AmazonSmile Triple Donations

Dear Amazon shoppers – we need you! AmazonSmile, the shopping site that donates to Shanklin Theatre & Community Trust every time you shop on Amazon, are TRIPLING the amount they donate per purchase. For a short time, you can generate 10 times the donations to us when you shop on smile.amazon.co.uk Until 2nd November, AmazonSmile is increasing …

10th Anniversary Celebration Variety Show 2nd October 2018

On the 2nd October 2018, Shanklin Theatre celebrated its 10th Anniversary of saving the theatre from closure and possible demolition. This milestone celebration marked a decade since a small band of dedicated volunteers saved Shanklin Theatre from closure. In the last ten years the theatre has grown exponentially, and is now fully recognised as a …

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame 2018

We are delighted to announce that Shanklin Theatre has been recognised as TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence “Hall of Fame” winners 2018. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honour those businesses that have earned …

Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Poppy Pin

Dear Theatre supporter. Special Poppy Pin Announcement. SAVING SHANKLIN THEATRE 2008 – 2018.  Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Poppy Pin – £4.00 each. We have commissioned these beautiful, limited edition, 10th Anniversary of saving Shanklin Theatre Poppy Pin. After deducting our production costs, 50% of proceeds will go directly to the Royal British Legion – Shanklin …

10th Anniversary Celebration Variety Show 2nd October 2018

Shanklin Theatre Celebrates 10 Years of Saving the Theatre from Closure with a Special Celebration Variety Show. Watch performances by: Spotlight IOW, Island Savoyards, Footsteps Dance Studio, First Act 2011 and the Pepperpot Players. Receive a free souvenir programme in addition to other souvenirs to take home.   Experience the Theatre’s history from initial construction …

Introducing AmazonSmile

Do you shop on-line using Amazon? Of course you do, many people do. Would you like Amazon to donate money to Shanklin Theatre every time you make on-line purchases? Of course you would, who wouldn’t? Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price of eligible purchases to the charitable organisations selected by its customers …

Upgrading Theatre Dimmers

When a show takes place at the Theatre, lighting effects contribute greatly to the overall experience of the show. Whether dark and sombre or bright and colourful, the lighting must be ‘programmed’ by deciding which lights come on when, and also how bright they are at any time. The lights themselves are very obvious, hanging …

Haven Hall National Garden Scheme Open Day 28th July

The Friends of Shanklin Theatre Catering team have once again been invited to provide refreshments for an NGS Open Garden, this time by FOST members David & Arielle Barratt at their luxury boutique hotel at Haven Hall in Shanklin. Above: Members of our catering team, Dorothy Coleman, Cherry Scudder and Annie O’Neil. The sun shone …

FOST Attends the Main Shanklin Carnival 2018

Many thanks to everyone that came down and supported us at the 2018 Shanklin Main Carnival on Wednesday 1st August, the Friends had a great time handing out flyers and information on all our up-coming shows and events. They also collected much needed funds that will ensure Shanklin has a Carnival for 2019! Our appreciation …

Local Community News UPDATE!

Shanklin’s Shoppers Helping to Maintain Town’s Theatre On the 21st July 2018, The Friends of Shanklin Theatre were presented with a cheque for £180.00 from the manager at the Co-op store in Landguard Road. Back in June this year, the Friends helped raise money for the Local Co-op Causes Initiative. Between the three causes over …