Ambassador Theatre Group celebrated the opening of their 39th Venue, the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, on 12th October 2010. Cilla Black cut the ribbon to officially open the new theatre and its first professional performance; Northern Ballet’s Swan Lake.

The £42 million new Waterside Theatre Complex aims to attract 300,000 visitors a year and marks the first step in the major regeneration project of Aylesbury. The theatre seats 1,200 people and can be converted to a standing capacity of 1,800. It also comprises a 200-seat studio space, a range of meeting rooms, public spaces and waterfront cafe.