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The Bycullah Athenaeum

The Bycullah Athenaeum was a popular venue for those seeking entertainment, where plays and concerts were regularly performed by local drama and music societies from 1883 until it was destroyed by fire in 1931.

Before the First World War, lantern lectures were often held there and in the early years of this century films were an occasional feature of the evenings entertainment.

Little written information is available however some fascinating photographs illustrate this wonderful lost theatre.

Created by Art Start working with help from local people, Adriana, Marlen, Kieran, Amanda, Lyncia and Talia

Art Start exists to give all members of the community access to high quality arts activities.

Using money raised through the National Lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage.

“Lidl are proud to participate in a project which will postively benefit our customers and the local community.”
This project would not have been possible without the help and support of:

Enfield Local Studies Unit

Enfield Homes
St Modwen PLC
London Borough of Enfield
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