Mon 11 Feb 2019
Foyer refurbishment project lead Christine Malkin spoke to BBC Radio Lincolnshire's Melvyn Prior about the challenges and refurbishment being carried out by Sleaford Little Theatre at the Sleaford Playhouse.
The Playhouse is one of only two original Georgian Theatre's left in Britain.
Wed 6 Feb 2019Following the disappointing refusal of the Arts Council grant application, the foyer refurb will go ahead thanks to generous offers of interest-free loans from patrons and members.
Thu 17 Jan 2019
In the summer of 2016, the Trustees of Sleaford Little Theatre agreed to undertake the long overdue refurbishment of the Foyer and bar area in the Playhouse on Westgate in Sleaford.
Built in 1825 the theatre was built in 1825 and following varied success closed in 1856 and was converted into a school. The following years saw the building used for a series of other uses but was restored and reopened in 2000.
Built for a bookbinder, printer and comedian Joseph Smedley, who owned a string of theatres and ran a small touring theatre company, which toured these theatres in the Lincolnshire and Norfolk area.
As one of only two Georgian theatres with a small, rectangular auditorium in Britain, we invite you to explore its history and see what's on offer.
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