• 18 November 2020

Do you shop using Amazon? Sign up to Amazon Smile to help The Lamproom......

If you shop Amazon Black Friday Week deals from 20th - 30th November, you can do more than discover great deals: Simply shop at smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1026352-0 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app, and AmazonSmile donates to Barnsley Theatre Trust (1998) Limited at no extra cost. Help your theatre by using Amazon Smile at any time - thank you for your support.

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  • 10 November 2020

Fancy having the chance to win £100? We have ONE number left in The Lamproom 100 Club.....

The Lamproom 100 Club has been running for many years and provides the theatre with much-needed funds, whilst at the same time giving patrons the chance to win £100 every month, and £1000 twice a year. If you would like to join The 100 Club, you can do so by contacting the Theatre Manager on 01226 249611 or sending an e-mail to enquiries@barnsleylamproom.com Read on for more information about how the club works.....

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  • 04 November 2020

'We'll Be Back!.......

AS ANOTHER NATIONAL LOCKDOWN BEGINS……. The Lamproom WILL be back! In line with the requirements of the national lockdown, The Lamproom Theatre will be closed with effect from THURSDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2020 until at least Thursday 3rd December 2020. During the next month you can still contact us if necessary by e-mailing enquiries@barnsleylamproom.com or telephoning 01226 249611.

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  • 03 November 2020

The Lamproom 100 Club draw for November has been made.....

The draw for the November Lamproom 100 Club has been made , and the winner is Miss A Fretwell of Barnsley. The winning number was 58. Congratulations to Miss Fretwell - enjoy your winnings and thank you for supporting us - we appreciate it!

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  • 23 October 2020

'We're NOT Back Yet!'

As South Yorkshire moves into Tier 3 restrictions, Barnsley’s Lamproom Theatre has postponed its planned re-opening. One week after putting tickets on sale for performances in November 2020, the Trustees of Barnsley Theatre Trust (1998) Limited have taken the difficult and disappointing decision to postpone all planned activity at The Lamproom until the review of the restrictions takes place in mid-November.

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  • 20 October 2020

An important reminder when booking tickets for November shows...

There has been a promising start for tickets for shows in November at The Lamproom, but we must remind anyone wishing to book tickets that, under Tier 2 restrictions, you can only book tickets FOR YOUR HOUSEHOLD. If you are wishing to attend with people from another household, they must book their own tickets as we need their details in order to comply with the Track and Trace regulations that are mandatory for all venues. We hope that everyone understands that we are insisting on this procedure to keep everyone safe and to ensure that we are acting in a responsible manner by adhering to Government instructions at all times.

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  • 16 October 2020

'We're Back In Business' - Tickets for November productions on sale from Friday 16th October 2020......

After being closed for seven months, Barnsley’s Lamproom Theatre will open it’s doors again on Friday 6th November 2020. Theatre goers around the country have been longing for the day when they can visit their local theatre and experience live performances once again, and the people of Barnsley will soon be able to do just that, as The Lamproom will re-open with a show which was originally planned for April 2020 – ‘An Evening with John Kelly’. The following three weekends will see more to entertain and cheer at The Lamproom. Read on for information about our November productions.

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  • 13 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 204 - It's The Final Countdown!.....

During the past few weeks, plans have been put in place to try to open The Lamproom Theatre (Socially Distant - of course) within the next few weeks. We are hoping to be able to make an announcement in the next day or two. This will mean the end of 'The Lamproom Daily' as we will be back in the office - we hope that you have enjoyed our daily news and information service during the past 204 days . All news about our potential re-opening will be on our website, Facebook page, Twitter page and in e-newsletters that will be sent out to everyone on our mailing list - we hope to be able to welcome you all back very soon - watch this space!

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  • 12 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 203 - A Bunch of Amateurs?

Looking back to just before lockdown (was it really seven months ago?) - The Lamproom Theatre Company performed 'A Bunch of Amateurs' by Ian Hislop. There were some familiar faces, and some not so familiar - did you enjoy the show?

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  • 11 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 202 - More 'Lockdown Poetry' from one of our patrons....

Last week we published a poem by Lamproom regular Ken Brookes of Darfield - this week he has given his permission for us to give you details of his published work 'Poems In Lockdown' His book is available to purchase in the Maurice Dobson Museum, Darfield. It is £5 and the introduction is by Ian Mcmillan. Why not call in and buy a copy? You'll be supporting a local 'treasure' - what's not to like?

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  • 10 October 2020

The Lamproom Daily' - Day 201 - 'The Coalfield Symphony’......

Our own Jack Land Noble and Robert Cooper - a.k.a. The Coalfield Symphony - have just announced the upcoming release of their debut album, VIRTUE & VILLAINY. The first of SEVEN singles - ‘Symphony’ - is out Friday 6th November, culminating in the release of the full album in early 2021... when we hope to welcome them back to the Lamproom stage.

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  • 09 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 200 - 'Little Shop of Horrors' at The Lamproom in 2017.....

The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company have performed 'Little Shops of Horrors' on a number of occasions over the year, most recently in 2017. Here are Emily Kendall (Crystal), Emily Sidebottom (Chiffon) and Emma Turton (Ronnette) -"Da-doo ... Shoop da-doo ... Chang da-doo ... Snip da-doo ... Da da da da da da-doo" 🎵🌱🎶!

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  • 08 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 199 - Help The Lamproom on Amazon Prime Day.....

If you shop Amazon Prime Day deals on 13th and 14th October, you can make a difference: Simply shop at smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1026352-0 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app, and AmazonSmile donates to Barnsley Theatre Trust (1998) Limited. Thank you!

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  • 07 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 198 - Fancy going on 'The Course'?

Just over a year ago, Lamproom audiences enjoyed some comedy from the writer and star of Mrs Brown's Boys, Brendan O'Carroll. The Yorkshireman Company performed 'The Course', featuring a whole host of Lamproom favourites - Mark Olsewski, Gemma Williams, Ryan Howe, Richard Caile, Richard Wood, Mick Cooper, Sally Moxon and, of course, Jack Land Noble. What a cast, and what a great play - it was enjoyed by everyone and was a hug Box Office success.

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  • 06 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 197 - What makes you smile in these difficult times?

Members of The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company celebrated World Smile Day by thinking of all the reasons they have to smile! 😁 From their 2021 shows Legally Blonde and Joseph to the little things like the plans they have on the coming weekend! What reasons do you have to smile!?! Let us know and we'll share them! 😁😁

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  • 05 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 196 - The Lamproom 100 Club draw has been made......

The draw for the October Lamproom 100 Club has been made , and the winner is Ms M Goodfellow of Gawber. The winning number was 23. Congratulations to Michelle - enjoy your winnings and thank you for supporting us - we appreciate it!

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  • 04 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 195 - Lamproom Trustee to appear (again) on Coronation Street!

Our very own pantomime dame and Trustee, Dean Love, will once again be gracing our screens in Coronation Street very soon - we are so proud of him - well done Dean - you are doing Barnsley and The Lamproom proud!

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  • 03 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 194 - A poem from one of our patrons.....

During the past six months or so, many of us have turned our hand to new things and found undiscovered talents. One of these people is a long-standing supporter of The Lamproom who is a regular and valued patron - Mr Ken Brookes of Darfield. He has, with the help of the wonderful Ian McMillan, become somewhat of a poet, and he has given his permission for us to share a 'lockdown' poem with you - what do you think? In the garden we stand and stare Across at each other we smile Still trapped in our beautiful lair It's more than two metres, it could be a mile. The schoolchildren are feeling wasted It's not really easy doing home schooling Missing exams they have never tasted A lot of time spent like a jester, fooling. We spend Midsummers Night dreaming How can we bring this to an end? Thinking, plotting and scheming And shouting across to a friend. Is this much ado about nothing We are finding it difficult stopping.

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  • 02 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 193 - Missing your musicals? Follow The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company to keep up to date....

The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company has been part of The Lamproom 'family' for many years, but did you know that it was previously The Co-Operative Operatic Society and has a long and proud history of producing high-quality musicals in Barnsley? Before changing it's name to The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company and having it's 'home' at The Lamproom, the group performed for many years at The Civic in Barnsley.

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  • 01 October 2020

'The Lamproom Daily' - Day 192 - A day at the races for The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company....

Back in 2006 The Lamproom Musical Theatre Company had a day at the races - but do you know which musical they were performing? Can you recognise any familiar faces fourteen years on?

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