Tivoli Theatre (Wimborne Minster)

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The Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, was built in Wimborne Minster in 1936 as a theatre and cinema.[1] It features a wide variety of Art Deco features, including original chrome and Bakelite door handles.

Threatened with demolition in 1979 for a road-building scheme that was later abandoned,[2] the theatre fell into disrepair and closed in April 1980.[1] After lengthy campaigning, volunteers restored the theatre throughout 1993, and the theatre reopened to the public in November of that year.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "Tivoli Theatre" Cinema Treasures. Retrieved 9 September 2009.
  2. ^ "About Us". The Tivoli Theatre. Retrieved 13 May 2007.
  3. ^ "About Us". Wimborne Musical Theatre. Retrieved 9 September 2009.
  4. ^ Wimborne Drama Retrieved 9 September 2009.

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Coordinates: 50°48′05″N 1°59′20″W / 50.8015°N 1.9888°W / 50.8015; -1.9888