The Barn Theatre,
25 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey
RH8 0AA.

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Two gateposts mark the original site of the Limpsfield Sawmill in Limpsfield High Street. The sawmill barn was removed and re-erected to form the Barn Theatre

 

The theatre in about 1925 when Blue House Lane still passed in front of the
main doors

 

The front of the theatre and the Studio in 1987

 

The theatre in the 1990's

 

The theatre in 2001, prior to the start of the new extension

 

With the new extension

 

The east side of the theatre in 1987

 

The drive on the west side of the theatre in 1987, prior to the removal of
the trees to make way for the new extension

 

The theatre from the rear of the site in 2001showing the drive with the
trees removed to make way for the new extension

 

The Little Barn at the rear of the site in 1987 with the derelict Scout Hut which
was set alight by vandals in 1981 behind it

 

The Little Barn in 2000 after demolition of the Scout Hut

 

The rear of the site in 1987 showing the derelict Scout Hut, the Little Barn, the theatre and the Studio

 

Demolishing the derelict Scout Hut in 1999 to make way for the new car park

 

The creation of the new car park in 1999

 

The new car park finished in 2002

 

The interior of the theatre in about 1925

 

The interior of the theatre in 1987 showing the old seats

 

The interior of the theatre in 2000, prior to the new seat covers being purchased

 

The interior of the theatre in 2003

 

The interior of the theatre from the stage in 1987

 

The interior of the theatre from the stage in 2000

 

The 'Royal` sound box in 1987

 

The lighting box in 1987

 

Peter Ramage painting the mural in the new extension in 2003


A few minutes during a day in the life of the theatre
Video kindly filmed by John Nolan www.visualwhispersvideo.com