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Shanklin Theatre receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Shanklin Theatre receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund Shanklin Theatre has been awarded £74.502 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced. Shanklin Theatre is one of …

Co-op Causes Update and New App

Dear Theatre Supporter Your Co‑op Membership is changing Your membership with the Co-op has helped us make a real difference through the Co-op Causes Initiative. But this year our theatre needs your help more than ever. Our friends at the Co-op are changing the membership to give back even more – doubling the amount they …

AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile Shop on AmazonSmile at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1146834-0, and Amazon donates to Shanklin Theatre And Community Trust, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a charity of your choice every time you shop. When you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping …

New Theatre Posters

Our IT Guru – Rob Robertson has been busy producing new posters for the theatre. ‘Future Shows Now Booking’ Check our website for information and updates BOOK ONLINE  www.shanklintheatre.com/events.aspx BOX OFFICE 01983 868000 Mon-Fri 10am-1pm SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL THEATRE GO TO: www.shanklintheatre.com/donate.aspx Thank you for your continued support of the theatre, it’s truly appreciated.  

A BIG Thank You to the Landguard Road Co-op

Dear Friends, this superb video montage LINK HERE was put together by our IT Guru; Rob Robertson. We feel that the team at the Landguard Road Co-op, led by Julie and Simon deserves a big ‘Thumbs Up’ for their continuing support of Shanklin Theatre through the Co-op Causes Community funding initiative. The Co-op Team are …

Shanklin Theatre – Business (Almost!) as Usual – Update 8th April 2020

Shanklin Theatre – Business (Almost!) as Usual Update 8th April 2020 Still Working Behind the Scenes! Shanklin Theatre, like all other theatres, is no longer putting on performances at the moment, with the Theatre and Box Office closed to those calling in person. Nevertheless, work very much continues behind the scenes with different departments experiencing …

Theatre Bar Up-grade and Refurbishment

Theatre Bar Refurbishment Each Year, during the “dark time” at the theatre after the last Christmas and New Year Pantomime, a major project is undertaken by the maintenance team. This year’s project being the remodelling and refurbishment of the theatre bar. The working room within the bar area is particularly restricted, and due to the …

First Act 2011

Carol Laidler – First Act 2011 On the 2nd November, Carol Laidler, the founder of First Act 2011 – a theatre group for people with a learning disabilities, visited the theatre during the monthly ‘Coffee, Cake & Chat’ morning and gave a wonderful talk to our visitors, volunteers and staff at the theatre. First Act …

Landguard Road Co-op Store Windows Plaque Presentation

Landguard Road Co-op Store Windows Plaque Presentation On the 23rd October 2019, members from the Friends of Shanklin Theatre committee, and the Shanklin Theatre Community Trust presented an engraved plaque to the Co-op Landguard Road team as a thank you to their continued support of the theatre. Working closely with the team at the Co-op …