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06 Sep 2019

Festival of the Great North Wood – Programme

This Saturday SLT will be down at the Festival of the Great North Wood in Spa Fields. The programme of events is as follows or you can download a PDF of the Programme at the bottom of this article: Activities & Workshops 11am-4pm: South London Theatre. Medieval dressing up & Selfie Point. Other stalls. Archery and axe throwing. Bug hunting with Richard ‘Bugman’ Jones. Children’s storytelling with fairy treasure trail every hour on the hour. Children’s arts and crafts. A […]

04 Sep 2019

Sticks & Stones – the Director’s Preview

Director Guy Jones gives his perspective on this new play, opening on 10 September. You can watch a preview video here. Why Sticks & Stones? Well, to be honest, it was recommended in the National Theatre bookshop. I laughed too much as I read it in the shop, so took it home, (having paid!) and despite never having seen any productions of the show, it leapt off the page as a sparklingly clever and very funny exploration of the state […]

04 Sep 2019

Murder Mystery – Meet the Suspects Pt 2

A Very Victorian Murder Mystery – Saturday 7 September, 8pm On Saturday Lady Amelia Buchanan Duke hosts a lavish charity Fundraiser for her beloved Victorian Fire Station. She has invited several guests as well as the staff in attendance yet little does she know a horrible murder is being planned by someone in her company. Murder most foul looks set to take place and you are invited to come and help solve the gruesome deed. Who will be murdered? Why? […]

04 Sep 2019

SLT at the Festival of the Great North Wood

This Saturday SLT will be down at the Festival of the Great North Wood in Spa Fields. There is a whole day of fun for all the family with London Wildlife Trust events including: Guided Walks, Bug Hunting, Archery, Storytelling, Music, Camera Obscura, Traditional Woodturning, Stalls and Refreshments. At the SLT stand we will have a woodland themed dressing-up station for kids and big kids alike with a variety of medieval garb (Robin Hood to elves) from our extensive wardrobe. […]

04 Sep 2019

Chairman’s Update

Hello everyone. I hope you all got a chance to enjoy some sunshine over the summer. And as we head into our new Autumn season, I wanted to give you an update on what’s been happening at SLT. I’m planning to make these regular updates, so if there’s anything you want to ask or know more about just let me know. Summer was a very busy time at SLT. Our fantastic festival – FestNorwood – was really well-received, and had […]

03 Sep 2019

Membership Figures Update

Back in March we posted some healthy Membership figures and promised to keep you up to date going forward. Well, it might have taken a little longer than anticipated, but here is the latest snapshot picture. Things are levelling off a little, as you might expect, from the peak of Spring Summer 2019, when we really began to settle back into the Old Fire Station and lots of new people were attracted in. But bear in mind the differences now […]

02 Sep 2019

Sticks & Stones – Video Preview

Sticks & Stones runs nightly from 10 – 14 September at the Old Fire Station, and tickets are on sale here.

02 Sep 2019

Murder Mystery – Meet the Suspects Pt 1

A Very Victorian Murder Mystery – Saturday 7 September, 8pm On Saturday Lady Amelia Buchanan Duke hosts a lavish charity Fundraiser for her beloved Victorian Fire Station. She has invited several guests as well as the staff in attendance yet little does she know a horrible murder is being planned by someone in her company. Murder most foul looks set to take place and you are invited to come and help solve the gruesome deed. Who will be murdered? Why? […]

30 Aug 2019

Meet the Cast: How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

Barry Heselden announces his cast for Fin Kennedy’s How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found, which will be staged in early November. “We were overwhelmed by the diverse talent at our auditions, which made this a very tough decision. But we are thrilled with our cast, and now the hard work (and fun) can begin. Come and see what all the fuss is about when the show goes up from November 5-9. #BEAD.” – Barry & Róisín Cast Charlie/Adam […]

25 Aug 2019

A Very Victorian Murder Mystery

Saturday 7 September, 8pm Step back in time to help us solve a Victorian murder in the Old Fire Station. Everyone who was present in the building at the time of the murder is a suspect. *Teams of 5 will have a chance to interview the suspects, visit the scene of the crime, examine the evidence and try to piece together the clues to uncover who the murderer is. Fancy dress is encouraged and prizes will be awarded to best […]