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Community Action Awards 2019

Community Action Awards 2019. You will be pleased to know that the Friends of Shanklin Theatre, after submitting their 2019 Community Action Awards application, had been shortlisted in the ‘Arts and Heritage category’. On the 14th May, we presented all the good work carried out by our volunteers over the last year to the CAA …

Shanklin Theatre Supporting Walk the Wight 2019

Shanklin Theatre Supporting Walk the Wight 2019 Congratulations to everyone for talking part in, and contributing to ‘Walk the Wight’ on Sunday 12th May 2019. More than 1,100 walkers signed up on the day, taking the overall total to more than 8,000 in Mountbatten’s flagship fundraiser and the largest throughout the Walking Festival. The event …

The Friends of Shanklin Theatre Patrons Evening 2019

The Friends of Shanklin Theatre Patrons Evening 2019 On the 7th May 2019, the Friends of Shanklin Theatre committee held it’s very first ‘Patrons’ evening at Shanklin Theatre. 47 patrons, corporate members, guests and speakers were in attendance. FOST patrons voluntary choose to donate more than the standard subscription. The FOST committee gratefully recognises the …

Shanklin Theatre ‘Coast to Country Walks’

On Monday 6th May, the Friends of Shanklin Theatre completed the first of two ‘Coast to Country Walks’ as part of the Isle of Wight Walking Festival 4th-19th May 2019. There are around 100 walks to choose from across the two week period – from short to long, flat to hilly, beaches to forests and …

FOST Volunteer Thank You Evening – 6th February 2019

During February this year over 100 FOST volunteers braved the wet weather to attend a ‘Volunteer Thank You’ evening at the Theatre. Unlike previous ‘Thank You’ evenings, this one was a little different: a condensed version of the 10th Anniversary Show, that took place during October, for those who missed the original show (including the Theatre …

FOST Poppy Pin Donation to Royal British Legion Shanklin Branch

As part of the FOST commitment throughout our Poppy Pin sales initiative, it was agreed to donate £1,550.00 to a designated local organisation. We are delighted to announce that during November, a cheque for £1,550.00 was donated to the Royal British Legion Shanklin Branch. FOST Chairman Janet Wardle and Vice Chairman Michael Beston presented the …

CO-OP BIG THANK YOU DAY SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER

Dear Theatre Supporter. We are delighted to announce that The Friends of Shanklin Theatre today received the final payment from this year’s Co-op Causes Initiative 2017-2018 of £5,902.46. The total amount raised by the Shanklin Co-op shoppers using their membership cards has raised a staggering £17,140.57 over the last 12 months for the three local …

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 …