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Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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At Prema we strive to offer something rather different by way of performance and live music. We have a particular interest in edgy, funny theatre which uses both physicality and stunning visuals to tell a story in a remarkable and entertaining way.

We warmly welcome families to attend both music and theatre here at the arts centre. We suggest minimum ages for shows and sometimes offer a family deal ticket for theatre events to make a memorable evening out all the more affordable.

A family ticket is for 2 adults and 2 kids (or equivalent)

May

Sat 20
7:30pm

performance dance theatre powerful

Viv Gordon presents I Am Joan

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • On the day £15

A hopeful comedy about a woman in recovery from trauma finding empowerment by connecting with various inspiring Joans, such as Joan Collins, Joan Jett and Joan of Arc, all of whom embody elusive qualities of resilience and self-belief. Think

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June

Fri 9
7:30pm

science theatre space the universe everything

Third Angel presents 600 People

£10/£7(c) • Friends £8/£6(c) • On the day £15

600 People explores how we think about evolution and intelligence, belief and invention, communication and space travel. A show that explores the stories we tell in order to understand our place in the cosmos. A piece of theatre which asks if it really is possible that extra terrestrials exist in our galaxy. A show that asks what it means to be human. We said they were big ideas…

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Sat 10
8pm

folk traditional contemporary awesome

Moore Moss and Rutter

£12/£9(c) • Friends £10/£8(c) • On the day £15

Moore Moss Rutter are a trio of musicians who are reworking traditional native English tunes and songs into something far more contemporary. They aim to breathe life back into ancient material through complex arrangement, virtuosic musicianship, powerful aesthetic and an ear for detail.

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July

Sat 15
8pm

folk traditional celtic

TEYR

£12/£9(c) • Friends £10/£8(c) • On the day £15

Folk trio TEYR evolved out of London’s thriving session scene, combining bothy ballads, shanties, folk tunes and Irish poetry. Their unique blend of voices and instruments draws links between the many sounds of the Celtic and British Isles. Featuring close vocal harmonies, fiddle, uilleann pipes, guitar, low whistle and accordion, and influenced by the great folk musicians who've come before, TEYR (‘3’ in the Cornish language) have honed their craft and thrive on weaving their diverse threads together.

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Fri 21
7pm

fusion family klezmer dance summer

Justin & the Argonauts

£12/£9(c) • Friends £10/£8(c) • On the day £15

We’ve got a hum-dinger of a show to celebrate the end of term. If you fancy a stonking night out en famille, we have the most danceable, upbeat evening of mental music in store. Justin and the Argonauts are a four-piece ensemble based in the south east of England. Comprised of violin, accordion, guitar, tuba and vocals, they play an eclectic blend of fast paced tango, classical, klezmer and out-there pop as you’ve never heard it before. They have been dazzling audiences with their musical virtuosity and impeccable manners for the past two years and are the only band performing music from Shostakovich to Britney Spears on the same set!

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