Belgrade Unplugged

Belgrade Unplugged 2014

Saturday 19 – Saturday 26 July 2014

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Building on the great success of last year’s first ever Belgrade Unplugged event, 2014 sees us visiting a host of exciting, new locations around Coventry and Warwickshire.

Belgrade Unplugged offers an exclusive insight into the work of the Theatre. These are stripped back, rehearsed readings of plays the Belgrade will be producing in the autumn. With no sets or costumes, our cast of professional actors allow you to witness the very start of the process that turns amazing scripts into amazing stage plays.

This is an unmissable opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful and interesting locations in the region and enjoy a truly unique cultural event.

Saturday 19 July at 1pm (doors open at 12.30pm)
Belgrade Theatre’s ‘B4 Grill’, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS

The first Unplugged performance will be in the Belgrade Theatre’s Restaurant, B4 Grill. Join us for a lunchtime performance, where you will be able to order a drink or something to eat whilst enjoying the performance. Tickets are free.

Monday 21 July at 5.30pm
The Establishment Bar & Grill, The Old County Hall, Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RN

The Establishment Bar & Grill is an exciting, unique bar situated in the cobbled streets of the Cathedral Quarter in the city centre. It is set in the Old County Hall which dates back to 1783 and until the mid-1980s was the main court in Coventry.

This unique location will offer an atmospheric setting to watch these readings after work. Tickets are free, special offers available for food.

Tuesday 22 July at 7pm
Nicholas Chamberlaine Almshouses, All Saints Square, Bedworth, CV12 8NR

Built in 1840, these Tudor-style buildings are a real architectural gem. We’re hoping for a pleasantly warm, July evening and intend to take advantage of the beautiful grounds, so please feel free to bring a picnic with you to enjoy during the readings. In the event of bad weather, we will move into the Residents’ Lounge and the stunning Governor’s Hall. Tickets are free.

Wednesday 23 July from 1.30pm
Upton House & Gardens, near Banbury, Warwickshire, OX15 6HT

Upton House & Gardens was the country home of Lord and Lady Bearsted in the 1930s.

Experience the world of a 1930s’ millionaire in this stunning property, and enjoy our rehearsed readings in the Picture Room. Readings will take place every half hour, with a different play each time. There will be a total of four readings, performed at 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm and 3pm.

Cost: There’s no additional charge to watch the performances, but there is an admission fee to enter this National Trust property. Visit for more details.

Thursday 24 July at 1pm
Touchwood Shopping Centre, Solihull, B91 3GJ

Touchwood is Solihull’s award-winning shopping centre. Unplugged will be performed in the Map Room next to Theobroma cafe at lunchtime. Tickets are free.

Friday 25 July at 1pm
Primrose Hill Park, Berry Street/Paynes Lane, Hillfields, Coventry,CV1 5JT

Located in the Hillfields area of Coventry, this community park will provide the perfect backdrop to watch Belgrade Unplugged. In the event of bad weather the event will move into the Hope Centre across the road on Sparkbrook Street. Tickets are free.

Saturday 26 July at 2pm
Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, CV21 3BZ

Located in the centre of Rugby, the Art Gallery & Museum houses exciting exhibitions of contemporary and modern art as well as displays from the museum’s collections of Roman and local social history objects.

This early afternoon reading will provide a great weekend activity for the family, or a break from Saturday afternoon shopping.

Tickets are free.

Saturday 26 July at 7.30pm
The Lunt Roman Fort, Coventry Road, Baginton, CV8 3AJ

The Lunt is a partially-reconstructed Roman fort dating back to AD 60. The fort was altered and reduced in size with the addition of a Gyrus – a unique Roman feature – probably used to train horses captured after the Boudican revolt.

It is in the Gyrus that the final readings of Belgrade Unplugged 2014 will take place. This atmospheric location provides the perfect backdrop for a summer’s evening picnic. In the event of bad weather, the readings will take place inside the museum – the only reconstructed wooden Roman granary in the world.

Tickets are free.

Sat 19 Jul 1:00pm
Mon 21 Jul 5:30pm
Tue 22 Jul 7:00pm
Wed 23 Jul 1:30pm
Thu 24 Jul 1:00pm
Fri 25 Jul 1:00pm
Sat 26 Jul 2:00pm
Sat 26 Jul 7:30pm

Belgrade Theatre Unplugged On Location

Posted by anon on 25th July 2014

From stately homes to shopping centres, art galleries to Almshouses, this year's Belgrade Theatre Unplugged has seen us visit some truly unique locations acr... Read more

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