UPCOMING EVENTS

The Guildhall Assizes Fair

21 May 2022

We are super excited to bring you a weekend of Thetford History.
A traditional Assizes fair! Come and join us fo markets, theatre, activities and much more!
Take a look back into Thetford’s Assizes court history!

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Tales of the Assizes Court

21 May 2022

Come and Join us for the Third instalment of the popular Tales of the Assizes.

What historic court case will be resurrected form the past of Thetford's Assizes court.
A unique look into the history of England's Justice system.

Become our jury and give your verdict. Not to be missed , book early to avoid disappointment

Jury's Out 2 - Drag Night

11 June 2022

Thetford Guildhall and The Saucy Judge presents…

“Jury's Out!: A Cabaret Drag Show”!

With guest performances by Queenie B, (@adzqueenieb),
The clown prince of Norwich - The Duke , and the bearded beauty from Norwich city - Iceni

Come out and support local drag and queer artists in a beautiful setting with a fabulous bar! This is a night not to be missed!.

Insert Laughter Here Improvised Comedy Show

17 June 2022

Suffolk-based merchants of madness Insert Laughter Here are bringing their biggest ever show to The Carnegie Thetford this summer!

Playing a series of games and taking suggestions from the audience the performers will create hilarious scenes from scratch, lightning fast.

Previous scenes have included glowing-haired aliens on a strange planet, a high-stakes bank heist that went horribly wrong, and a shopping trip in the style of a nature documentary... Who knows what we’ll do next, we certainly don’t, until you tell us! Chaos is guaranteed. Laughter doubly so.

NOTE - may contain swearing and mature content, age guidance 14+

80's Retro Party Disco

24 June 2022

Retro Party Experience Proudly Presents
Back by popular demand, come and join us for some 80s fun! We will be totally transforming the Carnegie in to pure 80s heaven! 80s Party Night taking you back to the 1980’s, Full Retro Themed Party.

Rewind back to the 80s and party the night away. A night packed full of all your 80s floor fillers.

Live DJ Sets, Giant Video Screens, Retro Sweets, Red Carpet Entrance, 1980s Themed Decor & Lighting, Fancy Dress.
DJ Karl Duke & Chris Discos will be back in the house to party with you all! Our eighties theme party is a tribute to an era that we remember well, a decade that was just great fun! Dig out your rah-rah skirts, and leg warmers, the fashion made no sense but the music was pure magic.

Why not come in fancy dress, our photo booth will capture you in all your glory, make it a night to remember!

GM Live - George Michael Tribute

25 June 2022

Carlton entertainments presents GM Live- The Ultimate tribute to George Michael. This joyous new show celebrates the music of one of the most iconic and best singer songwriters of all time, the incredible George Michael.

This ultimate tribute concert features full live band and is a heartfelt and authentic tribute that takes audiences on a musical journey of George's greatest hits and high energy Wham tracks. The show is based on George's 25 Live tour and audiences are treated to stunning musical arrangements and exciting versions of songs such as Fastlove, Faith, Careless Whisper, Outside and Freedom.

Join us for an unmissable evening as we pay homage to one of the most loved artists of our generation.

Chuckl's Thetford Comedy Club with Paul Sinha and Ben Briggs

1 July 2022

Chuckl. In association with The Carnegie bring you the very best in live stand up comedy.

See some of the biggest names in comedy along with our favourite handpicked artists.

Tonight’s lineup includes Paul Sinha (The Chase, QI, Would I lie to You?) / Ben Briggs (English Comedian of the Year Finalist) / Nicole Harris (Jewish Comedian of the Year) / Sam Rhodes ('Sam is one of the most innovative musical comedians out there.' - British Comedy Guide)

Please note the lineup maybe subject to change.

The Hollow by Agatha Christie

8 July 2022

Thetford Player’s first full length play will deliver murder, suspense, suspicion and some comedic moments before the culprit is finally revealed.
We look forward to seeing you this summer: Can you guess Whodunnit before the final curtain?

Choose from performances on Friday 8th July at 7pm and Saturday 9th July at 1.30pm and 6.30pm.

Disco, Soul & Motown Night

30 July 2022

Come and join us for a night of Soul, Motown, Northern Soul & Disco classics!

You’ll be ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’, with songs from legendary artistes such as Lionel Richie, Earth Wind & Fire, Barry White, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jacksons, Luther Vandross, Edwin Starr and many more...

Special guest direct from the USA Willaim Hicks as Barry White

Why not come in fancy dress, our photo booth will capture you in all your glory, make it a night to remember!

The Bohemians - Queen Greatest Hits Tour

26 August 2022


Internationally renowned Queen Tribute band The Bohemians take you on a high energy roller coaster ride of a concert, featuring the back catalogue of one of the world’s most popular and iconic rock acts of all time.

Billed as ‘The World’s most exciting Queen Tribute’ The Bohemians start proceedings as they mean to continue.

Charlie Locke and the Quest for Confidence

27 August 2022

Children’s theatre show. Suitable for ages 5+

“Hello! I’m Brain” – Yes, Charlie’s Brain............ Charlie Locke is a kind, funny and imaginative child who's ready to share her thoughts with the world. But sometimes, confidence escapes her, and her thoughts go on great adventures before they are heard. Join Charlie and Brain as they navigate through primary school life, friendships and the beauty of finding a voice. Come, see and hear Charlie’s adventurous tale and her quest for confidence!

Chuckl's Thetford Comedy Club - September 2022

2 September 2022


Chuckl. in association with The Carnegie bring you the very best in live stand up comedy.

See some of the biggest names in comedy along with our favourite handpicked artists.

The lineup for this show will be announced soon.

Phoney Fools and Horses

16 September 2022

Tribute to the legendary Only Fools and Horses TV series.

Starring -Award Winning Comedy Impressionist & Britain’s Got Talent star, Drew Cameron.

Following first class reviews, our brand-new show has arrived in theatres nationwide! Recent audience reactions; “Absolutely brilliant show”; “It was luvvly jubbly!”; “Really worth coming, will come again!”

Celine - My Heart Will Go On

29 September 2022

Experience the ultimate Celine Dion tribute Concert as it tours across the UK. My Heart Will Go On is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.
Taking audiences on a magical ride through four decades of hits that include: The Power Of Love, It's All Coming Back To Me Now, I'm Alive, All By Myself, Because You Loved Me, My Heart Will Go On and many more…

Back to the 60s with Union Gap

4 November 2022

AN EVENING OF 60S NOSTALGIA WITH HIT MAKERS THE UNION GAP (hit single Young Girl) & JIMMY JEMAIN (winner of ITVs Star in your eyes) AS CLIFF RICHARD & JUSTIN DAISH AS HANK MARVIN (of the Shadows)

A Saucerful of Floyd - Pink Floyd Tribute Show

19 November 2022

A Saucerful of Floyd is a Pink Floyd Tribute with a difference. Most tributes to Pink Floyd offer the full production performances seen back in the 80s and 90s with the 8 or 9 piece band and big screen.