North Walsham arts venue to showcase local talent in variety show

Manager of The Atrium Joseph Ballard as Beau Beau the Clown with (from left) Charlie Bartram, Megan

Manager of The Atrium Joseph Ballard as Beau Beau the Clown with (from left) Charlie Bartram, Megan Shingles, Megan Hicks and Bailey Bartram. - Credit: Archant

Acts of all ages will be stepping on stage to entertain at the North Walsham Atrium's first variety show tonight.

Songs, music, dance and comedy are all on the bill along with some specialist and novelty acts guaranteed to please all – with special family tickets on offer too.

The show is at the Atrium, off Spenser Avenue, at 7pm and on tomorrow at 2.30 and 7pm.

The show, the first full variety bill at the arts centre, will include talented local youngsters and performers who meet regularly at the venue as well as professionals.

Atrium development manager Joseph Ballard who will compere the show said: 'We will be showing off the variety of talent we have here at The Atrium, from the regular groups who meet here to other performers who live nearby.

'We want the town and the surrounding areas to come and support live theatre – made right here in North Walsham – so we can continue to expand what we can offer for everyone to enjoy.'

The programme ranges from gypsy belly dancing from Anam Cara Dance, the North Norfolk Ukulele Orchestra, the North Walsham high school cast of Footloose to the professional dance group Candy and vocalist Krissi Jae Kitson.

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Children from Millfield Primary and the Manor Road schools in North Walsham will also be taking part, as will members of The Atrium's own Drama Club and Youth Theatre.

There will also be old-time monologues and music hall acts and plenty of comedy.

Tickets are £9 adults and £6 children, students and over 60s. The family tickets, for four people, are £25. Tickets can be bought in person, online at or by calling the box office on 01692 400080.

The Atrium is between North Walsham High School and sports centre. There is free parking and the venue is wheelchair-friendly.