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East Yorkshire based film and play come to Howden Shire Hall
Over  a couple of weekends in October, Howden Shire Hall is pleased to host 2 Planet Rabbit productions based in and around the East Yorkshire countryside.

First up on Sunday 8th October is the 2014 Feature Film, A little In Tents. Written by Claire Spratt, and filmed entirely in East Yorkshire, this hilarious comedy follows pensioner Ron and his son Simon as they head off on a camping trip. Ron is hoping for a relaxing break with a spot of fishing, Simon with a good book. All is going according to plan until larger than life Jill & Michelle pitch up beside them and stamp out any tranquillity. This is not quite the outdoor experience any of them had envisaged, but as they all appear to have their own reasons for staying put they stick it out. With each of them burdened with life's sorrows will anyone of them find the peace they are truly searching for - and will Ron ever catch a fish? Full of laughter, tears, tenderness and a dollop and camp site capers.

Picking up the threads from the Little in Tents film, and on the following Sunday 15th October, Planet Rabbit productions presents  Let Sleeping Bags Lie. This time it’s a play, starring Freddie Davies, and sees widower Ron with a new lady friend, Mandy. After 47 years married to his beloved June Ron's attempts to get back in the dating game and woo Mandy are nothing short of clumsy. But what better way to win her heart than to take her camping with his son, Simon and Simon's girlfriend, Jill. Not one for change, Simon isn't accepting of Ron's new love interest. To him she's loud, offensive and knows too many mucky jokes. And she isn't June.

Can a long weekend in two 2-man tents win Simon round and win Mandy's heart? And who will sleep in which tent? A tale of a 72 year old man's search for companionship and cuddles, without upsetting his son.

A Little In Tents is showing at Howden Shire Hall on Sunday 8th October at 7.30pm (doors 7pm). Tickets are £6 each.

Let Sleeping Bags Lie, a play,  is presented on Sunday 15th October at 7.30pm (doors 7pm). Tickets are £10, £8.50 concession.

For tickets and more information pop in to the Howden Shire Hall office or call 01430 436322/432510. Please note that the Hall is now able to take card payments and bookings over the phone.

For full dates, times and ticket costs for all Howden Shire Hall events see the list below, call the Howden Shire Hall office on 01430 436322/432510 or go to the website at www.howden-shirehall.com
Please note that, as a Charity, Howden Shire Hall relies on fundraising events to continually offer improvements to the venue.

•    Tickets are available from Howden Shire Hall Office, 01430 436322/432510
•    Howden Live website: www.howden-live.com  (tickets and full listings available here)
•    Howden Shire Hall website www.howden-shirehall.com
•    Howden Shire Hall, Howden Cinema and Howden Live all have Facebook pages.
•    For further information and interviews/photo opportunities, please contact Manager, Angela Stone, or Vic Smith, Administrator, on 01430 436322/432510 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it    Registered Charity 224206   

Forthcoming Howden Shire Hall Events:

Fri 15th                Howden Cinema – Smurfs 3, 4pm and Wonderwoman 7.30pm
Sat 16th              The Cadillac Kings
22nd and 23rd    West End Musicals come to Howden performed by Stagedoor Academy
Fri 29th               An afternoon of entertainment with Mike Smith
Sat 30th              The Beautiful Couch

Fri 6th           Comedy night
Sat 7th          Craft and Gift Fair
Sun 8th         A Little In Tents (Film from Planet Rabbit)
Fri 13th        Howden Cinema – films tbc
Sat 14th       Wild Willy Barrett’s French Connection
Sun 15th      Let Sleeping Bags Lie (Theatre from Planet Rabbit)
Sat 21st        Vintage Fair - Little English House
Sat 21st        Halloween Roller Disco, family session 4pm, evening session 7.30pm
Fri 27th        An afternoon of entertainment with Mike Smith
Sat 28th       Stephen Dale Pettit and his band

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