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News 2016-12-15

The perfect Christmas present...

... for a good friend or yourself! The early history of the AP Theatre is described in: 'Drama at the Palace - Victorian Heyday'. Based on research and much previously undocumented material, the book is both detailed and a wonderful eye-opener on a period of unlimited ambition. It's also great value at just £8.50 or £7.00 to members. It's available by post from the Friends' Shop.
 


 

News 2017-03-09

Talk on AP Theatre in Enfield

For members within range of Enfield, our Chair and Secretary, Nigel Willmott and Pat Brearey, will be giving a talk: Drama at the Palace – Victorian Heyday: The Alexandra Palace Theatre 1873-1901 to the Edmonton Hundred Historical Society. The talk will follow the EHHS's AGM (short promised!). Wednesday 15th March, 8pm, at the Jubilee Hall, Parsonage Lane, Enfield.

 


News 2016-12-09

Thank You...

...to the Bowes Park Community Choir who donated the proceeds of their Christmas Concert towards the restoration of the Theatre. Here's more about the concert and choir.

 


 

News 2016-11-12

Latest newsletter

Including a description and photo of the unique brick arches discovered under the floor of the auditorium, news from the Friends, and about our forthcoming short films, and two articles from new research on the actress and producer Lillie Langtree who appeared at the Theatre in 1885, and the actress Nancy McMillan, who performed at the Theatre between 1923 and 1930.

The newsletter is free to download at: fapt_news_2016-11.pdf

 


 

News 2016-10-30

Visit the Official Support Site

... with much more information about the restoration of the whole of the east end of the Palace - not just the Theatre but also the Television Studios and the East Court.

Your name on a plaque...
The Theatre now needs your support in order to release the last tranche of the HLF grant. Every donation of any size will help, with those of £25 and above being recognised on a plaque in the Theatre Foyer.

For the Friends, we agreed at our October committee meeting that among other ways we would be supporting, we will contribute £900 towards one of the fixed seats in the Theatre.

Click below...

AP Theatre support site