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Launch Night Announcement
 

Join us at Littlehampton Baptist Church on Fitzalan Road this Friday 3rd November as we welcome members and potential new members to LPOS at Littlehampton Baptist Church!
At 7:30pm we'll introduce the creative team of The Pajama Game, share details of the show, roles, audition materials and schedule for the show!
Join us to find out more about our exciting new show!

 

Fundraising Concert 20th & 21st October

 

Join us at Littlehampton Baptist Church on Fitzalan Road this Friday and Saturday the 20th and 21st October for a fantastic Autumnal fundraising concert
In the wake of the Harvester fire leading the Windmill Entertainment Centre to close for repairs, this concert comes on the show week for Iolanthe as an opportunity for our fantastic cast and company to come together and present an evening of musical theatre and film songs. We hope you'll join us for the concert, raffle and bake sale!
7:30pm start, doors at 7pm
Littlehampton Baptist Church
 

Iolanthe Postponed

 

We are incredibly sad to say that we have, now, received notification from Freedom Leisure and Arun District Council that it will not be possible for The Windmill Entertainment Centre to be open in time for our October production of Iolanthe, despite the sterling efforts between everyone working tirelessly to find a way to bring the venue available in time.
If you have already booked your tickets for Iolanthe this October, please be patient whilst we organise our administrative steps to provide our options for you and we will contact you directly.
LPOS Vice Chair and Director for Iolanthe, Simon Jones, writes:
Sadly, owing to the ongoing situation at the Windmill Theatre, it is now confirmed that it will not be open in time to host our production of Iolanthe in October - and despite collective sterling efforts between LPOS and Freedom Leisure, with LPOS Committee working closely with the fantastic team at The Windmill Entertainment Centre and their managers - we have been unable to source an alternative venue for us to perform which meets all the requirements of space, tech, cast availability, dates and distance. It's worth remembering that performance venues and spaces are fully booked up through the year to keep them financially viable, which is why it has been so difficult to find an alternative.
So, it is is with heavy heart and profound regret that I am informing you that Iolanthe will not be being put on this year as planned and will, instead, be postponed to the October production slot next year which The Windmill have now secured for us
This is massively disappointing and saddening across the piece for all involved - especially for the incredible cast, all as they have worked so, so hard in getting the show ready well in advance and creating an absolute masterpiece with all the energy and fun that G&S needs & there have been such good reports about how the rehearsals are going.
We hope that you will continue to support LPOS in the coming weeks and months as we look to produce more public production options and as we look to re-launch Iolanthe next year as well as as our April production The Pajama Game.
Thank you
Simon Jones
LPOS Vice Chair and Director of Iolanthe.

Latest on The Windmill Closure

 

 

We, along with all local theatre and arts organisations were devastated by the events around the fire that tore through the Harvester and caused a family the loss of their home.

The West Sussex Fire Service were truly outstanding to each and every last individual in working tirelessly to stop the spread to The Windmill and saved our theatre. We are eternally grateful.

 

The Windmill continues to undergo safety assessments due to the party wall shared with the Harvester and work will continue to undergo assessments before works can begin to repair the foyer, toilets, kiosk and studio and return the theatre to a safe, welcoming venue once again.

 

We will update all when we know more on any impact that might occur to our October production of Iolanthe.

 

 

 

Me and My Girl - A Triumph

 

 

Another barnstorming production from LPOS as Me and My Girl received high praise from critics and audiences alike.

 

Performed in April 2023 at The Windmill, Littlehampton we received rave reviews and packed houses all week. Thank you all for making our show such a success!

 

NODA Award of Excellence Winners!

 

 

LPOS is proud to announce that we have been awarded the NODA Award of Excellence for the 2022 Production of The Baker's Wife directed by Tony Bright.

 

We are thrilled to have been acknowledged by the prestigious award and a very big thank you to everyone who came.

 

 

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