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Opera House (Tunbridge Wells)

  • Theatre ID
    1988
  • Built / Converted
    1902
  • Current state
    Extant
  • Current use
    Licensed premises (pub; occasional live performances in pub since 2007)
  • Address
    88 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RT, England
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  • Events
    • 1902 Design/Construction:
      • John Briggs - Architect
    • 1996 Alteration: converted to Wetherspoons pub (architect unknown).
    • 1996 Owner/Management: Wetherspoons (as pub)
  • Capacities
    • Original: c.1100
    • Later: 1912: 1100
  • Listings
    • Grade II*
  • Stage type
    • Rake
  • Dimensions
    • Stage dimensions: Depth: 32ft
    • Proscenium width: 28ft
    • Height to grid: 44ft

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Plaque at the St Bride Foundation Institute
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