Welcome to HATS, Holsworthy

Our Next Show

Coming soon!


Meanwhile why not listen to Peter Whitehead (aka Alderman Fitzwarren) talking about it.


Who are we

After the Show is Over Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society, or HATS, is an theatrical group in Holsworthy, North Devon. We stage plays, comedies, musicals and pantomimes and run our own HATS Theatre - for both our productions and events run by the local community....

What do you want to do:

What's on - find out about future events at the Theatre.

Book a Seat - find out how to book a seat at the Theatre, relevant contact details, even a seat plan of the theatre. Alas, no on-line booking - yet!

Joining in - for information about us and how you can join us, sponsor a seat or even book the Theatre for your own production.

Lots about HATS - everything you wanted to know about HATS, and maybe much you didn't! Find out how we are organised, our Committee, our Constitution, about our fundraising initiatives, our history (way back to the 1920's) and even an extensive description of what goes on to make a production. You can even find out how to borrow our costumes.

Members'Information - as it suggests this is information of most relevance to members - newsletters, shows, events - both current information and an extensive archive section

Past productions - details and photos of past productions.


HATS is affiliated to the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA).

Contact Us

The Theatre is in Bodmin Street, Holsworthy,
Devon EX22 6BH, Tel: 01409 253826.
Leave a phone message, or contact us through this Site.

Next Public Show

Dick Whittington and his Cat


Mon 25th Jan ... Sat 6th Feb 2016

Booking starts on:
Sat 2nd January

Doors Open: 7.00 pm

Further Information

Members Activities

HATS Annual Dinner Dance

Saturday 27th February 2016

Holsworthy Memorial Hall
With carvery meal and swing band.

More information to follow.


News see all

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20/11 Website Outage - 7am - 11am Mon 23rd Nov

Please note this Site will be down for up to 4 hours next Monday 23rd Nov, to allow changes to be made by our Hosting Company


Update now complete.  1700 23 Nov

11/10 Photos - Noises Off

Another highly successful production - HATS' Autumn play, Noises Off - is captured here through a selection of stills (taken by Carole Wright). Enjoy!

21/9 Autumn Newsletter

The latest newsletter is now available to read online.

11/8 HATS' latest NODA Review

Ian Goodenough of NODA (The National Operatic and Dramatic Association) came to watch HATS perform Blithe Spirit, one of his all time favourites:

"As always, the society did not disappoint and I found myself swept back to the first time I saw the play as a child... Congratulations on another winner!" 

Read the full report here.

18/6 Summer Newsletter

The latest newsletter is now available to read online.