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Theatres and Halls in Arbroath, Scotland

The Webster Theatre - The Theatre Royal, Trades Hall

 

The Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath

A Google StreetView Image of the Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath - Click to Interact.

Above - A Google StreetView Image of the Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath - Click to Interact.

The Webster Theatre is situated at 64 High Street, Arbroath, and was originally built in 1867 as the Webster Hall. The Hall was converted to an Arts Centre in 1970, and, since its refurbishment in 2008, has become a multipurpose venue for live theatre, cinema, and other arts events. The Theatre has a seating capacity of 606.

You may like to visit the Theatre's own Website, where you can also see a Virtual Tour of the Theatre.

If you have any more information or images for this Theatre that you are willing to share please Contact me.

 

The Theatre Royal, Trades Hall, Horner's Wynd, Arbroath

A Google StreetView Image of the Site of the former Theatre Royal Trades Hall, Arbroath - Click to Interact.

Above - A Google StreetView Image of the Site of the former Theatre Royal Trades Hall, Arbroath - Click to Interact.

Poster for Horatio Lloyd, and his son Arthur Lloyd, in 'Facts & Fancies' at the Theatre Royal, Trades Hall, Arbroath in 1858. - Click to EnlargeThe Theatre Royal, on the corner of Horner's Wynd (now Commerce Street) and High Street, Arbroath was a wooden building built in 1815. The Theatre was still in use in September 1886.

The site of the Trades Hall is now occupied by an estate agent and is just a few doors down from the Webster Memorial Theatre.

Right - A Poster for Horatio Lloyd, and his son Arthur Lloyd, in 'Facts & Fancies' at the Theatre Royal, Trades Hall, Arbroath in 1858 - Click to Enlarge.

I am grateful to Brian Lawrence from the Arbroath Timeline, and Ted Bottle for their help in supplying the above information on the Trades Hall.

If you have any more information or images for this Theatre that you are willing to share please Contact me.

 

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