The Milton Rooms
The Milton Rooms was built by the Fitzwilliam family in 1814 for the benefit of the residents of Malton and Norton. The original, now Grade II listed, Subscription Rooms played host to society balls, town meetings, music recitals and more recently to sporting, social and church events. With the addition, in 1932, of the Milton Rooms Hall (with the largest sprung dancefloor in North Yorkshire) and Bar the buildings became the centre of community activity with local community performing societies staging their productions here.
Since its launch last year as a new arts venue The Milton Rooms, under the directorship of Garry Cooper and Nick Bagnall, and with the backing of heavyweight patrons Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Kathy Burke and Jools Holland, has brought theatre, dance, music, comedy and art to a growing audience in Ryedale and the surrounding area. With this new collaboration, they take a further step in their ambition to bring the best of creative endeavour to the region.