Special Events

upcoming Special Events

JEWISH COMMUNITY EVENT - Sunday February 25, 2024 - 2:00 p.m.

Join community members at the World Premiere performance of Jordi Mand's play, In Seven Days. Following the matinee, please enjoy a reception upstairs in the Drewlo Lounge, with light food on offer, and a thought-provoking panel discussion. Special thanks to Jewish London for their collaboration on this event. 

*Subsidies available for those with financial need. Email ddixon [at] grandtheatre.com (ddixon[at]grandtheatre[dot]com) to receive the promo code for a $15 community ticket. 

 

Past Special Events

 

LONDON BLACK COMMUNITY NIGHT
Co-hosted with London Black History Coordinating Committee on January 21, 2023. The event brought over 100 new patrons to see Controlled Damage at the Grand. Guests attended a pre-show reception, catered by YaYa's Kitchen, and engaging discussion with London-proud playwright, Andrea Scott.

 

MURAL PARTNERSHIP
In February 2023, in collaboration with the Muslim Resource Centre, the Grand was home to a beautiful youth-created mural, reflecting the refugee experience of many newcomers to London. Muslim youth and families were encouraged to attend a performance of HOMES: A Refugee Story


"OUR IMMIGRATION STORIES"
With the London Public Library and LUSO Community Services, "Our Immigration Stories" event took place on February 18, 2023 at Beacock Library branch. HOMES: A Refugee Story author Winnie Yeung and 6 special guests with lived immigrant/refugee experiences, came together with over 50 members of the community to discuss HOMES: A Refugee Story and share in culture and community. 

 

THAMES BLUEWATER METIS COUNCIL

On March 25, 2023, in partnership with Thames Bluewater Métis Council, 120 Métis folks were welcomed into the Grand Theatre to enjoy a traditional Métis meal, a performance of Rubaboo, and a pre- and post-show reception with speeches, prayers, and in interview with creator Andrea Menard. 

 

Other Grand Theatre Community Engagement Events (2023/24)

2023-2024 Season Community Engagement Events:

  • London Proud Market & Open House - July 23, 2023
  • Teacher Appreciation Night (High School Project) - September 17, 2023
  • District School Board Reception - September 21 2023
  • HSP Alumni Event (to celebrate 25 years!) - September 23, 2023
  • London Emerging Artists Event - October 13 2023
  • Newcomer Day - October 14 2023
  • CANOO pre-reception - October 17th 2023 
  • Korean Society Post-Reception (With Guest Speaker Eunju Yi)  - October 21 2023
  • LiberAsian Post-Show Talk with Ins Choi - October 28 2023
  • Holiday Wish for Kids - November 21st 2023