Byre Theatre Doors Open Day 2019

Join us in celebrating the history of The Byre and architecture of our award-winning building through backstage tours, talks, displays and demonstrations at Doors Open Day 2019!

Byre Theatre Doors Open Day 2019

About Byre Theatre Doors Open Day 2019

Explore, discover and learn about the history of The Byre Theatre!

The original Byre Theatre was founded in 1933 by the actor Charles Marford and Alexander B Paterson, a local journalist and playwright. The current building (the third to have that name) was designed by award-winning architects Nicoll Russell Studios of Broughty Ferry and opened by Sean Connery in 2001.

Join us in celebrating the history of The Byre and architecture of our award-winning building through backstage tours, talks, displays and demonstrations.

Backstage Tours
12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
FREE but ticketed – these can be booked from 30 mins before each event in person at the Byre Box Office.

Talks
Venue: Conference Room
FREE but ticketed – these can be booked from 30 mins before each event in person at the Byre Box Office.

1.30pm – Scott Turpie, Nicoll Russell Studios
2.30pm – Hilary Nicoll, Museum of Dad

With thanks to Friends of the Byre.

Doors Open Days is coordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust. It runs throughout Scotland every September as part of European Heritage Days.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Byre Theatre Doors Open Day 2019 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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