Updated 29 days ago
- Age: 45 years
- ID: 3982976/108
London Rd Tonbridge Kent TN10 3AN
Having purchased the Oast, plans were implemented to turn it into a living theatre. The first ideas involved positioning the stage lengthways to the left side of what is now the auditorium. This was reviewed and redesigned and eventually the construction went ahead with the stage in its present position.The Oast Theatre was opened in April 1974 and our first production was appropriately, "Tom Jones" It remains our special and much loved home to this day... What was once a simple 19th century Kentish oast house, in use until 1966, became the Oast Theatre in 1974 and home to one of the most prolific theatre and arts clubs in the county. There are ten major public productions a year, together with three Youth Theatre productions and one from our junior group, the Hoppers. Our thriving Art Group has its own studio in one of the roundels and holds an annual exhibition. The Tonbridge Theatre & Arts Club is a registered charity, owned and managed by its members on a volunteer basis, with its..
Registration numbers: 227035 (W)