What’s On

 

AUGUST LISTINGS

Wed 3rd: It’s our Weekly Pub Quiz! Join our quizmaster, Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of brain exercise. Come top of the pile and win actual cash money! Fall just short and come in second to win a mystery reward, or failing all that, come rock bottom to earn delicious biscuits for the whole team. £1 entry per person, teams of up to 6 people, quiz starts at 8:30pm


Thu 4th
: Giggle Water Comedy Club returns for another night of free live comedy, now in a monthly format!! Featuring a fantastic mix of local and out of town comedic talent offering you the opportunity to forget the woes of modern life and have a drink and a laugh in a friendly atmosphere. Entry is completely free and there’ll be a ‘Jar on the Bar’ for any generously received donations, all of which go to the future of live comedy. Show from 8pm


Fri 5th
: Carol Starr Sings… In a change to our scheduled event, the Blind Pig Blues Club, which has been cancelled last minute due to illness, please put your hands together for local jazz and cabaret singer Carol Starr who will be stepping in and up onto our stage to bring you songs from Ella Fitzgerald to Shirley Bassey wth some cabaret and showtunes along the way. Entry will be completely free with our famous Jar on the Bar for some gratefully received donations. Open from 6pm, live music from 8pm.


Sat 6th
: This Saturday evening we will be joined by Prohibition Cabaret favourite Jenni Winter who will be treating us to some piano classics. Musical showtunes, vintage hits and soulful melodies, Jenni has been a mainstay in our goal to bring classic entertainment to Newcastle. So sing along if you know the words, or just sit back with a drink in hand and enjoy some Saturday night live music. Entry will be free and for any donations you want to offer our performer, we’ll have our famous Jar on the Bar as always. Jenni will be performing from 8pm.


Sun 7th
: 2pm – 6pm Oh lawdy, here they come! It’s The Hound Club! The Hound Club is a monthly afternoon social for dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes and for their human pals to meet like minded owners. NEW start time of 2pm (when our doors open) gives our four legged pals longer to stay and play. Water bowls, toys and treats provided. No dog required, bar still open to the public, though liking dogs would be helpful! FREE entry.

Sun 7th: (Venue) We proudly welcome back to our venue the Say What? Open Improv Comedy Jam. Say What? is an open improv jam; if you’ve ever had an interest in improvised comedy before, you can show up on the night and get to play! Entry is completely free so come along and join in the fun or sit back with drink in hand and enjoy some laughs. From 7pm.


*CLOSED FOR WEEK* The planets aligned and various holidays and life events came together at the same time for the team at Prohibition. The signs were clear – give the place a rest for the week. Therefore between the 8th and 14th August we will be closed to allow the whole team a rest and give us the opportunity to touch up the paintwork a bit and polish the knobs. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause anyone; rest assured we will be back open again for the rest of the month and beyond, starting with…


Wed 17th
: It’s our Weekly Pub Quiz! Your usual quizmaster is off sunning himself in Italy for two weeks so this week you’ll be in the careful hands of the original Prohibition gamesman, Mr Mitch Mitchell. Come top of the pile and win actual cash money! Fall just short and come in second to win a mystery reward, or failing all that, come rock bottom to earn delicious biscuits for the whole team. £1 entry per person, teams of up to 6 people, quiz starts at 8:30pm


Thu 18th
: Bunty’s On The Game! An evening of traditional drag comedy with your fabulous host, the Queen of Pink Lane Miss Bunty Del Mar! Each month Miss Bunty graces our humble stage for a fun filled evening of comedy, games and prizes. The games may not always go smoothly, the prizes may not be cars or holidays and the Michaels will always be taken but fun and laughter is guaranteed. Entry is completely free and there’ll be a Jar on the Bar for some gratefully received donations (all proceeds go towards new frocks). Show starts at 7pm.


Fri 19th:
*SOLD OUT* Hold on to your feathers, everybody, it’s our monthly BURLESQUE NIGHT!!! Presented by the award winning House of Trixie Blue, this month prepare to be amazed by The Vaudeville Vault starring The Sapphire Whiskers and guests! Come on down for a scintillating evening of excitement and titillation. Booking is essential, please check the House of Trixie Blue Facebook page linked above for all information regarding current or upcoming events. PLEASE NOTE the monthly Burlesque show is one of the rare events where we close our main bar to the public, we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Fri 19th: (Venue) This Friday we’re delighted to bring you our monthly blues dance class and social with Hoodoo Blues. This is an open to all experience levels blues dancing class with a highly accomplished teacher. As with blues dancing itself the class is all about taking it easy, enjoying and expressing yourself and friendly socialising. After the class has finished the evening will transition smoothly into a blues dancing social event to put into practice what you’ve learnt. Doors open at 7pm with the class running from 7:30 to 8:30 and then the night continues until 12 midnight. Entry is £10 on the door for the class and the social or £5 for just the social.


Sat 20th
: LIVE Rock and Roll and Swing music with phenomenal local guitarist Anth Purdy. An old friend of Prohibition Cabaret Bar, Anth always provides a top shelf performance of finger picking guitar music in the genres of Swing, Western Swing, Gypsy Jazz and Hawaiian/50s Surf Music, Rock and Roll and Rockin’ 50s Instrumentals. Anth’s roots lie in the golden era of the American music scene, and audiences are treated not just to the performance, but to musical history as well. Entry will be completely free with a Jar on the Bar for donations. Sets from 8pm.


Wed 24th
: It’s our Weekly Pub Quiz! Your usual quizmaster is off sunning himself in Italy for two weeks so this week you’ll be in the careful hands of the original Prohibition gamesman, Mr Mitch Mitchell. Come top of the pile and win actual cash money! Fall just short and come in second to win a mystery reward, or failing all that, come rock bottom to earn delicious biscuits for the whole team. £1 entry per person, teams of up to 6 people, quiz starts at 8:30pm


Fri 26th: 
Our jazz packed weekend kicks off in style with a very warm welcome back to our stage of Patrick Cromb and Friends. This very talented young musician has brought in venue filling audiences consistently over the last few months thanks to his amazing vocals and network of outstanding local jazz performers so it will be a true delight to see and hear him on our stage again. Doors will open at 6pm with the performance starting at 8pm. Entry is, as ever, completely free and for any donations you wish to make to the performers there will be the Jar on the Bar.


Sat 27th
: Continuing this weekend dedicated to live jazz, we welcome to our humble stage this Saturday night two legendary names of the local jazz scene; Jude Murphy and Dan Stanley. These two have put on some amazing shows for us in the past, with Jude on vocals and double bass and Dan on guitar. It’s not one to be missed for anyone looking for some top shelf live jazz. Entry will be completely free with a Jar on the Bar for donations. Show will start at 8pm.


Sun 28th
: (Venue) They’re back and boy have we missed them; Drag Castle returns! One of the most exciting, innovative and talented drag troupes in the North East find their beautiful selves back on the Prohibition stage with the first in a new set of regular shows: The Castle of Chaos! Join us for a night of side-splitting comedy, music, games, prizes, cabaret and many surprises with your favourite drag castle members and a few special guests! Every month, the cast changes so no night will be the same! Link for tickets right here. From 7pm.


Wed 31st
: It’s our Weekly Pub Quiz! Join our quizmaster, Danny ‘Eyeballs’ for four rounds of brain exercise. Come top of the pile and win actual cash money! Fall just short and come in second to win a mystery reward, or failing all that, come rock bottom to earn delicious biscuits for the whole team. £1 entry per person, teams of up to 6 people, quiz starts at 8:30pm

SEPTEMBER LISTINGS

September’s listings coming soon – so keep yer eyes peeled

CONTACT US

For General Enquiries please drop us a line on: prohibitionnewcastle@gmail.com

For Private Hire or Live booking enquiries it's: prohibitionbookings@gmail.com

25-27 PINK LANE | NEWCASTLE | NE1 5DW

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