Pop Out Fest temp


Following the buzz around last year’s visit, Paines Plough’s award-winning pop-up amphitheatre Roundabout is back as part of Pop Out – our festival of Art Outside The Ordinary. At Pop Out you can expect the best new plays, family shows, classical concerts, acclaimed cabaret, stand-up comedy and Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, sitting alongside site-specific performance and hidden gems in unusual spaces. There’s also a free programme of events at our Festival Bar & Music...

Thu 29 Sep 2016 -
Sun 02 Oct 2016

20160929 - Boy meets girl


Zest Theatre

Join Boy and Girl as they journey through the joy, hope and heartbreak of looking for love. Colourfully created for public spaces, this promenade performance lets you follow Boy or Girl and listen into their innermost thoughts through wireless headphones. Boy Meets Girl fuses an original soundtrack with an exciting mix of dance, theatre and silent disco technology.

Running Time


Thu 29 Sep 2016 -
Sat 01 Oct 2016

20160929 - Growth


Paines Plough By Luke Norris “That? That’s. I mean. Yeah. It’s a lump in a bag of lumps. I mean. It’s normal.”   Tobes is young, free and having a ball. Off. He’s successfully ignored his lump for two years but it’s starting to get in the way - cramping his style and, worse, affecting his sex life. So now there are pants to be dropped, and decisions to be made... It’s a real bal...

Thu 29 Sep 2016 -
Sun 02 Oct 2016

20150929 - Tom Webb


A comedy night with a difference, hosted by the award-winning Tom Webb. This hilarious tournament of interactive games is played by and made up of YOU, the audience. Including Human Hungry Hippos, Crowd Kerplunk, Big Top Trumps and Audience Guess Who.

This performance takes place as part of PO


Thu 29 Sep 2016 -
Thu 29 Sep 2016



Fun creative play sessions led by storytellers, musicians and artists: perfect for parents and toddlers.

Friday Mornings in Zing Cafe Bar 10-11.30am


Our Autumn/Winter Sessions start again from 2 September

2 September - Arts & Craft with Nadya

9 September - Dancing w


Fri 02 Sep 2016 -
Fri 27 Jan 2017

20160930 - Lil Pacs Roundabout


Come along and boogie away with Beth beneath the multi-coloured LED lights of Roundabout in this free dance and movement session perfect for the under 5s.

Start Time: 10.00am Running Time: 45 mins (no interval) Tickets: Free or Pay What You Can // £3.50 suggested donation (places are limited – advanced booking recommended)...

Fri 30 Sep 2016 -
Fri 30 Sep 2016