Hippodrome Futures Survey

The Todmorden Hippodrome is owned by TAODS and run entirely by volunteers. We may have an exciting opportunity to acquire the building adjacent to the theatre and develop a multipurpose fully accessible space. Please help us to plan for our future by completing this questionnaire. 

* 1. How often do you attend the Todmorden Hippodrome?

* 2. Which of the following events have you attended in the last 2 - 3 years? (Tick all that apply)

* 3. The Hippodrome Youth Theatre is currently over-subscribed.  Extending the Theatre will allow us to expand our provision for young people. To what extent do you agree with following?

  Strongly agree Agree Not sure Don't agree
It is important that young people have access to performing arts in their local community.
Being involved in performing arts develops confidence in young people.
The Hippodrome Youth Theatre has a positive effect on the community. 

* 4. We have regular low priced film screenings under the name Electric Palace Cinema.  To what extent do you agree with the following?

  Strongly agree Agree Not sure Don't agree
All families should have access to affordable high quality cinema, locally.
The Electric Palace should engage with and promote the work of local film makers.
Having a cinema in Todmorden enriches the artistic life of the community.

* 5. Todmorden has a high percentage of residents living with a limiting long term illness or disability. We have already taken steps to improve access to our theatre. By extending the building we would like to continue to improve our access. Which of the following would you support?  (Tick all that apply)

* 6. Having one of the UK's largest community run theatres in a small town like Todmorden brings unique benefits. To what extent do you agree with the following?

  Strongly agree Agree Not sure Don't agree
The Todmorden Hippodrome strengthens the local community. 
Having a volunteer run theatre allows people to engage in their local community. 
The community approach of our theatre reduces levels of loneliness and isolation within our town. 
Affordable access to live performing arts at the Hippodrome contributes to positive mental wellbeing.
The Todmorden Hippodrome contributes to a stable and productive local economy. 

* 7. Todmorden Hippodrome has an online presence. Have you visited, joined or followed any of these?  (Tick all that apply)

* 8. Which age bracket do you fall into?

* 9. Please tell us your current hometown or postcode.

* 10. Do you have any suggestions for ways we can improve our facilities or services at the Hippodrome?

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