From music hall to opera, from workers’ theatre to theatre royal
The Channel Route leads to selected historic theatres in Great Britain and - across the Channel - in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Are there typical theatres of a nation? How do they elaborate on the form used by theatres all across Europe?
An idea that spread from Britain to the continent was the Vauxhall, a pleasure garden with an open-air café ...more
Situated in the picturesque market town of Bury St Edmunds in the county of Suffolk and built in 1819 by the ...more
The Lords of Chimay – who became Princes in 1482 – ruled the Chimay region from 1241. Their castle was ...more
The soprano Adelina Patti (1843–1919) was brought up by her Italian parents mostly in New York. Following ...more
In 1840, rich Ghent industrialists inaugurated a new, luxurious opera house, a showcase for their ...more
De Leidse Schouwburg is located in the picturesque city centre of Leiden, only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. In ...more
Most theatres existing in Britain today were built during Queen Victoria’s reign 1837–1901. This is also ...more
Open 11:00 – 23:00 except Sundays.
Food is served generally from 12:00 – 20:00 during the ...