Solihull Arts Complex

The Lock in Christmas Carol

It;s back! Award-winning half gig, half dance show, half panto!  

Fast becoming a seasonal tradition at the Core Theatre... the Lock in Team are back.  Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award-winning team of musicians & dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!  It's Christmas Eve and the regulars of The Olde Fighting Cocks are excited about the night ahead, it's going to be the Folk & Hip Hop dance party of the year! To their dismay the landlady, Jasmineezer Scrooge, has more profitable ambitions and is preparing to launch her new business, the "Oompah Techno Bar͛!! Cheap alco-pops, luminous lighting and mind-numbing bass beats are all in danger of alienating the local community and ruining Christmas! Fortunately, so me insightful souls are at hand to lead her back to her senses. Featuring folk powerhouse "The Demon Barbers"; artists from Breaking Tradition Dance Company; a new seasonal repertoire and a "slightly unhinged͛ approach to their family friendly stage shows, they are 

"...guaranteed to raise weary spirits and send an audience home smiling!   The Telegraph

“ ...Some shows demonstrate great skill and technique, some offer strong musicianship, and some create the kind of atmosphere and energy that leaves you high on life. The Lock In does all three”

                                                                                                                The List (Edinburgh Fringe)

"...A full-on show of such blazing energy and joyous ingenuity you scarcely ponder on the apparent madness of trying to marry folk dance and hip hop..͛  The Independent

"...The Lock In is infectious and gets under your skin to the extent you stop analysing and start just enjoying. Certainly the best night out in town...͛    Whats On Stage


Tickets £17 adult (£15 child)   7.30pm start.  110 mins inc. interval.

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