pay (cash, credit/debit card, voucher), the fee will always be the same.