The Black Stuff (Preview)
28 April at 19:30–21:00

Rubber – a miraculous substance! But until Charles Goodyear came along in the 1830s, it was sticky and useless. In a race against his rivals and battling incredible odds, Charles turned natural rubber into a product that revolutionised industries around the world. But it took everything he had. Meanwhile, his wife Clarissa faced the age-old struggle of women in this patriarchal society – the fight to have her voice heard.Through theatre, art, humour, and song, “The Black Stuff” tells the dark true story of how a bankrupt button-maker became one of the most important inventors of all time – and […]

19 April at 19:30–22:30

Come and join us for our Stammtisch Evening.A Stammtisch (German for “regulars’ table”) is an informal group meeting held on a regular basis.A Stammtisch is not a structured meeting, but rather a friendly get-together. In this sense, the Doncaster Brewery Stammtisch is a friendly get together of German speakers, whether native or non-native speakers and we hope to revive this German tradition and enjoy speaking German while having a drink or two. Come along if you want to brush up on your German conversational skills; if you’re German and want to speak your mother tongue more regularly, or if you simply […]

The Mask of Anarchy
4 August at 19:30–22:00

Celebrate the birthday of the great radical poet Percy Bysshe Shelly with Read to Write by joining in a reading of his great poem. Just turn up with a copy of The Mask of Anarchy and contribute. Free, open to all. With thanks to Alison and Ian at the Tap for their support

A Tale to Tell
20 April at 19:30–22:30

The launch of Mick Jenkinson’s first pamphlet collection of poetry will be held in The Upper Room. Mick will read from the collection and music will be provided by Ray Hearne. The book, A Tale to Tell – is now out from Glass Head Press. Copies available on the night at £5.      

Sat 21st April 2018

Can Uke do it? There is only one way to find out. Come along to our Ukulele session in the bar and join in playing and singing along to some well known tunes.Open to beginners and the more advanced.Free Entry

Girl Talk
18/04/2018 – 19:30 to 22:30

Come and join us for our monthly ‘Girl Talk’ evening. At this session we are doing a special offer on Rum so if this is your tipple you are in for a treat.Hope to see you soon – It’ll be the talk of the town.

Well Spoken
Thursday 12/04/2017

 12/04/2018 at 20:00–23:00The April ‘Well Spoken’ features guest speaker – Stephanie Bowgett.Stephanie was the founder member of the Albert Poets (a nationally respected poetry group) more than twenty years ago, and still co-ordinates their workshops and readings. She has won numerous poetry prizes and appeared in many leading poetry magazines. Her latest collection “A poor kind of memory” received glowing testimonies “In these wonderful poems Stephanie writes with skill and sensitivity about the vulnerable. She has an instinct for the appropriate register and form with which to convey the poignancy of powerlessness through the ages, whether relating to children, women, refugees, or whoever. […]