A warm welcome to new Friends who have joined recently and a reminder to those who have yet to renew their membership, that subscriptions are now due. The reductions received on hot drinks and certain films/productions at the theatre more than off set the cost of membership.


Our next coffee morning is TUESDAY 5TH NOVEMBER in the Community Room at the Theatre from approximately 10.15 a.m. when we look forward to seeing as many Friends as possible - an ideal opportunity to socialize.

TUESDAY 3RD DECEMBER is the date for our Christmas coffee morning. John Williams will offer carol singing, there will be a tombola to make a change from the big raffle in past years, and we are hoping to raise funds with a stall having items for sale. It would be greatly appreciated if members could bring contributions for this stall - craft, gifts, cakes, jams, preserves - anything you think might sell. Just as important is attendance with a full purse, as there is bound to be bargains!


The Friends' AGM was held on Wednesday 23rd October when the following positions were confirmed. Eric Lickman as Chair, Dennis Gannon as Vice Chair, Doreen Reeves as Treasurer, Pat Greenhill as Secretary and Lynne Chadburn as Minutes Secretary; we are particularly grateful to Doreen and Lynne for taking on their roles and thereby saving The Friends from having to be dissolved. Your committee members are Phil Batty Snr., Terry Bond, Monica Ganley, Joan Mercer and John Williams.
Thanks were extended to everyone who assists at coffee mornings, fund raising events etc. and particular thanks to those people who so regularly contribute raffle prizes - the latter is a good source of funds.
Despite a low attendance, £109.07 was raised from the refreshments and raffle.


The next event will be a matinee performance of Aladdin at our Theatre on FRIDAY 3RD JANAUARY 2020 at 2.00 p.m. Prior to the performance we invite you to Caffi Colwyn (a few doors down from the Theatre) for a PRE PERFORMANCE LIGHT LUNCH. The cost for the panto is £12.00 and £8.00 for the light lunch. We look forward to seeing as many Friends as possible - to both or just one of the elements on offer. A booking form is attached to this newsletter, the return of which should be by Friday 20th December 2019. We cannot expect the theatre to hold tickets after that date. Bookings as early as possible would be very much appreciated all round.
Please note that the choice of food is comparatively limited and is only intended to be a light meal followed by tea/coffee. The menu follows, together with the booking form


Please note:
• Ticket prices for films are mostly £6 and members of the Friends are entitled to further 50p discount on film tickets on production of their membership cards – PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD MUST HAVE AN EXPIRY DATE OF 30 SEPTEMBER 2020 AND THAT THEATRE STAFF WILL CHECK THAT YOUR CARD IS CURRENT.

• Friends are also offered discounts on other shows but please check Theatr Colwyn’s website/brochure for exact ticket prices and offers

• Please check the theatre’s website for which films will display sub-titles

2 November                                                                             Ugly Dolls                                                                   2.30pm
2 November                                                                             NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors                           7.00pm
6 November                                                                             Ensemble Cymru                                                       7.00pm
8 November                                                                             Annie Get Your Gun                                                  7.00pm
9 November                                                                             Annie Get Your Gun                                                  2 & 7.00pm
10 November                                                                           42nd Street – The Musical                                       2.00pm
11 November                                                                            42nd Street – The Musical                                       7.00pm
12 November                                                                           42nd Street – The Musical                                       7.00pm
14 November                                                                           ‘Allo, ‘Allo                                                                    7.30pm
15 November                                                                           ‘Allo, ‘Allo                                                                    7.30pm
16 November                                                                           ‘Allo, ‘Allo                                                                     2.30 & 7.30pm
18 November                                                                            Mrs Lowry & son                                                        2.30 & 7.30pm
19 November                                                                            Joker                                                                             7.30pm
20 November                                                                           RSC Live: Timor of Athens                                       7.00pm
21 November                                                                           Jungle Book (Dementia Friendly Screening)        2.00pm
21 November                                                                           The Comedy Store                                                      7.30pm
25 November                                                                           NT Live; Howard                                                        7.00pm
26 November                                                                           Official Secrets                                                            7.30pm
28 November                                                                           NT Live: Present Laughter                                       7.00pm
29 November                                                                            Snow White                                                                7.30pm
30 November                                                                           Mrs Peachum’s Guide to Love and Marriage       7.30pm

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