Spring forward into March with E2A


It’s a busy time ahead at Banbridge’s E2A Community Arts Centre this Spring, with three great stage productions and much more on offer.

A Frozen themed party plus dance, musical theatre and street dance lessons, craft village and the Wee Cake Shop will all be happening under one roof.

A Frozen Party on Sunday March 8 will feature a sing along, fancy dress competition, balloon modelling, disco and much more.

The theatre group is currently rehearsing for two productions, Blood Brothers and The Secret Code. A talented cast includes Emma Mulligan as Mrs Johnstone and Shauney Mann as Mrs Lyons in the Willy Russell show Blood Brothers which runs from Thursday March 19 until Saturday March 21 at 7.30pm, tickets are priced at £7.

The Secret Code is Banbridge’s chance to be part of a World Record Attempt. Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2, 70 groups worldwide will perform the show simultaneously on March 9 at 7.30pm. The show is a family musical following the lives of a group of children evacuated from London to Aylesbury during the war. They stumble upon a coded message to kidnap Winston Churchill, thanks to a mouse called Monty disaster is averted. The show’s director, Stewart Penn explains: “The Secret Code is a brand new show and E2A was awarded the rights at the end of last year.

“It’s an honour for E2A to represent Banbridge as part of a World Record attempt, the cast are all looking forward to the show.”

The show opens on Thursday March 7 until Saturday March 9 at 7.30pm, tickets are priced at £7. Come along and be part of the world record attempt.

E2A hosts the best kid’s parties in town with a two hour disco, games, prizes, sweets and treats and now for one Sunday in March the Frozen Party is open to the public. There will be dancing with Olaf, balloon modelling, kids disco, Let it Go karaoke plus an Elsa look a like cat walk. The party is Sunday March 8 at 2pm, tickets are £6 with all proceeds going to E2A.

Broken Eye Productions, are touring with their show 800 Years of Annoying the English on Friday 13 March 13 at 8.30pm, tickets priced at £5.

Tickets and information on all events available from E2A Community Arts Centre open Thursday until Saturday from 10am.

E2A Community Arts Centre is at 69 Newry Street, Banbridge telephone 028 4066 9900 or via facebook or email info@e2abanbridge.com