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Novello Theatre, (The Picture House) Public Meeting

Public Meeting on Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 8.15 pm at Cordes Hall


To restore the Novello Theatre, (The Picture House) as a venue to be used for the benefit of the local community. Linking The Picture House and Cordes Hall, creating a community hub/venue in Sunninghill. Offering a vibrant and varied programme of Live Performance, Cinema, Clubs, Classes, and other community services.


Aims of Meeting

To inform the local community of the current situation regarding The Picture House (Novello).

To allow members of the local community to raise questions and make suggestions about what could be done to save this local amenity.

To recruit a working group to move the project forward.


Welcome – Cordes Hall Chair (Jane Richardson)

History of the Picture House – Stewart McNair/Barbara Story

Current  Position – Community – Alan Everett

                                       RBWM –  Cllr Julian Sharpe

                                       Parish Council – Allison Sharpe

Local groups – Spotlights/QP’s/FASBAT/Schools

Questions from the floor.

To recruit a body of volunteers to get involved with the project agreeing next steps and a follow up meeting. – 31st Jan at 8.15 pm – Cordes Hall


If you are unable to attend the meeting but would like to sign a petition supporting a proposal to keep the Novello (Picture House) as a community resource, please sign the petition by following this link:

ePetition – Save the Sunninghill Picture House / Novello Theatre (


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