Category : Chair’s Letter

16 Jan 2019

News from the BLT Board

Hilary Cordery, our Chair since 2017, has resigned from the Board as she feels unable to continue to commit the time and energy to the role, in the light of her family and other commitments – please see below to her letter to members. The Board have accepted Hilary’s resignation with regret and would like to thank her for her contributions over the time she has been a Trustee. Keith Jeremiah, who has been acting as Chair for the last couple […]

11 Sep 2017

Hilary Cordery asks you to…..”Pull up a Chair”

Are you a BLT member and ever thought: If I was running BLT I would…. Wouldn’t it be great if the theatre had….. If only we could……. Why doesn’t BLT……? If you have, come and chat to me. Whatever ideas, wishes, hopes and dreams you have for BLT, on whatever aspect of the theatre, including anything you think is ever-so-slightly less than perfect, I would love to hear them. I will be in the office at the theatre with a […]

20 Jul 2017

A message from Hilary Cordery – our new Chair

I am delighted to have taken over from Jane Buckland as Chair of the Board of Trustees of BLT. I have been an active member of the theatre for more than 9 years and have been privileged to have been on the Board for the last 3. BLT is entering a very exciting phase in its history. If you have visited the theatre recently you may well have seen the scaffolding that signals the start of important works to the […]

02 May 2017

Chair’s Letter May 2017

Looking back over the last couple of years, most BLT members will see that it has been a period of change and development for the theatre and one which is set to continue. Last season saw a large end of year profit, a high percentage attendance for shows, record bar takings and more new actors turning up for auditions. We have an increasingly large pool of  directors wanting to work at BLT and this year, for the first time, we […]

03 Mar 2017

Chair’s Letter March 2017

We are now well into the 2017 season and got off to a cracking start with the popular The 39 Steps and a thought provoking and beautifully acted Heresy of Love. We are so fortunate at BLT to have the freedom to present a seasons of plays  with such a broad range of styles and themes. 2016 was a great year for the theatre, artistically and financially. Our  2016 season averaged a 86% attendance and we ended the year with […]