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A slightly belated Happy New Year to you all!

At the end of this month we say farewell to our mighty HUB programmer Porl Cooper who is moving on to exciting new opportunities with Harrogate TheatreBE Festival and leading the Enable Us project at the University of Sheffield. Throughout his extraordinary five years with Slung Low Porl has been a driving force in the development of the HUB, championing the venue’s Pay What You Decide model across the industry and personally welcoming thousands of artists and audiences to Holbeck; he will be greatly missed but we are excited to see what brilliant things Porl will make happen in his new roles (and if you want a catch up with him, he’ll be back for one night when Best of BE Festival pulls up to the HUB in March!)

Throughout 2018 we will continue and build on the programme of events, classes and visiting shows in Holbeck and look forward to sharing plans for our developing programme over the coming year. In the meantime Porl has programmed an exciting line up of shows for the Spring season – more detail can be found here.

And just time for a quick reminder that alongside our planned activities, The HUB can always be used as a rehearsal space and resource to those who have need of it  by filling in the very simple online form here, as can our Van by using the same form as long as you’re over 25 years of age and have held a full licence for at least three years.

We hope to welcome you back very soon – keep in touch with us in the meantime over on Facebook and Twitter

See you soon

Slung Low




Upcoming Events
Feb
4
Sun
5:00 pm BRENNAN REECE: EVERLONG
BRENNAN REECE: EVERLONG
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BRENNAN REECE: EVERLONG
  BACK AT THE HUB FOLLOWING 2 x SOLD OUT VISITS IN 2017 PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT “A teenage Alan Bennett” The Skinny “Hilariously rubber faced bright young talent” The Stage[...]
Feb
18
Sun
5:00 pm THE DEATH SHOW – Antonia Beck an...
THE DEATH SHOW – Antonia Beck an...
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE DEATH SHOW - Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls
image (c) Pamela Raith Death. A bit grim, isn’t it. Morbid, macabre and even unmentionable, but does it have to be that way? Drawn together by their shared fear of death, “thanatophobes” Lucy Nicholls and[...]
Feb
25
Sun
5:00 pm POLICE COPS IN SPACE – The Prete...
POLICE COPS IN SPACE – The Prete...
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POLICE COPS IN SPACE - The Pretend Men
  PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT ★★★★★ “Unbeatable physical cop parody.” The Stage ★★★★★ “The juggernaut of cheesy americana.” EdFestMag ★★★★ ‘A joy to behold.’ Scotsman   After his father is killed[...]
Mar
4
Sun
5:00 pm OUTRAGE – Uncanny Theatre
OUTRAGE – Uncanny Theatre
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OUTRAGE - Uncanny Theatre
Matt and Nat have decided to challenge the idea that there’s no such thing as bad publicity. They want to enlist your help in stirring up enough Twitter controversy during the show to gain them[...]
Mar
10
Sat
7:30 pm BEST OF BE FESTIVAL
BEST OF BE FESTIVAL
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
BEST OF BE FESTIVAL
A GRAND TOUR OF BOUNDARY SMASHING EUROPEAN PERFORMANCE IN ONE EXHILARATING NIGHT. “It is difficult to imagine a more rewarding and enjoyable night out” What’s On Stage “Ground-breaking new theatre from across Europe” The Guardian[...]
Mar
11
Sun
5:00 pm THE AUDIT (or Iceland, a modern ...
THE AUDIT (or Iceland, a modern ...
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE AUDIT (or Iceland, a modern myth) : Proto-type Theatre
There’s a shadow coming, across the sea. Long and terrifying. The vultures are circling, the wolves are howling… how can we weather this storm? The global economy is a mess. The crash has landed, the[...]
Mar
18
Sun
5:00 pm THE BOLD KNIGHTS OF BRITAIN -Sil...
THE BOLD KNIGHTS OF BRITAIN -Sil...
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE BOLD KNIGHTS OF BRITAIN -Silent Uproar in association with LittleMighty
By Joseph Wilde How far would you go to protect your way of life? A raucous comedy about what it means to be British, the new play by the award-winning Joseph Wilde (Casualty, Cuddles) charts[...]
Mar
25
Sun
5:00 pm LEAVING – Curious Monkey
LEAVING – Curious Monkey
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LEAVING - Curious Monkey
Curious Monkey presents in association with Northern Stage LEAVING Leaving home for the first time… Is a step into the dark. A whole new life. If you’re leaving the care system, the reality hits even[...]
Apr
15
Sun
3:00 pm LAST RESORT – 2Magpies Theatre
LAST RESORT – 2Magpies Theatre
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LAST RESORT - 2Magpies Theatre
Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You, the audience, are our[...]
5:00 pm LAST RESORT – 2Magpies Theatre
LAST RESORT – 2Magpies Theatre
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LAST RESORT - 2Magpies Theatre
Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You, the audience, are our[...]
Apr
22
Sun
5:00 pm THE NORTH! THE NORTH! – Have You...
THE NORTH! THE NORTH! – Have You...
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE NORTH! THE NORTH! - Have You Lost Me
“Proper theatrical magic, as dark as it comes” Exeunt ★★★★★ ‘stunningly immersive … a myth of staggering beauty’Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide ★★★★ A Younger Theatre ★★★★ ThreeWeeks ★★★★ Broadway[...]

'I have put Holbeck in my address for the last two years but today was the first time I discovered the heart of it - I had no idea about the pubs, social clubs, quaint back to back terraces and history that makes up the real Holbeck, south of the canal.  A big thanks to Slung Low for opening my eyes to a place I have claimed to call home.'  - Audience Member

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