unveils £50,000 revamp at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre
Princess Theatre has formally unveiled its new-look facilities
this week following a £50,000 refurbishment.
Mayor Ken Smout was joined by town councillors and Princess volunteers
on Thursday evening (November 8th) at the unveiling of the new
Princess Arts Lounge, which includes a modern bar.
work was funded by almost £20,000 from the Somerset Levels
and Moors Action Group plus transitional funding from Sedgemoor
Arts Lounge, right, includes a bar and a gallery of local art
for sale. It operates as a cafe and box office during the daytime
and serves as a bar during evening events.
revamp also includes new wood flooring, lighting and decorations,
plus a new commercial-standard kitchen.
Chairman Peter Burridge-Clayton told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is a great boost for The Princess - we're delighted with the new-look
changes are also underway with new exterior signs, internal improvements
to cater for wedding ceremonies and new sound and lighting kit
in the theatre."
and Highbridge Town Council took
over the ownership of The Princess from the district council
in April 2011.
Ken Smout and Manager Andy Pulleyn in the new-look arts lounge
showing Town Clerk Eileen Shaw and Cllr Neville Jones the new