Category : News

27 Jul 2020

Promenade Event Gets Second Performance

Second Performance Tickets Go On Sale At Noon Today Due to the fact that our Promenade in the Cemetery event sold out within 24 hours we have decided to do a second performance of the show on Tuesday 11 August. We are thrilled that we have had so much interest in our events this year for the festival – don’t forget to check out all the other great activities on the Fest Norwood website you can partake in this year […]

24 Jul 2020

2020 AGM General Council Nominations

We are delighted to announce the following nominations have been received for General Council (GC) for 2020/21 Chair – Simon Gleisner (transcript of speech) Deputy Chair – Marissa Papas (transcript of speech) General Secretary – Fiona Daffern (transcript of speech) General Technical Manager – House Manager – Gareth Milton (transcript of speech) Marketing Director – Roisin Deady (transcript of speech) Membership Director – Guy Jones (transcript of speech) Publicity Director – Tom Watts (transcript of speech) Rights and Payments Director […]

22 Jul 2020

Fest Norwood Returns!!

Tickets Are Now On Sale For Fest Norwood Events As you may have heard, Fest Norwood returns this year during the dates 9-15 August. And whilst this year’s festival will be unlike the past two as many events have to be held online, we’ve still managed to come up with a programme that includes some real world activities many of which focus on our wonderful community and local area including: • a treasure hunt • a community art trail • […]

07 Jul 2020

SLT Joins 650 Venues To Highlight Arts Crisis

Light It In Red Last night SLT joined more than 650 other venues and went red to highlight the crisis facing the arts right now by flooding our watch tower, foyer and stairwell with red light: On the evening of 6 July, events companies across the UK including, theatres, concert halls, playhouses, nightclubs, galleries and conference centres are lighting their buildings red in order to draw attention to the crisis facing the entertainment industry. We were the first ones out, […]

17 Jun 2020

Announcing SLT’s 53rd AGM

Save the Date! 8pm, 17 August 2020 SLT Annual General Meeting (Followed by SLT Member’s Club Annual General Meeting) We are delighted to announce the details for the 53rd SLTC AGM and 45th Members’ Club AGM, which will be held virtually on Monday 17 August 2020. It has been agreed, by both General Council and Members’ Club Committee to hold this years’ AGMs virtually. This is in response to the current pandemic and requirement to social distance (and that theatres […]

06 May 2020

Virtual SLT Open Mic Night

SLT Virtual Open Mic Night The virtual SLT Open Mic & Showcase is taking a break for a little while, but keep an eye out for updates. This will be a regular event taking place on Thursdays via Zoom, depending on the number of performers coming forward.  It’s a chance for budding musicians, stand-up comics, poets and general ne’er-do-wells to try out their material or hone live skills, currently for SLT members only as performers. Send a message to event […]

06 May 2020

Virtual SLT Write Club

An online writing project during our closure Something Like Theatre – the virtual Old Fire Station project – will use a series of short plays to build up virtual, immersive theatre tours of our building. These can be rooted in historical fact or entirely fantastical – they can include monologues, duologues or group scenes, of any genre. This is a writer-led process, so what you create will dictate the form the piece ultimately takes. Whether you’re a writer, actor or […]

13 Mar 2020

Keeping SLT Safe

Coronavirus (COVID19) Update 12/3 from South London Theatre As you may be aware, the Government has moved the status of the COVID-19 pandemic to the “Delay” phase, and the guidance from the NHS has now changed. You can find the latest guidance here. The guidance is now to stay at home for 7 days if you have either: a high temperature a new continuous cough This is so important for SLT. We are all theatre people and have often worked […]

13 Mar 2020

Membership Figures Update March 2020

It’s good news on the SLT Membership front, as our paid-up member figures are staying consistent and we are starting the year well, with membership revenue in February being 35% up on February last year. The beginning of the year along with September are often the times when lots of people join up and as you can see from the graph below, late Summer is when things take a dip. Let’s see how the blue section shapes up as we […]

28 Feb 2020

Casting Announcement: Iron

Lily Ann Green announces her cast for Iron by Rona Munro, a play set in a women’s prison: “I am thrilled to announce my cast for IRON with one returning member and three completely new. It was a very difficult decision and I want to thank everyone who came to audition. Now I just can’t wait to get started as I know we have an exciting and intriguing time ahead in putting this powerful piece together. And very helpfully Channel 4 […]