POSTED: 14th May 2024 14th May 2024


What’s on for families this May half-term

Looking for something to do this May half-term? Haverhill Arts Centre has you covered with plenty of family-friendly shows, musical performances, cinema screenings and more! See our exciting list of shows below:

Sister Act

When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.

Centre Stage are looking forward to bringing Sister Act to the Haverhill Arts Centre, the feel-amazing musical comedy based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet!

WHEN: Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 May

HOW MUCH: Standard: £15.00 | Concessions: £13.00

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.

Kung Fu Panda 4

After Po is tapped to become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, he needs to find and train a new Dragon Warrior, while a wicked sorceress plans to re-summon all the master villains whom Po has vanquished to the spirit realm.

WHEN: Wednesday 29 May – 1:30pm

HOW MUCH: Standard: £5.50

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.

Seize Them!

Dark Ages Britain where Queen Dagan is toppled by a revolution led by Humble Joan. The Queen becomes a fugitive in her own land, and must face hardship and danger as she embarks on a voyage to win back her throne.

WHEN: Wednesday 29 May – 7:00pm

HOW MUCH: Standard: £7.00 | Concessions: £5.50

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.

Open Mic Night

Dream of performing live in front of a crowd? Want to sing using professional audio equipment? Fancy testing your comedy skills on a grand stage? You can experience all of this at our April Open Mic Night.

WHEN: Thursday 30 May – 8:00pm

HOW MUCH: Donations welcome.

HOW TO BOOKClick here to find out more.

The Dolly Popz

The Dolly Popz are three pop culture Princesses: Flossy, Blossom & Honey, living their best lives and achieving their Dolly Dreamz together! This is your chance to join them at their high energy Pop Party!

Embodying the trends of today through music, fashion and friendship, these three important Dolly Pop values will forever be multi-generational.

A Dolly Popz performance brings audiences of all ages together, for a truly bonding entertainment experience. Featuring BIG costumes, BIG moves and an even BIGGER playlist of feel-good, pop favourites. A Dolly Mix of current chart toppers and nostalgic hits that everyone knows.

WHEN: Friday 31 May – 2:00pm

HOW MUCH: Standard: £15.00

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.

Mark Watson: Search

Mark Watson’s 12-year-old son has just got a phone. His 70-year-old dad has been through the most frightening experience of his life. Both a dad and a kid himself, around the midpoint of his life, the Taskmaster star and multiple award-winner – now also famous as one-third of YouTube cult sensation No More Jockeys – returns.

He’ll consider the search for meaning that we’re all on, with or without Google. There’ll be a lot of jokes, and a show that’s different every night.

★★★★★ ‘Quite unlike anything else I’ve seen in almost 20 years of covering the Fringe…witty, warm, perfectly judged’ Telegraph

★★★★ ½ ‘An hour or two of our limited span on Earth in his uplifting, witty company is time excellently spent’ Chortle

★★★★ ‘A master at letting us in on his vulnerability’ The Times

★★★★ ‘This is a stand-up operating at the very top of his game’ Independent

WHEN: Friday 31 May – 7:30pm

HOW MUCH: Standard: £21.00

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.


A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica. However, their well-laid plans quickly go awry when they get lost and wind up in New York City. The experience soon inspires them to expand their horizons, open themselves up to new friends, and accomplish more than they ever thought possible.

WHEN: Saturday 1 June – 10:30am

HOW MUCH: Standard: £5.50

HOW TO BOOKClick here to book your tickets.


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