A fabulous range of Drama from comedy to play readings and Cookham’s very own People’s Shakespeare.

2017 The Hollow Crown

hallowcrown5Pinder Hall, Lower Road, SL6 9EH                            May 11th, 12th and 13th 7.30pm.                             Licensed bar                            Tickets £12

Come and re-live the lives, loves, and losses of the crowned heads of Great Britain in this highly original play, first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Supported by Cookham- based musical group ‘Stromenti’, the cast celebrates a millennium of monarchy through speeches, documents, gossip, music and song. The play, devised by John Barton, is performed by The People’s Shakespeare Company and directed by David Choules.





2017 Exhibition: Peeps into Panto

PantoParish Centre, Church Gate, SL6 9SP                                                                                                                                                            Free entry

Pantomime thrives in a strong community - one able to laugh at itself. This exhibition spotlights over 50 years of pantomime in Cookham.

Local people have searched lofts and unlocked memories to help provide this fascinating archive, presented in a way that revisits the magic, the music and the fun. Come and relive your part in it all or see what you missed. It could happen again. “Oh no it couldn’t!” “Oh yes it could!”.


16 May 1pm-5pm;

17-19 May 1pm-6.30pm;

20 May 10am-6.30pm

21st May 2pm-7.30pm



2017 Peeps into Panto: Supper and Entertainment

Cookham Panto Puss in BootsParish Centre, Church Gate, SL6 9SP                    Tuesday May 16th - 7.15pm for 7.30pm.                     Licensed bar                     Tickets £25.


Enjoy an evening of Cookham Pantomime nostalgia with a three course supper. Expect informal, possibly impromptu snatches of entertainment - definitely not without improvisation.  Just like the old days!



2017 Comedy Evening

ComedyClubPinder Hall, Lower Road, SL6 9EH           Wednesday 17th May at 7.30pm.           Licensed bar               Tickets £15.00, full tables of 12 £150.


The triumphant return to the Festival of  Peter  Wilson’s  Comedy Club, featuring top-line stand-up comedians. Not always for the faint  hearted!



2017 Cookham’s Place in the Movies

cookhammoviesCookham Dean Village Hall, Church Road, Cookham Dean, SL6 9PG                 Tuesday 16th May at 7.30pm.               Tickets £10

The movies conjure up images of excitement, escapism and mystery, often in faraway places.

You may be surprised that your locale featured in many films over the years!

Join us to enjoy one such film, the story of Cookham’s film heritage, and try to spot familiar locations.




2017 Stars of the West End

WestEndPinder Hall, Lower Road, SL6 9EH                                 Thursday 18th May at 8pm.                                Licensed  bar                                 Tickets £20.

Four internationally renowned stars of musical theatre and a band of leading West End musicians, led by local impresario Toby  Cruse, take us on a whistle stop tour of West End and Broadway  musicals.  Celebrate  some of the greatest musicals of all time, including songs from Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Chicago, Chess, Evita, Miss Saigon, My Fair Lady, West Side Story and homages to Rodgers & Hammerstein and Cole Porter.