Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Threat from new planning application

SODC are looking at an application for 9 dwellings to be built in the Lloyds Bank car park adjacent to the Corn Exchange. Please show your support for us by expressing your views. The deadline for objections is Monday 12th February. The planning reference is P17/S3579/FUL and you can object by clicking this link.


Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Live Screening dates

Akram Khan’s Giselle on April 25th (7:30pm); Manon from the Royal Ballet on May 3rd (7:15pm); Macbeth on May 10th (7pm), An American in Paris – the Musical, live from the West End on May 29th (7:30pm), Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella on Jun 7th (7:30pm) and Swan Lake on June 19th (7:15pm).


Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

New Campaign to Modernise the Theatre

We raised £500,000 to replace our glass roof and that is finished. BUT costs have risen and we need another £150,000 to modernise the theatre. So fundraising must continue. Please support all our fundraising initiatives.The Foyer is open for tea, coffee and cakes every Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Please click here to help.


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Sound in the Cinema

The standard level for film sound in an Auditorium is 7.0 on the calibrated Dolby™ Volume level control. However, many cinemas including this one, have found that this setting can allow excessive sound levels on some film soundtracks. However, as part of the experience, the sound in a cinema will always be louder than that