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Bold, gripping and action packed! Hamlet this March.

Icarus Theatre Collective presents their sexy, bloody and fast paced tour of Hamlet. Reimagined, this gripping ensemble embraces Shakespeare’s brutality and amplifies the exhilaration and violence of one of the greatest plays ever written.
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Get to know Black Beauty: The Play

Saddle up and gallop headlong into this quirky re-telling of a classic. Blending storytelling and music, there’s lots of fun and adventure in this brand new show that's sure to warm your heart. But before the show canters its way to us on Sat 18 Feb, here's ten fun facts about the book and the new production.
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MADE IN INDIA: Parenting, People and Cultures.

Gujarat is known as the the surrogacy capital of India, an industry estimated to be worth over $1bn a year. It is also the setting for brand new play, Made in India, which tours to Macrobert Arts Centre on Tue 14 Feb, 7.30pm. This thrilling new play will explore the global and personal implications of commercial surrogacy through the eyes of three different women. Belgrade Theatre spoke to playwright Satinder Chohan to find a bit more about her new play and the inspiration for writing it.
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We're going back in time... to 1967!

In 2017 Macrobert Arts Centre is celebrating 50 years of the University of Stirling! It was on 13 November 1967 The Queen gave formal approval to the proposals for the Charter and Statutes To celebrate their past, present and future, the University of Stirling are hosting many events throughout 2017.  With public lectures, exhibitions, family fun days and reunions there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate with them. 
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Don't miss Fisk [Fish]

Mental well-being is important to us all, especially in the darker months. This season we invite you to join us in connecting the ideas and experiences of mental health - explored in the live show, Fisk - our 2017 programme 'Conversation Starter'. Fisk is a starting point for a series of illuminating activities and discussions to help explore something of urgent importance to our communities. 
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Say hello to our new 2017 Spring Season!

In 2017 there's going to be lots to celebrate! As well as the University of Stirling's 50th Birthday, we're bringing you even more fantastic live events, event cinema and opportunities to get involved in next year. 
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Cracking Cinema This Christmas

While panto may not be everyone’s cup of tea, Macrobert’s Filmhouse has plenty of treats to keep you entertained during the month of December. Making use of their Playhouse Studio space, there’s the opportunity to watch festive films such as Elf, Love Actually and the heart-warming classic, It’s a Wonderful Life.
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A CAPTIVATING CHRISTMAS SHOW FOR AGES FIVE AND UNDER

Arrived in our venue today, and for the festive season, is the cast and crew for a terrific show for age five and under called How to be a Christmas Tree. Opening on Tue 29 Nov it is guaranteed to get audiences rockin’ around the tree - depending whether the little seedlings of the Tall and True Tree Nursery have what it takes to grow big and strong. 
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Movies On Tour this Christmas

People receiving hospital or hospice care will next month be given the chance to share some festive film magic. We're organising a film tour to head to Strathcarron Hospice in Denny at the start of December to host a number of screenings of the festive classic White Christmas. We will then head to the children's ward at Forth Valley Royal Hospital where Arthur Christmas will be screened. The tour has been sponsored by Stirling consultancy firm Projects On Track. 
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Tis' the Panto season and there are Weans in the Wood at Macrobert

There’ll be Weans in the Wood at Macrobert Arts Centre this Christmas with a panto extravaganza from the pen of Johnny McKnight. Macrobert’s Artistic Director Julie Ellen is taking the helm, directing a top cast packed with our much loved Stirling regulars, to entertain you.  We open for festive fun on Fri 25 Nov and run until Sat 31 Dec.