There’s a whole load of ‘Pressure’ at The Stables next month

Pressure by David Haig is coming to The Stables Theatre next month. It’s June 1944, the clock is ticking down, in just 72 hours the biggest invasion the world has ever seen will cross the English Channel – Operation Overlord will be underway. The fate of 350,000 allied troops and the future of Europe rests […]

Classic Irish drama and Little Theatre conference comes to The Stables

Neil Sellman chairman of Stables Theatre says he is delighted The Stables is hosting this year’s Little Theatre Guild South East Region Conference from Friday 20th to Sunday September 22nd coupled with a performance of Conor McPherson’s The Weir.. Conference delegates will be welcomed with a supper at the White Rock Hotel on the Friday […]

Stables showcases talents of local teenagers

Social media and mental health are some of issues that youngsters have been highlighting in a drama project at the Stables Theatre. About 30 young people took part in the Stables 1066 Youth Theatre Summer Workshop Project called Hollow which showcased at the theatre in The Bourne on Friday. The annual project, which involves workshops, […]

Celebrating 20 years of transatlantic theatrical memories

A party of 20 Americans and their hosts stepped back in time to see the site where the Battle of Hastings was fought almost 1,000 years ago. Members of the Chicago Heights Drama Group are coming to the end of their two week visit to Hastings where they have been performing the satire, The Musical […]

The Americans are coming – it’s 20 years since first exchange visit

American visitors are renewing friendships they first made 20 years ago at the Stables Theatre this week. Players from the Chicago Heights Drama Group are staging The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 from this Friday (June 21st) for six performances as part of The Stables’ Diamond Jubilee celebrations this month. Play director MaryEllen Fawk said […]

Stables at 60! Putting on a show is all about the teamwork

Teamwork is the key to staging productions at the Stables Theatre which is in the midst of its 60th anniversary celebrations this month writes Lynda Foy. Frank Jenks, one of the volunteers who is working on the set for the Chicago Heights Drama Group’s satire which opens at the theatre next Friday (June 21st), said: “It is very […]

The Americans are coming! To help The Stables celebrate 60 glorious years

Volunteers are helping the public to mark an important milestone in the history of Stables Theatre writes Lynda Foy. They are selling T-shirts, bottles of wine and other memorabilia to highlight the Diamond Jubilee of the Stables Theatre and Arts Centre in The Bourne. The 60th anniversary in June will also be celebrated by the visit of […]

Making the theatre relevant – the new Stables Chairman gets to work

As it celebrates its 60th anniversary The Stables is adding new talents from home and abroad to its repertoire writes Lynda Foy. The Stables Theatre and Art Gallery, which marks its Diamond Jubilee in June, will   host the Chicago Heights Drama Group from June 17th to 30th. Members of the American group will stage The […]