UPCOMING SHOWS! How To Be A Kid - Wednesday 17th July at 7pm | Rhythm of the Dance - Friday 19th July at 7.30pm | LDN Wrestling - Thursday 25th July at 7.30pm | Raising The Barre - Saturday 27th July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm | Dreamboys - Thursday 1st August at 7.30pm

Rhythm of the Dance - Friday 19th July at 7.30pm

This dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent, an exciting 2 hour trip through hundreds of years of Irish dance and music, 22 award-winning World & Irish dance champions with 25 dazzling costume changes. Experience flailing fiddles, flutes and inspiring dances along with live vocalists, all complemented by a top live Irish traditional band of multi-instrumentalist musicians and a sensational sound and light show as seen on TV from China to California, from Siberia to Sydney. Worldwide, toes are tapping and hands are clapping to the feet of Rhythm of the Dance!

Enjoy this 20th Anniversary spectacular!

LDN Wrestling - Thursday 25th July at 7.30pm

The stars of LDN Wrestling are returning to the Princes Theatre for a night of over the top super-slamming wrestling! 

Post show, why not meet the wrestlers after the show, where you meet, greet, shake their hand and take a selfie with all the stars with the VIP Backstage pass!!

If you’ve been before you know how good its gets if you haven’t give it a try we guarantee that the kids will be talking about it for weeks afterwards.

Family friendly prices to make this the best value ticket in town. Book in advance for the best seats!
Doors 6.45pm, Bell time 7.30pm

Raising The Barre - Saturday 27th July at 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Raising the Barre is a showcase of talent within Clacton  and surrounding areas that attend The Dance House Academy. From singing to dancing to acting, The Dance House Academy are using this show to give a chance to all the children, teens and adults within the school   to perform to parents, friends and local people. The Dance House Academy has been awarded School of Excellence  and we like to continue that title given to us in not only our skills, but our morals and understanding of each individual student. The vision at The Dance House Academy is always taken from the perspective of our students and what they feel we can do to help them aswell as giving them guidance.  Performance is an outlet for all our students, wether that performance be acting, singing or dancing, We do a  range of classes from Ballet, Tap, Street, Commercial,Pointe, Musical Theatre and many more.

Dreamboys - Thursday 1st August - 7.30pm

The Dreamboys, the UK’s most famous girl’s night out, are back and hotter than ever with a brand-new show and UK tour for 2019.

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK’s most famous and successful show of its kind in history. Their breath-taking show spectacular has been perfectly created for hen nights, birthday parties and girl’s nights out with all your friends.

With special guest appearances on some of the UK’s biggest TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Celebrity Big Brother, Loose Women, This Morning, Geordie Shore and The Only Way Is Essex, plus massive sold out Worldwide tours, it’s no wonder The Dreamboys are the only show of its kind in history to have celebrity status.

If you’re looking for the very best girl’s night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible hunks. An action packed 2-hour show from start to finish, these boys will literally have you begging for more.

Essex Reptile Encounter - Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd August

Reptiles and amphibians are sometimes thought of as primitive, dull and dimwitted. In fact, of course, they can be lethally fast, spectacularly beautiful, surprisingly affectionate and very sophisticated. – Sir David Frederick Attenborough

Essex Reptile Encounters will be bringing a number of reptiles for the children to handle, with parents able to take pictures.

There will also be fun reptile-based worksheets, drawing and colouring for the children.

A parent or guardian must be in attendance for the duration to be responsible for their child. 
Essex Reptile Encounters are a family run business, with over 40 years experience, that provide a unique educational reptile experience that is factual, interactive and fun.

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  •   Great evening listening to tge chikdren singing from different schools, theatre staff helpful and friendly

    Jemmie L
    7/12/2019
  •   My wife and I went to the show on Wednesday 10/7 to support our granddaughter who was taking part.
    The overall show was good even if the quality of singing varied somewhat!
    The problem is the lack of legroom! Desperately uncomfortable, and the heat! Is air conditioning a possibility? I bet the council offices are air conditioned?
    The other complaint/comment relates to a number of very 'rude' visitors who spent the evening talking non stop or playing games on their mobile phones! Why attend and spoil the show?
    We may visit again, but the Westcliff Theatre is more comfortable!p

    Peter-n-Marg
    7/11/2019
  •   Just returned from yet another visit to the theatre. Great show with a Shakin Stevens impersonator. Rebel not only looked like shaky but sounded like him. The sound was a bit dodgy at times but the keyboard player was brilliant. They have some really good shows there and would recommend a visit.

    James P
    7/06/2019
  •   Having seen numerous clacton musical theatre society productions, this one fell rather flat. Costumes were time appropriate and set was wonderful but cast were very age inappropriate, especially the lead! Considering the story behind the show, older leads would have been more appropriate as they...More

    Clarrisa S
    6/28/2019