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I can't tell you anything about this fun evening because I don't know myself. But Sheila always comes up with something entertaining.

Just come along to find out. Members free. Otherwise £1 donation for refreshments.
Click for more details Drama Games Night
20th January 2022
Paulette Anderson is holding an open audition for the next Davenham Players production she will direct to be performed on stage in week beginning 9th May.

All welcome - not just actors; we will be looking for a full production team including backstage, marketing, design, costumes, set construction. Just turn up at the theatre at 7:30pm.

Click for more details Audition for our May play
24th January 2022
Lucy Lockwood is a vibrant and exuberant Jazz and Blues vocalist. Working mainly with standards, traditional jazz and the American songbook, Lucy has a special focus on scat vocal improvisation, with an attack that doesn't shy into a breathy corner. Lucy is inspired by those who work with their voice as instrument - and takes... Click for more details Jazz Lucy Lockwood
27th January 2022

Would you like to

Try your hand at reading a part out loud
Help Davenham Players find good play scripts
Come along for a social and meet us and other drama people
Have a quiet cup of tea and biscuits and listen

You can do all of these things if you come along to the theatre...
Click for more details Play Reading Social
3rd February 2022
Both Sides Now
The Joni Mitchell - Blue 50th Anniversary Concert
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Joni’s breakthrough album Blue, which featured such iconic songs as A Case Of You, River, Carey and of course the title track. With that in mind, material from Blue will be prominently featured in this year’s concerts.

The music of...
Click for more details Both Sides Now
11th February 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!