What’s On & Booking

To book please call 07725 051523 or BOOK ONLINE

The Roxy is a community cinema and everyone is welcome. Film admission charges are £4 for members, £3.50 for concessions, £6.50 for guests and £4.50 for guest concessions. Membership is £12 per year, running from Sept-Sept. To keep the show on the road we rely on our members, friends and volunteers, and always welcome more. For further information please visit our website or call us. Doors and bar open half an hour before the published film time. It’s a good idea to book using the booking page here. This ensures you get in, but you still pay at the box office and select your seat. Alternatively, call us on 07725 051523. The Roxy (and the whole house) can be hired for events, meetings and private screenings. For these, please call Juliet on 07808 806573. For anything else, contact juliet@julietmaclay.com. NB: Films can start at different times!

Friday, July 6
Loving Vincent (12) UK/Poland 2017 94 mins.
An intriguing oddity – an animated film in Van Gogh’s own style imagining the last few months of his life.


 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival previews: Stand-up Comedy at the Roxy!

Monday 9, Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 July
Doors and bar open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm
Only £6 per ticket. Now in our 8th year and featuring some great comedians. Catch them here before their Edinburgh shows. These do sell out fast, so remember to go to the Axbridge Post Office and Chemist and get yours (Available no later than June 1st). If you live outside Axbridge call 07725 051523.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival previews: Stand-up Comedy at the Roxy! Monday 9, Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 July. The Roxy, 36 High Street, Axbridge BS26 2AF

Tickets in advance only £6 from the Roxy Box Office on 07725 051523, the Axbridge Post Office or the Axbridge Chemist.  £8 on the door. Doors & bar open at 7pm, Acts begin at 8pm (NB: Acts can change without notice)

Monday 9th July

Laura Lexx
Lovely
In 2015 Laura Lexx’s show “Lovely” was all about her life being relatively, well… lovely. One reviewer remarked “one can only hope that that there’s some life-altering catastrophe waiting just around the corner for Lexx”… well congratulations anonymous critic – come and see this show because 2017 was pretty awful.
“real comedic steel” The Guardian
“a joy… roars of laughter” The Independent

 

Hayley Ellis
Grandad’s Pigeon
Featured in the top Fringe jokes of all time in The Scotsman, The Independent and The Mirror. Hayley’s back with a brand new show about a lost pigeon.
“Hayley Ellis always makes me laugh off and on stage” – Sarah Millican

 

Tuesday 10th July

Mat Ewins
Join Mat Ewins as he presents some funny videos and animation as a work in progress towards performing at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.
“I laughed more in this show than in many this Fringe” ★★★★ Independent

 

Sally-Anne Hayward
Comedienne-ess
Fifty-eight minutes of jokes from one of the UK comedy scene’s most vaginary binaries. Sally guarantees this show will change your life, even if only by making it an hour shorter – come and feel the wrath of her mirth!
‘Warm and very funny’ (Sarah Millican).
 ‘A kick in the balls from a bullying southerner’ (Some nobody on Twitter). ****

 

Wednesday 11th July

Steve Day
Adventures in Dementia
Comedian Steve Day previews his heart-warming Edinburgh Fringe show about his father’s dementia. If you like bittersweet comedy about deafness and dementia then this is a show not to be missed!

Gary Delaney
Work in Progress
A regular Mock the Week panellist and as seen on Live at the Apollo, Gary is now testing jokes for his next tour show. Help him figure out which should be immediately put down for a good school and which should be quietly drowned in a bucket.
‘A hugely impressive collection of exquisitely crafted gags by one of Britain’s grandmasters of the one-liner’ – Chortle

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Friday, July 13 8:30pm
I am Not a Witch (12) UK 2017 93 mins.
Dir: Rungano Nyoni. Benfors ‘Wee Do, Boyd Banda
First time feature from Welsh-Zambian director Rungano Nyoni is a charming study of an orphan whose supposed magic powers are a goldmine for venal officials.

Wednesday, July 18 and Thursday, July 19 7pm. Meal starts at 7:10
Murder on the Orient Express
Preceded by 3 course meal under the canopy! £20 with film
(12 A) UK 2017 114 mins. Director: Kenneth Branagh. Judi Dench, Johnny Depp

In this glamorous remake of Agatha Christie’s classic, Hercule Poirot is faced with

his most complex case. The courses follow the route of the train: Budapest starter, Paris for mains, and London for dessert. Tickets available here at the Roxy, or in the Axbridge Chemist and Post Office from May 1st. Tickets must be paid for in advance.

To book please call 07725 051523 or BOOK ONLINE

Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 8:30 pm
Darkest Hour (PG) UK 2017 125 mins.
Dir: Joe Wright. Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas
Gary Oldman won best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Churchill in this critically acclaimed wartime drama.

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Tuesday, July 31
Country Joe and the fish
7.30pm – Midnight
SAN FRANCISCO NIGHTS REVISITED
An in-person performance by legendary psychedelic, counter-culture revolutionary

BRUCE BARTHOL (Formerly of Country Joe and the Fish)
As part of psychedelic rock legends Country Joe and the Fish, Bruce played the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival and helped change the course of rock ‘n’ roll.

Tonight, in a solo acoustic show, he will be drawing on five decades of musical rebellion to tell the story of his extraordinary life through song and narrative.  Bruce will be accompanied on harmony vocals and spoons by John Roberts.  Dr Love Vinyl Revival will be playing sounds from the era with psychedelic lights and film.  Tuesday nights may never be the same. Ticket admission £8 in advance £10 on the door.  Home-made nibbles available.

 

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Roxy Minis
Roxy Minis is a new community run, not-for-profit venture by two local mums. They organise monthly daytime screenings of films for toddlers and pre-schoolers, providing an affordable, less formal cinema experience.

Snacks and drinks are available, and nobody minds whether your children are dancing in the aisles or snuggled up on cushions and beanbags at the front!

Successful screenings so far have included Aladdin, The Trolls and The Lego Movie.

Upcoming events are planned for Thurs 26th April, Thurs 31st May, Weds 27th June, Fri 27th July, and Weds 22nd August. Check out their Facebook page (Roxy Minis) for more information and film choices, or email roxyminis@hotmail.com  to book tickets.

 

Groovy Movies
Aimed primarily at children aged 8-14 and their parents/families, Groovy Movies is a not for profit, community film club. Future dates will be advertised on The Roxy Website. For further information or to get involved contact Lucy on 07963 131545

 

 

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