Category: Theatre

  • One to watch…

    One to watch…

    You may recall coming to see a group of talented young actors in training from London, perform a play called Lock Down a few years ago at Barnabas, written and directed by Katy, Jan’s daughter?  The play aims to explore the causes of youth violence and received brilliant reviews following its tour.  We are delighted […]

  • Two new plays… one afternoon

    Two new plays… one afternoon

    Sunday 8th July is an opportunity for you to come and see TWO BRAND NEW PLAYS performed in the amazing environment of Barnabas Arts House over an afternoon.  Following the success of ‘No Human Is Illegal’ and their acclaimed performance in The Houses of Parliament, Ignite Theatre Company formed this year and is made up […]

  • BAH 8th Annual fringe festival is almost here

    BAH 8th Annual fringe festival is almost here

    We’re excited to be holding our 8th Annual Fringe Festival this year from 8th -12th August. We have 5 days of workshops & entertainment including Italian Cookery Demo, Drama Workshop, Sound Healing Reiki Sessions, Cabaret Evening, ‘Discarded Object’ Sculpture here Workshops & an Evening of Spoken Word, Drama & Comedy.  Check out our timetable of events […]

  • More drama at Barnabas…

    More drama at Barnabas…

    On Thurs 27 July Barnabas will be hosting a Preview Performance of Between The Crosses  A Flying Bridge Theatre Limited Production written by William Huggins A Brand new one-person-show from the producers of the international, multi-award winning hits A Regular Little Houdini, Not About Heroes, Skyhawk and The Lament of George Shell   Between the Crosses is a story of […]

  • A rare opportunity for Barnabas Arts House!

    A rare opportunity for Barnabas Arts House!

    ‘No Human is Illegal’ is a punchy, Sunday Times acclaimed piece of theatre, written by Katy Arnell (daughter of Janet Martin – BAH owner) and will be travelling from London to Newport for two performances on 9th July in the upper gallery levels of Barnabas. The play explores the public response to the refugee crisis using […]

  • Very exciting news for Barnabas

    Very exciting news for Barnabas

    Janet Martin, owner of BAH, is not renowned for bragging, but she would like to make this occasion an exception. Having been to London to see ‘No Human is Illegal’, a piece of drama devised by her younger daughter, Katy Arnell, she urges you not to miss out on the experience of viewing this production […]

  • West-End actor to perform at Barnabas Arts House!

    West-End actor to perform at Barnabas Arts House!

    Featured in today’s South Wales Argus…    You don’t want to miss out on this unique opportunity to see “A Regular Little Houdini” at Barnabas Arts House next week – for 3 nights only 10, 11 & 12 Dec at 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (£5 concessions). Either ring 01633 673739 to pay for tickets on the […]

  • “A Regular Little Houdini” – returns to Newport!

    “A Regular Little Houdini” – returns to Newport!

    Prior to UK & USA Tour, ‘A Regular Little Houdini’ is being performed in Newport (the setting of the play), by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams at Barnabas Arts House this December.  For 3 nights only, on Thursday 10, Friday 11 & Saturday 12 December you have the opportunity to see this magnificent one man show. Tickets are […]

  • Not to be missed – Music, Poetry and Comedy Evening

    Not to be missed – Music, Poetry and Comedy Evening

    Barnabas Arts House is pleased to host An Evening of Music, Poetry & Comedy on Saturday 21st March.  Doors open at 7.30pm – performance begins at 8pm until 10pm. £5 entry on the door The evening features original poetry & comedy by Terrance Edwards, Karen Sherrard & Claire Syder of Cardiff City Writers. Also performing […]

  • Last chance to see Frankenstein’s monster!

    Last chance to see Frankenstein’s monster!

    Tin Shed Theatre Co. are performing Dr Frankenstein’s Travelling Freak Show one final time in the first place it was ever publicly performed, Barnabas Arts House, Newport. This event will be held on Friday 5th December 2014 (not 2015!) at 8pm (performance lasts 1 hour and after-party follows until late) Tickets are strictly limited. For […]