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Friends of the Plaza

With members from the UK, Europe, Canada, America and Australasia the Friends of the Plaza is a truly international organisation that has an interest in saving and preserving Stockport’s 1932 Super Cinema and Variety Theatre for future generations to enjoy.

Originally founded along side our core of dedicated volunteers to save the Plaza in 2000 the friends support the Plaza with regular fund raising events, social evenings and are an integral part in the success of Stockport’s premier entertainment venue with regular financial contribution from the membership fee’s for specified projects to aid and enhance the comfort of our patrons coming to the Plaza


From January 1st 2024 there will be changes in how to join our fabulous Friends Of The Plaza so please re-visit this page for details due to be posted soon!.


  • Generous concessions on many shows and events
  • Special “Friends”events, Club Nights and Social events and outings
  • Copies of “Spotlight” newsletter detailing up-to-date information on The Friends and Plaza news


Many of our friends find the time to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team of volunteers who run the Plaza from working in the box office, to serving on the bar, assisting Front of House to working on the Stage or in our projection room. All of our volunteers are committed to ensuring that we give a professional standard of service with a warmth and friendliness that has become our by word in customer care.

If you can support us with your valuable time please contact Kathryn and Norman Dutton our Volunteer Administrators via Email on at the Plaza or write in with your details and we look forward to you joining our award winning team!

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