Category : News

30 Jan 2021

200 Club Draw – January 2021 Results

The 200 Club has gone electric, due to the big red tombola being locked down at the theatre, so we have a digital draw mistress this month and next, deputising for our glamorous humans.   The take-up for top-up counters recently was fairly good, and there are now just 61 counters left available for anyone wishing to join the 200 Club and be in with the chance of winning cash each month.   You can register in your SLT account […]

29 Jan 2021

In Memoriam: Freda Daffern 1937 – 2021

We are so very sorry to share the sad news that Freda Daffern, a loyal member and mum of our General Secretary, Fiona Daffern, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on 15 January. Freda was originally from Derby, where her love of theatre started as a member of the Derby Players. After marriage to Tony in 1959, they moved to Blackpool for work and brought up their family there. After Tony’s death she moved first to Australia and then to […]

18 Jan 2021

200 Club Top-Up Shares

2020 SLT revenue via membership was down against 2019 every month from March to December, sometimes by more than 50%! So if you are already a 200 Club Member and want to help support SLT that bit more during these difficult times, you can now top up your shareholding by buying one or more top-up counters, (up to a maximum total holding of 10 counters.) The optional extra is now live in your membership login. Just click ‘Payment’ online or […]

16 Jan 2021

Update from Building Preservation Trust (BPT)

Two of our long standing trustees stepped down at our BPT AGM held on the 29th of December. Carole Coyne and Geoff Lill have spent 14 years each on the committee and have seen us through the entire refurbishment project.  They have both agreed to work on a couple of projects until the Spring when our current funding ends, where we hope to have completed the improvements to the air handling system. Carole was our main liaison with the contractors […]

16 Jan 2021

Welcome: Youth & Adult Learning Officer

We’re delighted to introduce our new Youth and Adult Learning Officer, Teresa Donoghue – a role funded by the government’s #CultureRecoveryFund. Teresa will be responsible for kickstarting our adult learning programme and re-invigorating our youth group.  I am a long time resident  of West Norwood and have been involved in community projects for many years. I have worked extensively in the education and charity sectors, specialising in learning in the community. In particular working with local communities,familie young people and […]

15 Jan 2021

New Online Courses – FREE to SLT members

Thanks to DCMS funding, we’re delighted to to offer three online courses starting soon, which are free to SLT members. Each member can apply for a free place on one course. If you wish to join in with more than one course, as long as there are places, you can pay a fee to join. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa at training@southlondontheatre.co.uk You can register for your place via the Membership System on the LoveAdmin app. Simply […]

15 Jan 2021

SLT in the Community

Just before Christmas, we were awarded DCMS funding to help cover overheads, pay salaries and support adult learning. By being #HereForCulture, we aren’t just supporting the people in the industry, we’re also supporting communities across the country. Here’s just a few of our community highlights over the Christmas period.  The FEST Norwood team put together a whole host of activities throughout December, including Christmas crafts with Jennifer Nettles. 50 packs of craft materials were sent out to local families using […]

14 Jan 2021

Update on Spring 2021 Production Submissions

New submissions deadline: 21 February 2021 We’ve received a number of submissions for spring 2021 which we’re in the process of considering. Thanks to all of you who’ve submitted so far. Currently we still can’t be certain of what 2021 will bring in the way of restrictions which will determine the way we rehearse and stage our shows. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s the need to be flexible and responsive to change. As soon as we’re able to […]

24 Dec 2020

200 Club Draw – November and December 2020 Results

Enjoy our latest video of the 200 Club Draw and Congrats to our winners. Don’t forget, you too can become an SLT member to join the SLT 200 Club, our private lottery, with cash prizes drawn every month. Membership info can be found here      

19 Dec 2020

SLT Masked Singer Charity Christmas Single & 200 Club Double Draw

On December 23rd, our lovely masked singers will be donning their masks once more to bring you a very special Charity single and video in aid of Norwood and Brixton Foodbank. We don’t want to give too much away, so join us on December 23rd for a live watch-along on Zoom. All we ask, is that you make a donation on our Fundraising Page. Any donation would be greatly appreciated. We’ll also be sharing the videos for the November and […]