Calstock Arts is a community arts centre located in a beautifully converted Chapel on the banks of the River Tamar.

We programme a wide range of events including folk, jazz, classical music, comedy, film, theatre, talks and exhibitions. We have a fully licensed bar and pre-event food is now available for some events.

In addition to our ticketed events we also have Gallery Bar Specials. These feature live music and other events from well-known and emerging performers in the south west.

The Old Chapel is an ideal venue for a variety of community events, exhibitions, conferences, weddings and private parties.

News

A few remaining tickets are still available for Cara Dillon's performance on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 September. Click on the links below to book yours.
Ticket are still available for our first Women in Jazz weekend from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 April, featuring some of the finest female musicians from across the UK. More details below.

Calstock Film - The Death Of Stalin (Armando Iannucci 2017) Cert 15

FILM

Thursday 19 April:

An uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci set in Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader.

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Sleightly Mad - An Afternoon of Magic with Kris Harris

MAGIC

Sunday 22 April:

Join Kris Harris for an afternoon show of magic, plus an exciting workshop of conjuring, wizardry, illusion and dexterity.

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Interchange Dectet - Women in Jazz Weekend

JAZZ

Friday 27 April:

Ten of the UK’s leading female musicians combine in a fascinating new initiative – led by Issie Barratt – playing new music from women composers representing a breadth and diversity that crosses generations and cultural backgrounds.

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The Printmakers - Women in Jazz Weekend

JAZZ

Saturday 28 April:

The Printmakers make a welcome return to Calstock Arts after their headline gig at the 2015 Calstock Jazz and Blues Festival. Brought together by their collective love of song, The Printmakers’ music defies category and sets out to cross the boundaries that traditionally separate jazz, folk and the contemporary music world.

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Jazz Diva Showcase - Women in Jazz Weekend

JAZZ

Sunday 29th April

Three singers – Jo Bell, Tina Learmonth, Lou Phillips. Their expressive, honeyed tones and effortless delivery will entertain you on this Sunday afternoon with much loved classics – Lover Man, Anything Goes, So In Love, Cry Me A River and more.

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Talking Heads - A Performance of Rehearsed Readings

THEATRE

Tuesday 1 May:

Tavistock Festival presents readings of two of Alan Bennett’s acclaimed ‘Talking Heads’ monologues by members of the Tavonians Theatre Company, directed by Stuart Waterworth.

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Calstock Film - Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (Paul McGuigan 2017) Cert 15

FILM

Thursday 3 May:

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award (R)-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool.

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Shopaholic Fashion Show

FASHION

Friday 4 May:

Following the success of last year’s fashion show, a group of Calstock ladies has arranged a second event to raise money for Cancer Research UK. It’s a really fun night in support of a good cause.

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Springtime Madrigals Weekend with Helen Porter

JAZZ

Weekend 5 & 6 May

A very popular weekend, with all madrigals selected from the Oxford Book of English Madrigals

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Sunday Sessions - Duo Villanesca

CLASSICAL

Sunday 13 May:

Young virtuosos Peter Joe Bennett and Ana Estefania Rodriguez Morán play solos and duets from the classical and contemporary repertoire for guitar and flute.

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Calstock Film - All About My Mother - Todo Sobre Mi Madre (Pedro Almodóvar 1999) Cert 15

FILM

Thursday 17 May:

Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.

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Gallery Bar Special with Tamar

FOLK

Friday 25 May

Featuring local boys Oliver Wheeldon and Barney Kenny playing Fiddle, Slide Guitar and 12 String Acoustic Guitar with a foot-stomping Celtic/Anglo crossover style of music.

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Talking Rubbish at Calstock!

TALK

Thursday 31 May

Join local historian Richard Jones for a fascinating illustrated talk tracing the digging and collecting of C19 and C20 bottles and jars found in and around Calstock, Albaston and Gunnislake, some from local businesses and pubs.

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Glorious Chorus

CHORAL

Saturday 2 June:

Acclaimed Devon-based performance choir Glorious Chorus returns to Calstock for another roof-raising performance. A highlight of the 2015 Calstock Jazz and Blues Festival, the choir has gone from strength to strength under the expert leadership of award-winning songwriter/ director Helen Yeomans.

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Calstock Film - The Mountain Between Us (Hany Abu-Assad 2017) Cert 12A

FILM

Thursday 7 June:

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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Haldon Quartet

CLASSICAL

Friday 8 June:

Haldon Quartet consists of four musicians rooted in the West Country, united in their desire to play the classics of the string quartet repertoire and newer works to audiences in the area and further afield.

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Rachael McShane and The Cartographers

FOLK

Saturday 16 June:

Rachael’s new set of traditional songs is performed with her brand new band, featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting).

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Calstock Film - Darkest Hour (Joe Wright 2017) Cert PG

FILM

Thursday 21 June:

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.

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Calstock Film – Fences (Denzel Washington 2016) Cert 12A

FILM

Thursday 5 July:

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

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Shappi Khorsandi – Mistress and Misfit

COMEDY

Saturday 28 July:

A regular on Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Have I Got News for You and Q.I, Shappi is back on the road with her new sell out show, presenting England’s unsung heroine, Emma Hamilton. For too long she has been known only as Nelson’s mistress, a bit of a harlot. (You get ONE job in a brothel and bang goes your reputation).

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Luke Daniels and Nancy Kerr

FOLK

Friday 31 August:

Two of the British Folk scene’s top performers team up for a limited number of exclusive shows to perform their own and each other’s music.

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Cara Dillon

FOLK

Friday 21 September:

This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and attracting exceptional acclaim for over twenty years. She has (according to Mojo magazine) “quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”.

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Cara Dillon

FOLK

Saturday 22 September:

This extraordinary Irish singer has been captivating audiences and attracting exceptional acclaim for over twenty years. She has (according to Mojo magazine) “quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”.

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