The Bocking Arts Theatre

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Upcoming Events

  • Robin Hood. A Magical Panto Adventure
    Thu, 15 Dec
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    15 Dec, 18:00 – 24 Dec, 18:00
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
    Pantomime returns to The Bocking Arts Theatre, Braintree this Christmas with the ultimate pantomime adventure Robin Hood. See below for Ticket Options with 12 shows to choose from...
  • Braintree Comedy Club January SALE on Saturday 7th 2023
    07 Jan 2023, 19:00 – 23:00
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
  • Braintree Comedy Club April Fools Day
    Sat, 01 Apr
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    01 Apr 2023, 19:00 – 22:40
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
  • Billy Banana's Bonkers Bingo Kids Show
    Wed, 05 Apr
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    05 Apr 2023, 13:00 – 14:30
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
  • Tony Stockwell Psychic Medium – UK Tour
    Mon, 24 Apr
    Bocking Arts Theatre
    24 Apr 2023, 19:00 – 22:00
    Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
    Tony Stockwell is an international Psychic Medium, Author, Teacher and Speaker with a career spanning 30 years.
  • JD The Soul Machine
    Sat, 29 Apr
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    29 Apr 2023, 19:00 – 22:30
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
  • UK Garage Night
    Fri, 05 May
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    05 May 2023, 18:40 – 06 May 2023, 00:30
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
    A night of UK Garage with artists TBC
  • Gary Barlow & Robbie Williams + Tribute Show on Saturday October 14th 2023
    14 Oct 2023, 18:50 – 22:40
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
    Dan Budd & Jon Fisher are the worlds best tributes to Robbie Williams & Gary Barlow, singing all the solo and Take That Hits! Back by popular demand for a third year!!
  • nOASIS on Saturday December 2nd 2023
    Sat, 02 Dec
    The Bocking Arts Theatre
    02 Dec 2023, 18:50 – 23:00
    The Bocking Arts Theatre, The Bocking Arts Theatre, 15 Bocking End, Braintree CM7 9AE, UK
    The definitive tribute to Oasis
 

About The Bocking Arts Theatre

We Love Our Community 

The Bocking Arts Theatre was built in 1863 as a gift from the Courtauld family to the people of Braintree, with events being hosted on the site from the 1750’s. 

Keeping that tradition going and completely run by volunteers, The Bocking Arts Theatre boast Professional Pantomimes, Braintree Comedy Club, Live Music and many other events. A perfect place to host your party or event. 

 

Built in 1863 this Grade II Listed building was a gift from the Courtauld family to the people of Braintree.  The Literary and Mechanics Institute was built on the site of the Great Barn of John English which had hosted plays and pantomimes and visiting speakers since the mid 1750's and was known as the Bocking Theatre.  The Institute as it became known locally developed over the years as a major entertainment and community venue in Braintree and in 2011 Braintree District Council handed over responsibility to the Bocking Arts Theatre Trust Registered Charity Number 1143115 and it is today run as a charitable concern with local volunteers and Trustees.  

 

The venue is also available to hire for private functions.   

Email thebocking@gmail.com for further information and availability. 

Also at The Bocking Arts Theatre

The Loft

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The Loft, an ideal event space for DJ's, artists, creatives and anyone wanting a unique space for your event or occasion.

Perfect for birthday parties or work functions. With a fully stocked bar. 

Braintree
Comedy
Club

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Live Stand Up Comedy since 2010 with many comedy stars gracing the stage in that time...

From Russell Kane, Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett, Joel Dommett, James Acaster and Zoe Lyons to name but a few...

Always introducing new comedy talent, see them here first!! 

Braintree Antiques

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Braintree Antiques Centre at the Bocking Arts Theatre

for more info "Click-Here" to go to their website! 

Pantomime

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Our yearly professional Pantomime featuring our All Star Cast alongside the StarStruck Theatre School. Going from strength to strength know as one of the best value pantomimes around!

Starstruck
Theatre
School

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Star Struck is a Theatre School founded by Frances Styles in 2003 and has a reputation for being one of the best theatre schools in the local area.

For more information

Click HERE