• Five Facts About Robert Louis Stevenson

    Are you ready to set sail at Lanternhouse this winter? Ahead of our re-imagined telling of Treasure Island, we’ve got some fun facts about Robert Louis Stevenson to share with you! Find out more from writer, Ross McKay.

    17 Nov 2022

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  • Five Facts About Pirates

    Are you ready to set sail at Lanternhouse this winter? Ahead of our re-imagined telling of Treasure Island, we’ve got some fun facts about pirates to share with you! Find out more from writer, Ross McKay.

    10 Nov 2022

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  • Meet the Cast: Treasure island

    Our re-imagined production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, written by Ross McKay and co-produced with Visible Fictions, will be staged at Lanternhouse from 29 November to 24 December. Meet the four stars of the show.

    7 Nov 2022

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  • Double-bill of family shows set to delight Cumbernauld audiences this festive season

    A new Cumbernauld-set telling of the classic ‘Treasure Island’ from award-winning writer Ross MacKay is to premiere at Lanternhouse. Co-produced with leading production company Visible Fictions, the show will run from 2nd December to Christmas Eve.We will also host a magical new festive show for under-5s, Life of the Party, from 3 December.

    1 Nov 2022

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  • Bold Girls: Recent School Visits

    From Cumbernauld to Campbeltown, 26 schools visited Lanternhouse last week for our in-house production of ‘Bold Girls’. On World Teachers Day we would like to thank all those teachers who chose us for their Drama and English group trips. Here are some snapshots of the week.

    5 Oct 2022

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  • Introducing ‘Wind Down Wednesdays’ at Lanternhouse Cinema

    Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanternhouse has been in celebratory mood since opening its brand new state-of-the-art cinema in April. And next week it is introducing bespoke sensory-friendly screenings.

    30 Sep 2022

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  • You are invited to our 1st Birthday Party!

    We can’t quite believe it, but it’s already been a year since we moved to our new home at Lanternhouse. We’ve loved seeing familiar and new faces alike come through these doors and as a big thank you for all your support, would like to invite you our first birthday party! Join us for a full day of fun this Sunday with birthday cake on arrival, face painting an array of events throughout the day.

    28 Sep 2022

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  • STV News at Six

    Polly Barlett from STV News visited Lanternhouse during Bold Girls rehearsals. Catch up on the programme to see some rehearsal footage and interviews ahead of our opening night tomorrow.

    23 Sep 2022

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  • Bold Girls Through the Years

    Ever since its debut performance in Cumbernauld in 1991, the popularity of Bold Girls has snowballed, becoming a central piece of Scottish theatre. With just over a week until we open our reimagined production, join us in looking through snapshots of the play’s history in Cumbernauld and further afield.

    15 Sep 2022

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  • Open Call – Christmas Main Stage 2023

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is looking to support a new interpretation of a classic Christmas or Winter story to be created and presented as our Main Stage production in December 2023.

    14 Sep 2022

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  • Artist callout: WINTER 2022 – MAIN STAGE PRODUCTION
    Cumbernauld Theatre and Visible Fictions are looking to support a daring theatrical idea to be created and presented this festive season on the stage of Lanternhouse, Cumbernauld. The chosen idea will be produced and presented for this coming December, and Visible Fictions will artistically help and support you to deliver it.
    For more information on this opportunity and the application process, please visit our website:

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is delighted to announce the opening of Lanternhouse cinema on Saturday, 30 April 2022, bringing the best cinema experiences right to your doorstep! Watch this space for more details or visit our website next week!

    Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of BBC's Scot Squad and one of Scotland’s favourite comic performers, is bringing his critically-acclaimed play Nothing But to Lanternhouse on Thursday, 21 April.
    A love letter to Edinburgh, the Fringe and summer rain, Nothing But is a tender, playful, darkly comic tale, where Jack grapples with lost youth, infatuation, fatherhood, sex, secrets and truth. Age guidance: 16 + For more info and tickets please visit our website:…/jack-docherty-nothing-but/

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