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South Hill Park’s January Newsletter

January 31, 2023

January Newsletter

50th Anniversary of South Hill Park
2023 marks our 50th anniversary. To celebrate this historic occasion, we are running a number of special community events.
As well as this, we want you to send us your memories of South Hill Park from 1973 onwards. Whether it’s your favourite performance, a piece of work you created or a stroll through our gardens, we want to see and celebrate your experiences.
Please send a photo and short description of your South Hill Park memories to
Please note these will be shared on our social media channels in celebration of our 50th anniversary.

New Membership scheme
We are excited to announced that our membership scheme has been updated to our Friends scheme.
The new Friends scheme has been put in place in order to allow us, as a charity, to claim Gift Aid. To become a Friend is £40 per year, Good Friend £120 per year and Best Friend £500 per year. All information on each tier is on our website here.
Thank you for your continued support of South Hill Park Arts Centre, providing access to the arts for all in the community.

Kinky Boots rehearsals have begun
Rehearsals for our Easter show Kinky Boots have begun. We have an amazingly talented cast who are preparing to bring you a fabulous musical that you will not want to miss.
With original music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, this is a dazzling and uplifting show sure to make your Easter holiday sparkle. So why not book your tickets now and get your favourite seats for Kinky Boots running from Tue 11 – Sun 16 April. Book here.

Parent and Child Workshops
Looking for something creative to do with your children this February half-term?
On Mon 13 Feb we have Parent and Child Play with Clay (5-8yrs) and on Tue 14 Feb we have Parent and Young Person’s Ceramics (8-12yrs) where you will be guided through a set pottery project to create a lovely piece of work to take home.
To find out more and to book, visit here.

Haversham Board Trustee
Haversham Trading Comp, the commercial subsidiary of South Hill Park Trust, is seeking a new Director to join its Board.
To find out more, or to apply, please click here.

The Hollow starts next month
The Studio Theatre Company return to the Wilde Theatre from Wed 8 – Sat 11 Feb with a fantastic murder mystery, Agatha Christie’s The Hollow.
An unhappy game of romantic follow-the-leader explodes into murder one weekend at The Hollow, home of Sir Henry and Lucy Angkatell, arguably Christie’s finest comic Grande Dame.
Nearly everyone has a motive but who did the deed? Book your tickets now to find out how this story unfolds.

Rich Hall and Counterfeit Sixties on sale
Rich Hall: Shot from Cannons and Counterfeit Sixties are on sale now to members and to non-members on Sat 28 Jan 10am.
Montana’s transatlantic messenger returns with new rants, knife-edge observations, thrilling musical interludes and an ever-formidable knack for laughs on the fly. Come along to see Rich Hall: Shot from Cannons on Thu 4 May.
The Counterfeit Sixties return on Sat 20 May with a showcase of the great bands of the swinging sixties. The fantastic music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees – to name but a few – all recreated in this stunning show.

Gift for Gold
We have launched a new Gift for Gold campaign which celebrates 50 years of passion for the arts at South Hill Park.
If you would like to support Gift for Gold, you can make a monthly or one-off donation to help us continue to support, inspire and entertain our community in Bracknell and the surrounding areas for many years to come. For more information about the campaign and to donate, visit here.
Your support is greatly appreciated.

Atrium Bar and Restaurant 50th anniversary offer
In 2023 we are celebrating our 50th anniversary of South Hill Park Arts Centre and we want you to celebrate with us.
Book your 50th wedding or birthday celebration in one of our private rooms and enjoy a complimentary three course meal for two in our Atrium Bar and Restaurant at another date, subject to availability. Let us know you are celebrating 50 years when you book by emailing

Daler Rowney Partnership
We are delighted to announce Daler Rowney as a new corporate partner for 2023 – as we celebrate our 50th anniversary and they celebrate their 240th year of inspiring creativity through the arts. Together we will be working on a number of community projects and we are very grateful for their support.
Would you like to support your local arts centre by becoming a corporate member? You can view our different partnership packages here and, for more information, please contact

We are currently looking for a Box Office & Sales Manager, Director of Operations and House Manager.
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to work in a creative environment within the arts sector.
If you are interested in any of these roles, please visit our website here to find out more.