Paradise tree surgeons and landscaping work and live in the area of Blackheath and Greenwich and are familiar with landmarks like the Blackheath concert halls, we pass it most days in our coming and goings.
Blackheath Concert Halls is part of the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. The amazing and vintage Blackheath Hall was built by a man named William Webster in 1895 and is said to be the “oldest surviving purpose-built cultural complex” in all of London! Available to all who love both music and dance, Blackheath Halls present a diverse variety of events and programmes of both concerts and other performances throughout the seasons.
Many of these exciting and talented shows include the genres of classical and folk. Comedy nights and prevalent amongst Blackheath Halls to make brighten up people’s lives. Talks, lectures, literary events and exhibitions are also held at Blackheath Concert Halls . Not forgetting the kids, children’s theatre is made available for all the youngsters who want a head-start in their musical and theatre career.
From children to community choirs, orchestra and opera, there is something for everyone at Blackheath Concert Halls, where everyone is encouraged to express their artistic side and experiment with different mediums and techniques to produce original and exciting pieces of musical art.
Blackheath Concert Halls are owned by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, the two buildings are closely tied together, and the Blackheath Concert Halls are used for practise and rehearsals for students performing at the annual Trinity Laban opera along with other large-scale events that call for regular rehearsal.
Blackheath Halls was actually originally used as a venue for both public meetings and old concerts. Countless historic events were held at Blackheath Concert Halls, and it hosted many a famous speaker, some including George Bernard, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Dame Clara Butt, and also many Suffragette rallies.
During the First World War, Blackheath Halls was taken over by the Royal Army Pay Corps and then later commandeered by the Ministry of Works in the late 1930s. If it wasn’t for the support and fights of local businesses and all of the Blackheath community, Blackheath Halls would not have reopened in 1991 and it would’ve been completely demolished in 1980.
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