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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

2017 FOST AGM.

April, 2017

FOST AGM
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Dear Friends, please find details of our 2017 AGM on the 24th April. The start time is 7.30pm and doors open at 7.00pm. FOST members are welcome and will be encouraged to vote on the night.

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Ivan Needham Memorial Plaque.

March, 2017

Ivan Needham Memorial Plaque
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Following on from all the donations made during & after the funeral service of the late Ivan Needham, a special commemorative Blue Plaque has been commissioned, and has been affixed to the theatre’s wall.
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Theatre wins 'Highly Commended' award.

December, 2016

IOW COC
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We are very pleased to announce, that Shanklin Theatre won the ‘Highly Commended Award’ in the Business Investment category, as sponsored by the IW County Press at a glitzy evening with Fred Dinage and Chamber of Commerce President, Geoff Underwood.
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2016 Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for Excellence.

November, 2016

Isle of Wight Chamber Of Commerce Awards
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The theatre has been nominated in two categories for this year's awards. The shortlist celebrates the best in Island business and reflects a wide range of sectors and companies of every size, from start-ups to international businesses. The awards will be presented on Friday December 2nd at Cowes Yacht Haven and hosted by TV’s Fred Dinenage. Read more...



Shanklin Town Council donates £4000 for Shanklin Theatre window repairs.

October, 2016

Shanklin Town Council Donation
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In recognition of the increasing benefits Shanklin Theatre brings to Shanklin, the Town Council has very kindly donated £4000 to pay for ongoing repairs to the Theatre's windows, which have lasted well but are in need of serious overhaul. Read more...



Two Times a Winner

September, 2016

Rotary Club
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Mr Terence Sedman is a very lucky man indeed! He has just won £250 First Prize in the Shanklin Theatre’s Lottery Draw for a second time; he previously won in June this year.

Mr Sedman of Newport IOW is a regular to the theatre, & tells us that he bought rather a lot of £1 tickets at the shows, Best of the West End and the Roy Hudd performance. He added, “I didn’t expect to win, I just want to support the theatre, I will be buying tickets for the next prize draw on November 5th,”

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Latest Prize Draw winners

For the latest prize draw winners - see "here..." page



FOST Member's Draw winners

For the latest member's draw winners - see "here..." page



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