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Subtitled Film Screenings

MALVERN INTRODUCES SUBTITLED CINEMA   Malvern Theatres is introducing subtitled screenings of new cinema releases, thanks to a generous donation in a will. The showings will usually be scheduled for 4.30pm on Thursdays, though visitors should check the website for details each week.   As well as now offering subtitled films, the theatre also does… Read more


This Month’s Relaxed Screening

This Month’s Relaxed Screening   We extend a warm welcome to people who feel overwhelmed by the ordinary cinema environment. These relaxed screenings are open to ANYONE who would benefit from a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere including (but not limited to) people living with dementia; people with an Autism Spectrum Condition; people with learning difficulties; people… Read more


Celebrating Age

  CELEBRATING AGE Celebrating Age through the arts and across the generations   Malvern Theatres ‘celebrated age’ this week, hosting a day’s showcase of the different activities they offer regularly for people of all ages. The Theatre Foyer was full with existing participants doing demonstrations, as well as new visitors trying activities for the first… Read more


Sing Dance Create

Sing Dance Create celebrate Chinese New Year!   Chinese New Year approaches…look how what an exciting time Sophie Jo’s group have as they sing, dance and create in their Thursday session here.     Sing Dance & Create is a weekly workshop for ages 5-7 years. These theatrical sessions will encourage young people to build… Read more


Free Cinema for Primary Schools

Free Cinema for Primary Schools – November 2017 Malvern Theatres gave nearly 600 free cinema tickets to local primary schools this Autumn as part of an initiative to better engage children with film. Pupils from The Grove, Great Malvern, Colwall, Hanley Swan, Claines and Withington primary schools took part and for some it was the… Read more


Malvern Theatres – Capital Development

Malvern Theatres is presenting detailed plans for a capital project to create a new dedicated education and rehearsal space. This addition to the existing building will provide a much needed area for the venue’s continually expanding programme of learning and participatory events, including a range of classes, art workshops, fitness activities and talks. The area will provide… Read more


Sound as a pound!

Malvern Theatres Secures Funding for Singing Workshops Malvern Theatres’ has received £1,355 from The Ashley Family Foundation to help fund a series of singing workshops in the Autumn. The singing sessions will be open to all and will be an opportunity for local people to come together to socialise and sing. Bridget Lloyd, head of… Read more


Touch Tours at Malvern Theatres

Touch Tours at Malvern Theatres Malvern Theatres welcomed a group of GCSE students from New College Worcester to experience a touch tour of the set of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The students, who were all blind or visually impaired, were given a guided tour of the set by the company manager and theatre staff…. Read more


Festival Theatre Refurbishment

Festival Theatre Refurbishment                         Malvern Theatres has successfully refurbished the Festival Theatre, including replacing all 848 seats, thanks to a well-supported fundraising campaign. We successfully ‘rehomed’ all of the old seats, ensuring that nothing went to landfill and raising £15,000 towards the cost of… Read more


Open Theatre Workshop

Free Drama Workshop for Adults and Young People with Learning Disabilities Malvern Theatres hosted a free drama-based workshop for adults and young people with learning disabilities this month. The fun workshop offered an interactive session with Richard Hayhow of Open Theatre. Open Theatre is a UK leading company that works with adults and young people… Read more