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Passing The Baton

Our Director David Lockwood is standing down in February to take up the opportunity to lead the Arts Development Company in Dorset. David joined Trowbridge Town Hall Trust in 2019, repositioning the organisation as a civic hub for the 21st Century. During this time, the Town Hall has seen a steep increase in visitors and… Read more »

Architectural Heritage Funding

We are pleased to share that we have secured £51,750 from the Architectural Heritage Fund. This comes shortly after our announcement of the successful Future High Streets bid, which will see £8.1 million of central government funding going towards the Town Hall’s refurbishment. This funding will support us on that journey, allowing us to appoint… Read more »

Christmas Film Programme Announced

This Friday (December 3rd) is the last evening ‘Film at the Town Hall’ screening of 2021! To mark the occasion we have a selection of winter short films from the BFI National Archive, followed by an unconventional French festive drama/comedy with a fabulous cast!  Friday 3 December, 7.30pm:  A Christmas Tale (Un Conte de Noël,… Read more »

£8.1 Million for the Town Hall

We’re really pleased to be able to announce that the Town Hall has been granted £8.1 million to enable its restoration. Over the last two years, we’ve been working with Wiltshire Council and consultants to test ideas and build a sound business case for the development of the historic building. This has resulted in us… Read more »

£204,000 Award from National Lottery Community Fund

We’re delighted to have been awarded £204,000 by The National Lottery Community Fund. This award covers activity over the coming three years. It will enable us to both broaden and deepen our engagement with people across Trowbridge. This project will be led by Tessa Slack, who has managed bookings and volunteers in the Town Hall… Read more »

Garfield Weston Foundation Grant

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve received £10,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation. This funding will support our core activity: providing space for the community at the heart of Trowbridge. Director David Lockwood says: “This funding is great news for Trowbridge Town Hall Trust. It is a testament to the importance of our work both… Read more »

Meet Florence | Co-writer of Miracle on 34 Seymour Street

I’m a local actor and writer from Chippenham, with a big love for Trowbridge! It’s gotta proper special place in my heart, having spent quite a lot of my time as a teenager in the town, I grew up in Chippenham and after being excluded from all my lessons in secondary school (except for drama),… Read more »

A Glimpse Into Miracle on 34 Seymour Street – Gavin Osborn

Flo and I were approached about writing a Christmas show together back in the summer, when we met for coffee in the Town Hall and Christmas seemed an impossibly long time away. Then, having seen Flo’s amazing one woman show Destiny at Bristol’s Tobacco Factory, I was convinced we could not only make something good,… Read more »

New Members Join The Team

We’re delighted to welcome two new members of staff to our team: Jacquie Pocklington as Office and Finance Manager, and Kieran Moore as Technical Manager. Jacquie joins us from being a finance officer in a local school and, before that, working for a technical development company in Bath. “For me, our Town Hall presents a… Read more »

‘Finding your place in a changing world’ – November Film

Film at the Town Hall presents in November a selection of recent award-winning films exploring different perspectives around the theme of ‘Finding your place in a changing world’. Through very different characters, realities and genres, the programme shows a sharp comedy/drama of the refugee crisis in a remote Scottish island; the journey of a Polish… Read more »