Bacon Theatre


Dean Close School
Shelburne Road
GL51 6HE

Tel: +44 (0) 1242 258002

Bacon Theatre

Book Tickets



  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Bar - Fully licensed bar plus coffee and snack bar

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Event Venue

Key Features

  • Families
  • Indoor Attraction - Set in the beautifully landscaped grounds of Dean Close School

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Theatre (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
Monday - SundayOpen

* Please note: The Box Office is open 1 hour prior to the start time of all performances.


Road Directions

The Bacon Theatre is accessed via the Hatherley Road to Dean Close School. Follow the brown tourism signs from either end on the Hatherley Road. For SAT NAV purposes enter GL51 6EP. 


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Thursday, 21st December 2023 - Thursday, 21st December 2023

Christmas Tree graphicChristmas with The Flowers BandThe Flowers Band return to The Bacon Theatre for their annual Christmas concert! The programme will include festive favourites, music from classic Christmas films, some audience participation in carols and more!
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Sunday, 17th December 2023 - Sunday, 17th December 2023

The Nutcracker posterThe NutcrackerBack with another dazzling treat, the Let's All Dance Ballet Company presents their family festive favourite at the Bacon Theatre. With the company's usual fabulous dancing, gorgeous costumes, crystal clear storytelling and sumptuous music, this is the perfect Christmas show for the whole family!
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Tuesday, 19th December 2023 - Tuesday, 19th December 2023

The Unravelling Wilburys The Unravelling WilburysThis top tribute show is more than just a tribute - they are the complete package! With their perfect combination of brilliant musicianship and tongue in cheek humour, they have had rave reviews throughout the UK.
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Friday, 22nd December 2023 - Friday, 22nd December 2023

A Christmas Carol posterA Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol follows the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge as he embarks upon a journey through his past, present, and future, learning along the way to appreciate the true meaning of Christmas.
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Wednesday, 20th December 2023 - Wednesday, 20th December 2023

The Rat Pack - Christmas in VegasThe Rat Pack - Christmas in VegasThe Official UK No: 1 Tribute show as voted by The Agents Association of Great Britain for three successive years, arrives direct From London's Leicester Square Theatre, The 02 and a Royal Command Performance.
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Friday, 15th December 2023 - Friday, 15th December 2023

Johnny Coppin live on stage Johnny Coppin: All on a Winter's NightWith over 25 years of touring this special Christmas show, Johnny Coppin – one of England's finest singer/songwriters and a member of Decameron - returns to present his annual feast of traditional carols and new songs, together with stories and folklore.
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Saturday, 16th December 2023 - Saturday, 16th December 2023

The Film Orchestra The Film Orchestra: Christmas movie magicReturning to The Bacon Theatre for a special festive family concert, The Film Orchestra and the TfO Choir will perform a selection of music from popular Christmas movies.
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Wednesday, 13th December 2023 - Wednesday, 13th December 2023

Elf and SantaThe Santa Show 2023: Santa's Christmas WishFollowing last year's hugely successful sell-out performances, Honalee Media are delighted to present a brand new show this Christmas…The Santa Show 2023: Santa's Christmas Wish - the show where every child gets a present from Santa!
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Sunday, 24th March 2024 - Sunday, 24th March 2024

The Mersey Beatles The Mersey BeatlesThe Mersey Beatles have been rocking sold-out shows around the globe since 1999 with their truly authentic and widely acclaimed celebration of John, Paul, George and Ringo.
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Thursday, 11th April 2024 - Thursday, 11th April 2024

New Purple Celebration imageNew Purple Celebration - The Music of PrinceNew Purple Celebration, the band formerly known as Purple Rain: A Celebration of Prince, celebrate the music, life and legacy of Prince.
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