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Friends of Shanklin Theatre



Who are we?

The Friends of Shanklin Theatre are a group of people from the Isle of Wight and beyond who share a common interest in supporting Shanklin Theatre. Many are also dedicated volunteers, helping Shanklin Theatre and Community Trust with the day-to-day running of the Theatre. See our history in this page.

News

Car park resurfacing and repair

January, 2018

Car park repairs
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Our well used & tired car park has now undergone resurfacing work & repairs, new signage & white lining will be added to enhance and improve safety for our visiting acts, staff & volunteers.

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New Internal Walkway now has its own Memorial Picture Disc

August, 2017

GKN Donation
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As part of the recent safety upgrades at the theatre, a newly formed walkway linking the Balcony stairway to an external safety route has been created, in the event of any emergency, this walkway can be opened to allow people to leave the building more quickly and safely should the need arise. The circular opening and brick wall shown in the image was originally an external part of the theatre building.

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Replacement Foyer Roof

October, 2017

Replacement Foyer Roof
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The roof above the foyer at the entrance to Shanklin Theatre has, like other parts of the building, come to the end of its useful life. The foyer below has been beautifully redecorated in recent times and there was risk of damaging this decor due to the ageing roof starting to leak again, despite being patched up more than once.

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Replacement Window Update

October, 2017

New Window Update
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Both semi-circular window frames to the Facade of the Theatre have now been fully restored and fitted.

Our theatre volunteer from the maintenance team, Peter Tuppen is now applying the primer and basecoat ready for a new shiny gloss topcoat.

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Latest Prize Draw winners

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FOST Member's Draw winners

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