West Meon Theatre is a community theatre group, founded in 1993 by Mary Dawson. It‘s membership is drawn from the length & breadth of the Meon Valley and beyond,.
The company performs in a wide variety of venues and spaces including, West Meon Village Hall, Meon Hall, Meonstoke, Winchester Theatre Royal, the Thomas Lord Pub, churches, tents in gardens and various open-air venues.
The artistic programme includes plays, musicals, pantomimes, Shakespeare, cabaret evenings, supper theatres, fringe events in pubs and site specific work. A recent venture for WMT is commissioning and producing new writing.
Early in 2010 the group won various awards at the Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards including the much coveted production of the year for Cider With Rosie, the ensemble piece that was performed in the round in an Indian tent in the gardens of the Thomas Lord in July 2009.
This is the second time the group has won this award, the last time was in 2003 with Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.