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Globe Theatre, Winchelsea

Venue Summary
Name Globe Theatre, Winchelsea
Address Willis Street, Winchelsea, Victoria 3241
Operation Dates 1948-01-01 - 1958-01-01
Capacity 350
Suburban/Country Country
Purpose Cinema
Screens 1
Venue Comments

Globe Theatre was built in 1926 by William Lawrence and Sons and was used mainly for concerts, dances, ball, private and public functions. It was bought by the Shire Council in 1946 and from 1948 the first movies were shown in the theatre. The arrival of television caused a decline and it eventually finished in 1958. By 1990 the Globe was handed over to the Winchelsea Lions Club. (Saunders, p. 9)

Cinema & Theatre Historical Society 1997, Cinema index : Melbourne cinemas, suburban cinemas, Victorian drive-ins. CATHS, Victoria.

Film Weekly, Film Weekly: motion picture directory, Film Weekly, Sydney. 1950/51-1958/9
-references exhibitor as Trustees

Saunders, G. 1994 "Globe Theatre - Winchelsea", CinemaRecord, no. 2, April, p. 9.

Venue Events
Event Date Name of Venue Address Latitude /
Capacity Suburban Purpose Screens
1926-01-01 Globe Theatre Willis Street
Victoria 3241

400 Country Hall

350 Cinema 1