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Over twenty years ago Rod Picott dropped his tool belt, picked up an acoustic guitar and hit the road; with a catalogue of acclaimed albums and tour dates completed across the US / Canada / Europe and the UK - June 2022 will see his third visit to Davenham Theatre, part of an extensive UK... Click for more details Folk Rod Picott
27th June 2022
Ilumetris, new quintet project featuring Internationally award winning horn players Tom Thorp (Saxophone) and Neil Yates (trumpet). They bring a special preview showcase of their up-coming album “Here, there be monsters…” which explores the stories of mythical creatures from around the world. Conjuring vivid images of ancient gods, fantasy worlds and dangerous leviathans, the music... Click for more details Jazz Ilumetris - Tom Thorp Quintet
30th June 2022
Brennan Reece returns to Davenham accompanied by fellow stand-up Justin Moorhouse

Each comedian will present a preview of their 2022 Edinburgh Fringe show.

Brennan's show is "Crowded" and Justin presents "Stretch and Think"

See both shows before the Edinburgh crowds get a chance!

Tickets £7.00 online via Danarts.Org or phone 01606 259596

Doors and Bar open 7:00pm, show at 7:30pm
Click for more details Brennan Reece/Justin Moorhouse Comedy - Edinburgh Fringe Preview
10th July 2022
We like to make our theatre available to other music or drama companies at times when our own company is not on stage. We will always try to fit you in if we can, especially groups from the local community. Click for more details Hire Davenham Theatre


jazz@davenham has become a well-known name in the North West. Run by local volunteer enthusiasts, the gigs attract large regular audiences in our cosy setting. Visiting musicians love the hall’s acoustics and tell us that it is wonderful to play for such appreciative and knowledgeable folk. jazz@davenham now attracts top-flight instrumentalists & vocalists from Manchester and beyond who together with audience atmosphere, acoustics and (cask) ale from Tatton brewery cannot be bettered.

What Davenham Players Means to Me

So glad I finally got around to pursuing a long-held passion for the theatre. Davenham theatre is the place to be for creativity with good friends


“I’ve been an old crone with wax warts, an appalling mother-in-law, a ghost, a sex chat-line worker, worked backstage, front of house, painted and cleaned. Whatever next?”


I came along to do lighting; got roped into a play reading and was on stage in a Pinter play within 6 weeks. And I’m still here!