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Theatres Trust considers theatre still at risk in 2024 šŸ“ŗ

Streatham Hill Theatre remains at risk in the 2024 At Risk Register maintained by Theatres Trust. “We have just published our annual list of theatres under threat of permanent closure, redevelopment, or demolition across the UK. This yearā€™s Theatres… Read More

Asset of Community Value status awarded again

Back in 2018,Ā Lambeth CouncilĀ approvedĀ (PDF) ourĀ nominationĀ (PDF) of Streatham Hill Theatre as anĀ Asset of Community ValueĀ (ACV),Ā confirmedĀ (PDF) in early 2019 after a review requestedĀ (PDF) by the owners and ourĀ flashmob demonstration. The original ACV expired in July 2023 and The Friends applied for… Read More

Send a free Ecard from Streatham Hill Theatre

Let us help ease your Christmas pressure – simply send everyone you know one of our Ecards. The selection includes classic pantomimes and views of the beautiful theatre. Just make your selection here. Sending an ecard is free,… Read More

Timeline document for Streatham Hill Theatre

The Friends have published a Timeline for Streatham Hill Theatre, now available on our Publications page. The document is a summary of Streatham Hill Theatreā€™s history from its inception to the current day. It includes many of its… Read More

Streatham Hill Remains at Risk – Theatres Trust

Today, the Theatres Trust has published their “At Risk” register for 2023 and Streatham Hill Theatre remains on that list. Since last year’s list was published, there have been changes of ownership and occupation at the theatre, but… Read More

Patron David Harewood awarded OBE in 2023 New Years Honours

Congratulations to our patron, actor and broadcasterĀ David Harewood, whoĀ has been made anĀ OBEĀ in theĀ New Year HonoursĀ list for 2023. More here:

Crown & Sceptre reopens

A while back we heard that the Crown and Sceptre was closing and at risk. We’re pleased to hear it has reopened under new management, who say: “We are thrilled to announce that the Crown and Sceptre has… Read More

New issue of theatre history book for 93rd birthday

The 20th November 2022 is the 93rd anniversary of the opening of Streatham Hill Theatre in 1929. To celebrate we have reprinted John Cresswell’s fascinating book The Streatham Hill Theatre: The story of a suburban theatre. This issue… Read More

Update: Theatre being de-Bingo’ed!

After the sale of the freehold of Streatham Hill Theatre to Ruach City Church, the leaseholders Merkur have been clearing out their bingo fittings, including external signage. From Land Registry documents we understand that Merkur’s slot machine operation… Read More

Campaign continues after theatre ownership change

Back in July 2022 we heard that the theatre freehold had been sold again, to Ruach City Church. Since then, we have held our AGM and Campaign meetings to update and discuss our plans. Ruach have been in… Read More