Theatre of Sanctuary

14 June 2024

Award Recipient

The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre, Named Theatre of Sanctuary.

It’s official! The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre has been named as the very first recipient of the prestigious Theatre of Sanctuary award, here in our Sheffield City of Sanctuary.

This significant recognition highlights our unwavering dedication to creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all within our community. It is through our workshops, events and shows we welcome families and young people into our community, inspiring their creativity and imaginations in a safe and warm environment.

The Theatre of Sanctuary award is given to organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusivity and support for all individuals, regardless of their background.

Ashley Beckett, Arts & Libraries lead for City of Sanctuary awarding said The Montgomery’s “dedication to creating spaces that are welcoming and inclusive to all is a vital part of making people with lived experience feel like they are a part of the Sheffield community’”

“We are incredibly honoured to receive this award,” said Kate Mitchell, General Manager at The Montgomery Theatre. “Our mission has always been to make the arts accessible to all, and this recognition reinforces our dedication to inclusivity and community engagement.”

The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre continues to offer a diverse range of programs and events aimed at bringing people together and celebrating the richness of different cultures. This award marks a new chapter in our ongoing efforts to ensure that the arts remain a beacon of hope and unity in Sheffield.

Stay tuned for upcoming events, initiatives and our all important capital redevelopment progress as The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre continues to lead the way in creating an inclusive and supportive community for all.

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