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Wreath making workshops

22-11-2023

Add some handcrafted charm to your festive celebrations this year by creating your very own unique …

BOUNCERS by John Godber

10-10-2023

Touring theatre company, the John Godber Company is delighted to be bringing John Godber’s iconic play “Bouncers”, enjoyed world-wide and …

Mr (Ewan) McGregor finally catches up with Peter Rabbit

08-08-2023

Exciting news in the Lake District!  Mr (Ewan) McGregor finally caught up with naughty Peter Rabbit at the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction and Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness.  Meeting a Hollywood A-lister and Jedi Master, however, didn’t faze Peter Rabbit who is known for getting the better of Mr McGregor in real life, on stage and on screen.  

Interview with Alan Ayckbourn

12-04-2023

Alan Ayckbourn’s Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd (alanayckbourn.net) reports here on a superb interview with Alan about the upcoming performance of Welcome to the Family at the Old Laundry Theatre (12 -27 May).  It makes for fascinating reading, and we can’t wait to share this world premiere with you in Bowness-on-Windermere.

We are hiring!

23-02-2023

The Theatre is a lovely place to work, so please get in touch if you would like to join our …

Keeping the Show on the Road…

15-12-2022

As of course, with many other things, our theatre is finding it increasingly difficult to operate both practically and financially and we need your help to keep the show on the road…

Spring 2023 season now on sale!

11-11-2022

The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere has launched its Spring 2023 season and it is packed full of an eclectic mix of shows for you to enjoy.  Please support your local theatre and book your seats for an entertaining evening out.

Trainspotting Live at the Old Laundry review

23-09-2022

All the warnings in the world won’t prepare you for the reality of Trainspotting Live. If you think you’ve seen it all, if you think you’re unshockable, this is the acid test. And it’s also some of the most brilliant physical-theatre acting you’ll ever see. Or hear.

Rest in Peace

09-09-2022

We join the nation in grief at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
As the world mourns the loss …

Autumn update!

10-09-2020

We are very sorry that we are not able to host a season this year.  It is the first time …

Statement regarding Covid-19

17-03-2020

Tuesday 17 March 2020
We appreciate many of you have been waiting to hear our response to this tricky time we …

Stepling gig postponed

14-03-2020

Stepling
Wednesday 25 March at 7:30 pm

Stepling have regretfully decided to cancel their upcoming tour. One of the group is unwell …

“Superlative Sunday”

07-10-2019

Review from Stagey Lady Theatre Reviews
Superlative Sunday

A West End musical in Windermere? The quirky and delightful Old Laundry Theatre at …