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Heaven's Gate

Four cups of Apple Sauce.
Two bunk beds.
One Comet.
Heaven’s Gate is closing and the Away Team are ready for Graduation! 
But whatever you do, don't say the C-word (Cult).

It’s 1997, the Hale-Bopp Comet is streaking across the sky-with a Spaceship in its trail. Four members of the (real life) UFO-Theistic group Heaven’s Gate prepare for their Graduation to the Kingdom of Heaven.

Initially the excitement is palpable, but soon the cracks start to appear. Is Heavenly Father really waiting for them in a Spaceship? Is the Earth actually about to be recycled? Was castration obligatory or not? Is Turkey Potpie an underwhelming last supper? Whatever you do, do not say the C-word!

Theatre production presented by Cosmic Collective

Tickets £8 available from the Great Yorkshire Fringe website.

If you are unable to afford tickets, please contact to apply for a discretionary 50% discount.

Disabled Access  
Due to the ‘work in progress’ state of the Arts Barge at this year’s festival, we regret that wheelchair access down to the performance space is not possible.   

Through Riverside 2019 we aim to raise interest and funds to return in 2020 with full disabled access lift and toilet facilities. 

In the meantime, the gang-planks onto the barge are wide and wheelchair users are very welcome to enjoy the deck area. Our Riverside marquee (24th - 28th July) is free and accessible to all. Accessible toilet facilities in St. George’s Field car park, will be available during all Arts Barge Riverside Festival opening hours.

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