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Theatre Group (2)

The group meets on the second Thursday of each month in the large hall in Bromley Central Library at 2.15 for 2.30pm start.  We have an entertaining programme of speakers each month and visits are arranged to local theatres and in Central London.  The yearly subscription is £5 from January 2017 and there is a fee of £2 each meeting towards the hire of the hall and the cost of the speaker’s fee. 

 

12 April   Wilf Lower   Lost Empires  The Last Days of Music Hall & Variety

A light-hearted look at the theatres, the performers (in front and behind the curtains!) from Marie Lloyd to Max Miller, Gracie Fields to Ken Dodd; and the very British ‘French Revues’ of the fifties: all from an unusual and unique perspective that’s revealed during the talk. Upgraded with additional film clips. 

10 May  Margaret Glen and Beckenham Theatre Centre will entertain us with another wonderful performance

 

14 June Brian Freeland   Around the World in 80 plays

 

12 July Kate Boyle   will lead us on another walk entitled “Entertainment in Islington“ starting from The Angel

 

16 August:   We have purchased tickets for Me and My Girl for Thursday 16 August Matinee and will travel down by coach. Further details very soon Please let Peter Love know if you would like to come on this trip asap.

 

13 September Trip to "Freda's Garden" in Biggin Hill.   Bookable in advance for music, tea, cake and paintings andher wonderful garden of course.

 

11 October Ian Bevan History of London Theatres

   

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