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Topping ceremony set to mark theatre extension
9:00am Sunday 20th October 2013 in News
A TRADITIONAL topping out ceremony is set to mark the completion of the roof on a theatre extension.
The Manifest Theatre began its £45,000 facelift in June and Manningtree mayor Kerry King is set to take part in the ritual on Friday October 25 with architect John Roberts at 11.30am.
Everyone working on the site will be involved in proceedings with members of the public invited to attend at the building in Oxford Road.
Mr Roberts said: “Anybody who is interested in the work that has been done at the theatre is welcome to the ceremony and can have a look at the work that has been done.
“Topping out is a traditional thing that has gone on at building work since Victorian times and we would love the public to be involved.”