• announcing our Autumn/Winter Season

    Highlights of this coming season include our autumn in-house production of ‘Bold Girls’, the main stage winter show ‘Treasure Island’ the launch of our classical music programme in partnership with Dunedin Consort, and live event cinema screenings from the National Theatre and Royal Opera House.

    5 Aug 2022

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  • We’re staging a new adaptation of Rona Munro’s ‘Bold Girls’

    Our re-imagined production of the seminal Belfast-set play Bold Girls, directed by Michael Duke, will be staged at Lanternhouse from 24 September to 1 October.

    3 Aug 2022

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  • Introducing ‘Toddler Tuesdays’ 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 screenings for young children every Tuesday!

    14 Jun 2022

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  • The Countdown to lanternhouse cinema is now on!

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is delighted to announce that we will be opening the doors of Lanternhouse cinema on Saturday, 30 April 2022, bringing the best cinema experiences and the latest new releases right to your doorstep! Watch this space !

    21 Apr 2022

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    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust would like to hear from artists interested in proposing an idea for a new winter season production for young people, aged 5 and under, and their carers. Following the success of Hibernate (pictured), our co-production with Tortoise in a Nutshell in December 2021, we would like to hear from artists who have […]

    14 Apr 2022

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  • Official opening of Cumbernauld Theatre at Lanternhouse

    Provost Jean Jones has declared the new Cumbernauld Theatre building, Lanternhouse, officially open at an event held on Wednesday, 16 February.   Located in the heart of Cumbernauld, on the Cumbernauld Academy campus, the state-of-the-art venue houses two performance spaces – a 300-seat auditorium and a studio theatre, a dance studio, and a 83-seat cinema and […]

    21 Feb 2022

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  • Cumbernauld Theatre Trust launches Spring/Summer Season 2022

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is delighted to announce details of the Spring/Summer season of theatre, dance, music, comedy and an inclusive programme of creative learning activities. Tickets for the full programme of live performance and creative learning activities go on sale on Tuesday, 1 February 2022 at 10.00am. Located in the heart of Cumbernauld, on the […]

    1 Feb 2022

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  • Stuart McDonald MP visits Lanternhouse

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust welcomed Stuart McDonald MP into Lanternhouse to meet the team and to be shown around Cumbernauld’s new performing arts venue. The MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East was accompanied on a tour of the building and its state-of-the-art facilities by Sarah Price, CEO of Cumbernauld Trust, Alex Linkston (Cumbernauld Theatre Trust […]

    13 Dec 2021

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  • BLOG: What happens next in the rehearsal process for Robin Hood?

    Amy McCombes’ second blog post gives us a further insight into her role as Assistant Director and Federation of Scottish Theatre Bursary recipient, and the making of Cumbernauld Theatre Company’s production of Robin Hood. Doing more rehearsals made me more confident about running and planning warm ups with Fiona; we discussed the best structures and […]

    7 Dec 2021

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  • ‘Tis the season to be jolly!

    Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is delighted to announce details of not one, but two festive productions this year as we welcome our audiences into our new venue, Lanternhouse.  This year audiences will have the opportunity to see the premieres of two wonderfully entertaining and engaging shows made especially for all the family: Robin Hood is recommended […]

    23 Nov 2021

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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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