Canterbury Players

Amateur Dramatic Society in Flixton, Greater Manchester, UK


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About Canterbury Players

Now based in Flixton, the society originated in neighbouring Davyhulme in 1949 and is affiliated to Trafford Arts Association, the National Operatic And Drama Association and the Association Of Community Theatre. We started out as a parent-teacher group, presenting plays on stage in the hall at Canterbury Road Junior School in Davyhulme, and occasionally at other locations in the area for events such as play readings.

mapSince March 2007 our home has been the stage at the Methodist church hall on Brook Road, Flixton, where we present comedies, straight dramas, farces, thrillers and murder mysteries. Performances normally run for 4 nights ending on a Saturday, and we also hold social events and play readings at various other venues in the area.

We're a mixed age group and welcome new members, whether onstage or helping with the many backstage activities needed to stage a show. Don't worry if you don't know what's involved; we'll give you training where necessary and full support. It's a great way to get out of the house, learn new skills, and meet new friends. Join us and be part of our next production.


Thank you to these local businesses who have supported us in our forthcoming or previous production. Their adverts in our programme are shown here in alphabetical order.


Photo Albums

We have an extensive archive of scrapbooks and albums packed with photos, press cuttings, programmes and posters dating dating back to our formation in 1949. If you can, please contribute to our archive by emailing us with digital photos, scanned programmes and cuttings. ( show / hide )


Archive of society newsletters since 2007. ( show / hide )

Production List

A list of all major productions since the society formed in 1949. ( show / hide )


Various documents to read online or download. ( show / hide )

or phone 0161 748 8403

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