Tyne and Wear HER(17139): Hetton-le-Hole, Pavillion Terrace, Pavillion Theatre - Details
Hetton-le-Hole, Pavillion Terrace, Pavillion Theatre
Music Speech and Dance Venue
Pavillion Theatre built on land known as the show field off Richard Street by Ralph Barton, salt works owner in 1909. The manager was William Travers of Houghton. The theatre doubled as a cinema. Two films were shown each night. Silent movies were accompanied by live music. The last film to be shown when the Pavillion closed on June 6th 1959 was 'Home after Dark'.
Hetton Local & Natural History Society, 2015, The Hetton Village Atlas p428; Third Edition Ordnance Survey Plan, 1919