Regent Theatre

3 St. Helen's Street,
Ipswich, IP4 1HE

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madorganplayer
madorganplayer on February 4, 2012 at 12:07 pm

The Regent WurliTzer was a style 165 X (2 manual six sets of pipes)which was quite rare.It means that its pipework was divided into two chambers one above the other on the right hand sidewall.It was removed in the early sixties or even 1959 and the chambers were used for air conditioning.This was broken up for parts although the little French console was paired up with a similar organ at from the Gaumont Exeter.This organ lost its console during the war.It now resides-ipswich console and Exeter pipework at the Burtey Fen collection in Pinchbeck,Lincolnshire.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 27, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Photographs of the Regent/Gaumont, and its Wurlitzer organ console:
http://www.ukwurlitzer.co.cc/2068.html

Ian
Ian on February 22, 2006 at 12:07 pm

Interior photo from 2006 here:

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and a photo of Odeon 2 as a bar here :

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on September 11, 2005 at 8:23 am

An exterior photograph (early 1970’s?) of the Gaumont/Regent, Ipswich here:
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