Local Community Theatre

Tynemouth Scouts

~~Tynemouth Scout District is part of the Scout Association, a global, co-educational youth movement, and covers the areas of North Shields, Wallsend, Howden, Battle Hill as well as Tynemouth Itself.  The District is part of Northumberland Scout County and made up of 15 Scout Groups, one of which is a Sea Scout Group. Most of them comprise of a Beaver Scout Colony (age 6 - 8), a Cub Scout Pack (age 8 - 10½) and a Scout Group (age 10½ -14).  The District also has 3 Explo...

Tynemouth Amateur Operatic Society

Tynemouth Amateur Operatic Society (TAOS) is a group of like-minded people who enjoy singing and acting.  The Society was formed in 1947, performing at the Albion Cinema in North Shields.  Throughout the years we have presented our shows at various venues within North Shields and Tynemouth, moving to the Playhouse in Whitley Bay in 1977 where we have been performing ever since. TAOS aims to deliver two shows every year - both with an individual approach.  Rehearsals take place ...

Whitley Bay Operatic Society

Whitley Bay Operatic Society (WBOS) was formed in October 1911 and was then named The Whitley Bay Monkseaton and District Operatic Society. Productions started in such places as the Livingston hall and finally progressed to the Whitley Bay Playhouse. We perform two musicals each year usually in November and April taking up to six months in rehearsals twice a week. We currently have about 100 members but are always looking for new talent so if you can sing and dance (just a little!) and wish t...

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society

Aims and Objectives  To promote public education and interest in theatre, particularly pantomime and further development of public appreciation by the presentation of an annual pantomime.  To present from time to time, such other theatrical productions as the Executive Committee decides.  To promote the study and development of the arts and skills associated with the pantomime tradition.  To benefit charitable bodies out of funds that may become surplus to the requirement...

Whitley Bay & District Scouts

Within Whitley Bay & District there are 11 Scout Groups, each made up of a Beaver Scout Colony (age 5¾-8), a Cub Scout Pack (age 8-10½)  and a Scout Group (age 10½-14). Within the District we have an Explorer Scout Unit for the 14-18 age range and a Network Scout Unit for 18-25 year olds. Our Groups are to be found in Cullercoats, Whitley Bay, Monkseaton and Earsdon and meetings are held on all week nights to ensure that there is always an available meeting to j...

Whitley Bay Theatre Company

The Whitley Bay Theatre Company (one of the oldest societies in the area) was formed many years ago and was originally known as The Theatre Club, Whitley Bay. In 2003 we revamped the society, brought it up to date with a new lease of life and that was a real turning point for the company.  We are proud of the fact that everyone knows each others name and also values each others opinions. Our Society is run by a small hard working Committee who give up a lot of their time to make sure we re...