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Monday, 11 July 2011

A Model of the Theatre Royal


One of the exhibits at Gee Cross Fete was a model of the Theatre Royal made by Alan Tolfrey a modelmaker from Mossley.

See more of his models at Mossley Modelmaker.

See my own photographs of the theatre at http://www.geraldengland.co.uk/gx/royal.htm.

Read more about the fight to preserve and reopen the theatre at Theatre Royal Onward.

Find more of my photos of this year's fete at Gee Cross Fete 2011.

4 comments:

  1. Looks like a place with lots of history...

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  2. Amazing detail in this wonderful model!

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  3. What a wonderful model he has created. In Paris I saw a model of Saint Chapelle which was amazing in its detail. This takes amazing patience and talent.

    Bises,
    Genie

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  4. Hopefully someone with imagination and money will rescue this fine old theatre. We as a country have lost so many fine theatres and cinemas over the last few decades. I think I read somewhere that here in Leeds at the time of the Great War there were around 112 cinemas around the city, they have mostly gone. Good to see there is a campaign to save the Theatre Royal.

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