Sunday, May 9, 2010
Horsham, West Sussex
Shining Morn Tour
North Street, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1RG
phone: 01403 750220
SmartMove Productions, is proud to present Gordon Giltrap in Concert. Gordon is performing at the Capitol Theatre as part of his 'Shining Morn' UK Tour, which coincides with the release of his new studio album – 'Shining Morn'.
You can view a copy of the Shining Morn Tour poster by clicking the icon at the bottom of the page. Right click, "Save target as" will download a copy for you to display in your window or perhaps a local notice board.
The recent refurbishment of The Capitol is just one chapter in a long history of entertainment and the arts in Horsham.
The site of the current Capitol was originally an ABC Cinema. First opened in 1936 as a one screen with a 900 seat capacity, it was then just one of many cinemas in Horsham.
The original Capitol theatre (after which, the new arts centre is named) was actually situated a few minutes walk away on the site that is now Marks and Spencer. With its closure in 1983, the council purchased the ABC on North Street and developed it into the Horsham Arts Centre. This opened its doors to the public Christmas 1984.
After nearly 20 years, Horsham Arts Centre closed its doors in January 2002 and so marked the beginning of what was arguably the most ambitious and impressive change to the town's key entertainment centre. A massive 6million refurbishment was completed this September 2003 and the result is a stunning arts complex that melds the elegant art-deco features of the original ABC with an innovative and modern design for the 21st Century. After being closed for just 20 months, the exciting new venue offers unrivalled all round facilities including a theatre, 2 cinemas, studio, gallery space and stylish caf and lounge bar.
Please check availability of tickets and confirm date / start times with the organiser before setting out, as sometimes changes are unavoidable - thank you.