6 July 2020
One Lost Stone – performance revisioned in the pandemic
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The President's Address is now available when you log in, see below for details
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Society adopted a ‘remote-AGM’ that was carried out entirely via email and post. Due to social distancing measures, an in-person AGM was not possible and the Annual Address has also been cancelled.
Members were issued AGM papers on Wednesday 27th May either by email or post as requested.. In addition, the Annual Report and Financial Statement are both available here for the general public to view as well.
The President’s Address to the Members is now available in the Member-Only Zone, which is accessed simply by logging in. For login reminders or instructions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Details of our committee members including the newly-appointed ones, officers, co-opted committee members and advisers have now been posted on the Committee page.
All future live events are still contingent on government-required measures; however, the STR monthly newsletter is still continuing, the STR website has new articles every week, and there is plenty to look forward to from the STR. We have recently announced the Research Awards recipients, the winner of the Theatre Book Prize, and the winners of the New Scholars Prize. Members will soon find their copy of this year’s Annual Publication making its way to them in the post, as well as the next issue of Theatre Notebook.
If you’d like to join the Society, or need to renew your membership, you can do so on our Join and Renew page here.
Simon Sladen, Chair of the Society
Our registered address for post – Blythe House – is now closed for the duration of the coronavirus restrictions. All communications regarding AGM business should be addressed to the Hon Sec via email@example.com or by post to 4 Kings Road, Chalvey, Slough, Berkshire SL1 2PT.
Our Treasurer, Geoff Davidson, has kindly offered as a temporary measure to let his own home address act as the Society’s address so that as far as possible most of our postal business can be carried on normally. If you need to send us something by post (unrelated to the AGM), please therefore send it to
8 Hall Farm Green
And it will be dealt with as soon as possible, given the difficult circumstances.
Email communications are working normally, so please use our email contacts whenever possible.
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