Collenswood School Hall

By Markus Milligan

Main hall from Collenswood School. Opened on Nov. 1961, Collenswood closed in 2006, merging with Barnwell School until finally the site closed in 2014.

This page was added on 10/12/2014.

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  • The stage played by Mike Harding around 1977. Three gigs in one day: first for years 1-3, second for 4-5, third for 6th form and staff, each completely different, tailored to its audience. He is/was an old friend of Pete Warren’s from his Manchester youth. Mr Carter used the metalwork shop to make a new filigree facing for one of Mike’s instruments. A minibus full of us, with Pete Warren, subsequently saw him play Cambridge Corn Hall and ended up post-show back stage for beers with Mike. It is also the stage where I took the lead role in a production of Billy Liar – “Cabinet changes imminent.”

    By Graeme Innes-Johnstone (28/02/2021)