Rose Street Theatre Club
The Rose Street Theatre Club (RSTC) arranges approximately 16 trips a year, ranging from Popular Musicals to Classical Concerts, from Plays to Operas and other outings. All trips are by coach, picking up at a number of stops from Crowthorne through to Wokingham (including Nine Mile Ride, Rose Street and the Three Frogs), and the cost of the coach is included in the overall cost of the outing.
We aim to offer an exciting and comprehensive range of activities' and is 'a welcoming and safe way' to visit local theatres as well as the big London shows - something few elderly or handicapped people living alone would ever attempt. We feel we meet the 'social needs of our community' in a very practical way, and have seen many friendships established that extend beyond the club's activities.
|2 November||'The Mousetrap'||Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford (matinee)|
|6 December||'John Rutter’s Christmas Celebration'
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
|Royal Albert Hall (evening)|
|6 January '24||'High Society'||Sonning Mill Dinner Theatre (matinee)|
|29 February||'And then there were none'||Wycombe Swan (matinee)|
|20 March||Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Beethoven 'Eroica'; Chopin; Delius
|Cadogan Hall (evening)|
|18 April||'The Woman in Black'||Wycombe Swan (matinee)|
|5 June||'Jesus Christ Superstar'||Woking New Victoria (matinee)|
For more information see the club's website.
We welcome applications for membership and application forms can be obtained from Tony King, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0118 978 5185.
Annual Report (March 2023)
The Theatre Club continues to be in good health, both from a financial and a membership perspective. We provide fellowship and friendship to those already within the Church and also to many who have no previous Church connection, and feel we meet the social needs of our community in a very practical way. Our varied and comprehensive range of activities are particularly appreciated by those who are on their own, and who are most unlikely to travel into London’s theatre-land by themselves, and we have seen many friendships established that extend beyond the club’s activities.
After a cautious approach to resuming theatre trips last year, we are now in full swing with either a trip to the theatre, a concert or place of interest once a month.
Our membership now stands at 360, average bookings are holding up well despite the inevitable increase in costs. Not only are we having to absorb an increase in prices for popular West End shows, coach hire etc. but we also have to face an additional ‘London Emission Charge’ of £100 per coach every time we enter the capital. We will continue to limit the impact of this as far as possible.
We welcome applications for membership from all members of our congregation.