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Upstairs At The Western……Just Around the Corner From CODE

06 October 2017

Did you know CODE has a Theatre right on its doorstep perfect for  great value evening entertainment !

Upstairs At The Western is Leicester’s pub theatre above Steamin’ Billy’s The Western on Western Road, just down from CODE and opposite the Co-Op. The theatre is a not-for-profit social enterprise owned by David Bell, Jess Richard and Jessamyn Witthaus, and staffed by volunteers. It is fully equipped arts venue with 2-3 shows on each week from September through to June and programmes fringe style drama, poetry, comedy, music and film. Most shows start around 7.30pm to 8.00pm and cost £8-£10 with a £2 discount for people up to 21 years of age (no student ID required). A number of DMU student societies use the venue. Drinks can be taken into the auditorium. Their web site and latest what’s on guide is at www.upstairsatthewestern.com

In May 2018, a new play about Alice Hawkins is on stage for 3 nights which is especially poignant because sometime way back in the 1880’s Alice began working in the Equity Shoe Factory which has now been  transformed into CODE Western Road.

We will also keep you updated with What’s On and encourage you to give it your support.