Chapel Arts Centre is now firmly established as Bath's alternative arts venue. We operate as a community & culturally based arts centre presenting a wide range of the performing arts, including music of all kinds (except the very loud!), theatre, dance, comedy, film, mime, poetry and multimedia combinations of all the above and more.

Final stage of Ventilation in the Auditorium now Completed

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Next 4 weeks ...


Friday, October 24, 2014

Cabaret

Ladies GoDiva

Tickets from: £13.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Ladies GoDiva
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Ladies GoDiva are an outstanding triumvirate in the mould of Fascinating Aida. They are hilarious, glamorous ‘old school’ divas with big voices and even bigger personalities. Performing original songs penned by the hugely talented and and celebrated Helen Goldwyn this trio, all (read more / buy tickets...)


Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cabaret

A Night with The BelleFleurs - Sold Out!

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

A Night with The BelleFleurs - Sold Out!
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Bath based close harmony trio The BelleFleurs are inviting you to spend the evening with them to celebrate the launch of their debut album ‘Fleurting’ Having performed all over the UK, including Glastonbury, Rebellion, Bath Comedy and Pride London Festivals, and making guest (read more / buy tickets...)Sold Out


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Blues

John Etheridge (Solo) with special guest Kit Holmes

Tickets from: £13.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

John Etheridge (Solo) with special guest Kit Holmes
Enjoy an uplifting evening of: blues, folk, jazz, African grooves and much more from two outstanding guitarists JOHN ETHERIDGE is one of the world’s most respected guitarists and his music spans a myriad of styles and influences. He was the guitarist for the celebrated jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli and he has also performed with: Soft Machine, Pat Metheny, Andy Summers, Dizzy Gillespie, (read more / buy tickets...)


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Folk

Faustus

Tickets from: £12.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Faustus
The multi-award winning line-up ‘A blend of energy and musicianship that establishes this trio as one of Britain's outstanding folk bands…[a] distinctive blend of subtlety and attack.’ **** The Guardian ‘The concept? To rescue contemporary folk from the curse of feyness… Bloke-folk!... Fans of Led Zep III should take a thoughtful interest.’ **** (read more / buy tickets...)


Friday, October 31, 2014

Pop

Vile Electrodes

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Vile Electrodes
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Part of Bath Digital Festival Vile Electrodes are an underground electro-pop duo consisting of Anaïs Neon and Martin Swan. The pair major colourfully in analogue synthesizers, fetish-wear and Ballard-ian imagery. They released their award-winning debut album, The Future Through A Lens, (read more / buy tickets...)


Saturday, November 1, 2014

Tribute

Sgt Peppers Only Dart-board Band - Selling Well!

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Sgt Peppers Only Dart-board Band - Selling Well!
It was 45 years ago today that we last saw The Beatles play. Their last gig was on the roof of the Apple offices in London - for younger ones amongst you, that’s Apple the record company, not the computers. So it seems appropriate that the finest Beatles band in the business should this year announce that they are coming to the end of their long and winding road with a farewell tour. Yes, (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 2, 2014

Americana

The Toy Hearts

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

The Toy Hearts
The core family trio of The Toy Hearts, sisters Hannah (vocals & mandolin), and Sophia (guitar & vocals) together with their father Stewart (Banjo, Dobro, Steel, have been making music together for over a decade. In the summer of 2013 the band decamped from their native Birmingham UK, to spend 6 months in the USA working in and around the bars and honky tonks of the live music capital of (read more / buy tickets...)


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Folk

The Old Dance School

Tickets from: £12.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

The Old Dance School
The Old Dance School's expansive landscapes of ear-bending contemporary folk place them as true innovators of the genre. Duelling fiddles, soaring brass crescendos, and irresistible grooves, their live show charts their remarkable journey from ballet school basement jam sessions and cowshed rehearsals, to remote lighthouses, to headline appearances at international festivals. The Old Dance (read more / buy tickets...)


Friday, November 7, 2014

Jazz

Louise Dodds - A Song for Horace

EVENT CANCELLED

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Louise Dodds - A Song for Horace
Following on from the success of the release of ‘Fly’ in 2013, jazz singer Louise Dodds is taking to the road with her new show A Song for Horace. The show will be a tribute to Horace Silver, one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, as 2014 marks 60 years since the release of his most famous album Song for my Father. The show will look at both his music and his life, bringing (read more / buy tickets...)


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Cabaret

Wartime Women - The Khaki Cabaret

Tickets from: £12.50,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Wartime Women - The Khaki Cabaret
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Celebrated chanteuse and mistress of dramatic cabaret, Fiona-Jane Weston recreates the excitement of times that changed our world forever in a moving and humorous performance in the acclaimed production Wartime Women - The Khaki Cabaret. Questioning: What did Mummy do in the war? Fiona (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 9, 2014

Blues

Matthew Fox and Dan Phelps

Tickets from: £8.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Matthew Fox and Dan Phelps
Matthew Fox Matthew Fox is a guitarist and songwriter whose Georgia and Texas roots run deep. He has steeped himself in a variety of styles from acoustic and bottleneck blues to swing and his acclaimed originals are rooted in the great Texas story-song tradition. Matthew has appeared on stages, radio programs and at workshops throughout the US, United Kingdom and Scandinavia and is a proud (read more / buy tickets...)


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Tribute

Supersonic 70s Show - Selling Well!

Tickets from: £17.50,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Supersonic 70s Show - Selling Well!
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here 'The Supersonic 70s’ are a 6 piece ‘100% live’ band, with both male & female lead vocals. Featuring the incredible ‘Cat suited wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK. Janey adds some real ‘Agnetha glamour’ (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Film

Difret

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 5:15pm

Difret
Preview/F-Rated Powerful drama based on true story Director: Zeresenay Mehari Ethiopia/USA, 2014, 99m, 18tbc With: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere, Rahel Teshome In Ethiopia, one of the traditional (i.e. patriarchal) ways of finding a bride is for a man and his friends to kidnap a young teenage girl that he likes the look of. Once he has raped her, he has formally staked his claim. When a man tries (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Film

IMDb Awards 2014

Tickets from: £3.00,  Doors Open 7:35pm

IMDb Awards 2014
Special Event Nurturing new talent The shorts have been submitted, the films have been watched, the programming team have laughed, cried and argued bitterly over their favourites, and what was a long list of 108 films has been whittled down to just five. That’s right, it is time once again for the IMDb New Filmmaker Awards. The winner walks away, not only with the prestigious title, but (read more / buy tickets...)


Monday, November 17, 2014

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting - The Wines Of Argentina

Tickets from: £16.00,  Doors Open 7:15pm

Wine Tasting - The Wines Of Argentina
Presented by Phil Cooke Argentina is the world’s fifth largest wine producer, but still underappreciated as a source of quality wine. It is one of only 3 countries where in a blind tasting they have outperformed the best that Bordeaux can produce! Moreover it is the only New World wine region where everybody got to drink wine. So Argentina has a long history of producing wine.   The (read more / buy tickets...)


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Film

Finding Fela

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 6:15pm

Finding Fela
Documentary/Q&A/Audience Award Legendary Nigerian musician's life, beats and politics Director: Alex Gibney, USA/UK/Nigeria/France, 2014, 119m, 15 With: Fela Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Femi Kuti Fela Kuti was not only one of the greatest of all African musicians, but also one of the leading opponents of the dictatorship under which Nigeria has been ruled for decades. Like Bob Marley, his music, his (read more / buy tickets...)


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Film

Sletvrees?/Slut Phobia?

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 9:15pm

Sletvrees?/Slut Phobia?
Documentary/Q&A/F-Rated/Audience Award Female sexuality explored in Dutch doc Director: Sunny Bergman, Netherlands, 2013, 78m, 15tbc Why is there a double standard in modern sexuality? Why is it that male promiscuity is awarded a pat on the back, whereas female promiscuity is negatively labelled as ‘slutty’? Dutch documentary filmmaker, Sunny Bergman investigates. Talking to (read more / buy tickets...)


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Film

Coherence

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 6:15pm

Coherence
Burfield Sc-Fi/Audience Award Comet and coincidence collide in cerebral sci-fi Director: James Ward Byrkit, USA, 2013, 89m, 15tbc With: Emily Baldoni, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon It’s said that hell is other people. In the case of this cerebral sci-fi, it may also be what we make it. Starring Emily Baldoni and Nicholas Brendon (best known as Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Xander (read more / buy tickets...)


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Film

Frequencies

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 8:15pm

Frequencies
Burfield Sci-Fi/Q&A/Audience Award Fate vs. free will in Brit rom sci-fi Director: Darren Paul Fisher, UK/Australia, 2013, 105m, 12Atbc With: Daniel Fraser, Eleanor Wyld, Dylan Llewellyn Some people have all the luck. Literally. This is a world where luck can be measured. Meet Marie (Eleanor Wyld), a schoolgirl full of so much potential she can pass her exams blindfolded and everything seems (read more / buy tickets...)


Friday, November 21, 2014

Country

Police Dog Hogan

Tickets from: £12.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Police Dog Hogan
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Please note this will be a standing gig. With 8 members in the full line-up and instruments including guitar, accordion, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and trumpet, Police Dog hogan draw their influences from many different wells. You could call it Americana, country-folk, folk-pop or even urban (read more / buy tickets...)


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Tribute

Steely Dan as performed by Nearly Dan - Selling Well!

Tickets from: £17.00,  Doors Open 7:30pm

Steely Dan as performed by Nearly Dan - Selling Well!
Chapel Arts Cafe 'Early Bird Meal Deal' – last orders 7pm, for Menu and Booking click here Note – standing only   Two sold out shows in two years so it’s odds on for another sell out for year three. Why? Because Nearly Dan are a “truly outstanding group of musicians. The Chapel was Standing Room Only, too packed to dance, as full as I've seen it, and (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Film

The Wind

Tickets from: £10.00,  Doors Open 4:45pm

The Wind
Special Event / Retrospective/F-Rated 1920s silent western drama with live accompaniment Director: Victor Sjöström, USA, 1928, 95m, PG With: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love Released in 1928, just a few months after The Jazz Singer announced the birth of the talking picture, this masterpiece is a resonant endorsement of the power that silent cinema can lend to storytelling. The (read more / buy tickets...)


Sunday, November 23, 2014

Film

Attacking The Devil

Tickets from: £6.00,  Doors Open 7:00pm

Attacking The Devil
Documentary/Q&A/Audience Award Riveting story behind the thalidomide scandal Directors: David Morris, Jacqui Morris, UK, 2014, 99m, 15tbc With: Harold Evans Over 60 years ago, a new 'wonder drug' - thalidomide - appeared on the market, promising huge benefits. When its horrendous side-effects on unborn children emerged, no one - least of all its marketers Distillers - would take (read more / buy tickets...)




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