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It has been a long road…

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Its been a long road…a 232 mile one in fact! The walk was originally suggested by core walkers Dawn and Tony as a way of raising funds for the theatre. It was with the help of Head of Development Julia … Continued

200 For 200 Walk Catch Up!

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The 200 For 200 Sponsored Walk kicked off on Sat 13 Apr and ended with a bang on Mon 22 Apr. Tony, Maggie and Dawn, our core trio, followed the historic route of the Norwich Company of Comedians and walked … Continued

Turner’s of Great Barton Save the Day!

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If you’ve been in Bury St Edmunds or the surrounding villages much, you’re certain to have seen at least one white coach with Turner’s of Great Barton printed along the side, right? This amazing company were more than happy to … Continued

Meet The Volunteer Walkers: Chris Clarkson!

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Joining the walkers on the last day is none other than pantomime legend, Chris Clarkson! You may remember him better as Nanny Fanny from Sleeping Beauty (2018/19) or Dame Winona Whittington from Dick Whittington (2017/18)!   Chris Clarkson as Nanny … Continued

The Norwich Company of Comedians

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The 200 For 200 Sponsored Walk involves a route drawn out by two of our main walkers, Tony and Dawn. It follows the historic route of the Norwich Company of Comedians of which William Wilkins (Theatre Royal’s architect) was a … Continued

Meet The Volunteer Walkers: Bury Physio!

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As you may have seen, the 200 for 200 Sponsored Walk is being sponsored by Bury Physio. They have been instrumental in helping the theatre reach the goal of the 200th Anniversary Fund.     Bury Physio was established in … Continued

Meet The Volunteer Walkers: Milbank Ltd.!

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On the first day of the walk, 4 lads from Milbank Ltd (one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of high quality precast concrete products), joined the trio of walkers on their journey from Cambridge to Littleport; a whopping 26 miles! … Continued

Meet The Volunteer Walkers: Gordon Cawthorne!

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Gordon and Judith Cawthorne are two of our regulars at Theatre Royal and are also patrons! They are hugely supportive of the theatre and Gordon has decided to take part in the 200 for 200 Sponsored Walk. When asked about … Continued

Bury’s Got Talent Applications Open!

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Have you got a special talent? Want to share it with the people of Bury St Edmunds and be in with a chance of winning part of the £1000 prize? Applications for Bury’s Got Talent 2019 are now open! Performers … Continued