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About FOST Friends of Shanklin Theatre

Purpose of FOST

The purpose of the Friends of Shanklin Theatre (FOST) is to encourage public support for Shanklin Theatre, provide volunteers for the day-to-day running of the theatre and raise funds to benefit the Theatre.

FOST is a subsidiary of Shanklin Theatre & Community Trust, Registered Charity No. 1146834.

The Friends of Shanklin Theatre (FOST) are an increasing group of people from the Isle of Wight and beyond who have Shanklin Theatre at heart. Many are also dedicated volunteers, helping with the day-to-day running of the Theatre.

The Friends now have over 600 members, 150 of whom are volunteers.

By becoming a Friend, you will help fund essential work required to keep Shanklin Theatre open whilst receiving excellent benefits Find more details here:

By becoming a volunteer, you will help the day to day running of the theatre. The jobs are varied, interesting and require many different skills.

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Corporate Sponsors

Snowdon House Hotel

Snowdon House

The Snowdon is a Silver Award, 4 star guest house situated just some 100 metres away from the spectacular cliff walk and views of Sandown Bay.

Rob Bird and Son

Ron Bird and Son

RON BIRD & SON are a family business based in the Isle of Wight providing piano tuning and technical services to customers across the Isle of Wight and UK.

Island Web Services

Island Web Services

Island Webservices is an Isle of Wight based web design and hosting company. We make search engine friendly, quick to load web sites that are accessible and easy to use on all devices.

The Clifton

The Clifton

Brimming with coastal charm, this oasis of calm is perched perfectly on Shanklin's clifftop, it's the home from home where you can make yourself comfortable in one of 15 individually designed bedrooms.

Jane Oliver

Jane Oliver Educational Consultant

I can assist schools with all aspects of behaviour management, based on sound practical experience and theoretical knowledge.

First Act Theatre Group

First Act Theatre Group

Shanklin Theatre provides a great home for First Act Theatre Group (a theatre group for people with learning disabilities).


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Isle of Wight based website design and hosting. Using the latest web standards and techniques to produce beautiful and practical websites to work on all devices from your desk to your mobile phone.