Former Olympia Cinema, Thornley Street, Wolverhampton.
Former Olympia Cinema, Thornley Street, Wolverhampton. The Electric Theatre was the first in Wolverhampton, but not far off it
The Electric Theatre, the First Cinema in Wolverhampton.
Electric Theatre, Wolverhampton. Continuing my quest to locate former cinemas in Wolverhampton, this building was the first ev
Site of the Former Queens Cinema, Wolverhampton.
Site of the Former Queens Cinema, Wolverhampton. This is quite an interesting scene. Four buildings feature in front. Leftmost
Diamond Banqueting Suite, the Old Odeon, Wolverhampton.
Diamond Banqueting Suite, the Old Odeon, Wolverhampton. Regulars will know that I can usually spot an old cinema from a mile o
The Grand Theatre on Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton.
The Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton. Last year, it celebrated its 125th anniversary. Construction started on 28 June 1894 and it
The Barlow Theatre – Home of Oldbury Rep.
The Barlow Theatre, Langley. Langley is a small village that is part of the Oldbury conurbation. Not somewhere you expect to f
The Palace Cinema, Cinderford, Forest of Dean.
Palace Cinema, Cinderford. Final shot from the Forest of Dean. On our last visit, the bus service ran through to where we were
Palace Theatre, Alcester Street, Redditch.
Palace Theatre, Redditch. Carrying on from yesterday’s photograph, today’s is taken at the other end of Alcester S
New Birmingham Library.
Birmingham Library. This is the distinctive Birmingham Library. We are moored on the canal just behind it, so have quite a goo
The Former BBC Television Theatre.
BBC Television Theatre in Shepherds Bush. Coming in to Shepherds Bush, the area looked familiar. I realised that I recognised
Rugby Theatre on Henry Street.
Rugby Theatre. It was a bit daft going into town on such a nice day without either camera! Still, the phone is a reliable back
A Performance by Hinchley Manor Operatic Society.
Hinchley Manor Operatic Society. As Monty Python would say – “And now for something completely different”! T
Banbury Cross at Dusk.
Banbury Cross. The town is probably best known because of the popular nursery rhyme. However, this is not the Banbury Cross th
Long Exposure in George Street, Oxford.
Dusk in George Street, Oxford. We are back in Oxford. I have gone out at dusk this evening, and taken a few shots in George St
No Stopping in Reading on the River Kennet.
No Stopping in Reading for Shopping! I have mentioned before that boaters appear not to be welcome in Reading. This is a prime
The Vue Cinema, Kennet Centre, Newbury.
Vue Cinema, Newbury. Today’s shot is of the exterior of the Vue Cinema, Newbury. As a modern building, there is little o
Half a Sixpence at the Noël Coward Theatre.
Half a Sixpence. Complete change today. We have been in the West End. To the theatre, to see Half a Sixpence before it closes
The Former Newbury Picture Palace.
Newbury Picture Palace. Just south of the Methodist Church (which can just be glimpsed to the right) is the former Newbury Pic
The Performers after a Concert.
Performers. The concert is over. The Performers have taken their final bow. Formalities over, they can relax. This image captu
A Giant Man in Newbury!
Giant Man. Tonight sees an outdoor performance of sound and light. I was walking through the centre of Newbury earlier, and sa