Event Type: digital
Friends of the Eastgate: In conversation with Richard Nisbet (part one)

DATE:
Thurs 4 June

TIME:
Whenever you like

PRICE:
Free, but donations to the EASTGATE OPEN DOORS CAMPAIGN would be greatly appreciated.

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In the first of three short Zoom interviews, Mary Daykin chats with Richard Nisbet, a key figure from the very beginning of the campaign for a theatre in the area, about how local arts groups and individuals first came together in an effort to realise a dream.

Richard’s reflections on under-equipped halls and the constant lugging around and setting up of scaffolding, cables, props, lighting desks and other equipment will resonate with many others who were also involved in the arts locally at the time.

As Richard says, “We would all moan and groan, and dream of something better…”.

Available on the Friends’ YouTube channel – PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Look out for the rest of this interview, starting with part two (post date: 11/06), when Richard talks about how the dream became a reality!

Be sure to keep checking back for more #eastgateathome content on the FRIENDS’ YOUTUBE CHANNEL. New clips are posted weekly on Thursdays! And if you enjoy what you see, please consider donating to the EASTGATE’S OPEN DOORS CAMPAIGN.

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