Blackfriars Theatre AGM - Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Thursday 13th August

Blackfriars Board of Trustees wish to advise that this years Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at 7.30pm via Zoom.  
All members, volunteers and/or patrons are welcome to attend.

Please read the full Blackfriars A.G.M. documents attached on the links below, which give all the information about the meeting:

  • the Agenda for the meeting
  • Nomination of Proxy Vote
  • Nomination of a Director * (deadline Wed 9.9.2020)

 Also included are the minutes of last years A.G.M. (25th September 2019).

*Please note there are four vacancies on the Board of Trustees to be filled.  Please seriously consider putting yourself forward or asking someone who you consider would be asset to the charity. At this difficult time the Theatre needs all the help and guidance it can get.  For more information about what is involved in being a director/trustee please phone Stuart Bull (chair) on 01205 354703.

Click here to download the documents:
2020 AGM Documents 
2019 AGM Minutes


IMPORTANT.   We are sure you will understand, it is impracticable under current social distancing rules to hold the meeting in the Theatre auditorium; so this year the meeting is going to be held by Zoom.

To do this you will need to register in advance for this meeting via the Zoom link below:

On the link, simply fill in your first and last names, enter your email address twice and click the blue ‘Register’ button. You will then receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you cannot join the meeting via Zoom, then don’t worry, you can still do so by phone, please contact Robert Barclay on 01205 336110 for details of how to go about this. 


Blackfriars Membership fee:

In order to be eligible to vote at the A.G.M. and/or to be nominated as a director of board of trustees you must have paid your membership fee which is £15.

How to pay your Blackfriars annual membership fee.  

  1. Via online banking - (Preferable if possible) 
    • Account name      : Blackfriars Arts Centre
    • Sort code              :  40-12-30
    • Account number   :  20166189
    • As the reference - please enter ‘AGM Membership’ and your name.
  2. You can pay by card or paypal on the website by following this link - 
  3. You can also pay by sending a cheque, payable to Blackfriars Arts Centre Ltd for £15 to : Stephen Brown, 10 Linley Drive, Boston, PE21 7EJ.


Finally, as this year’s meeting is being held under somewhat different conditions, to answer any questions and queries you may have, please feel free to contact

  • Stuart Bull (chair) on 01205 354703
  • Stephen Brown (acting secretary) on 07702064409
  • Robert Barclay (technical advisor for Zoom and phone-in) on 01205 336110

We thank you all for your continued support and look forward to seeing you there at a packed meeting.  Please provide your own food and drinks!

Kind regards

The Directors,
Blackfriars Arts Centre Ltd.

Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.