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Par For The Course

With sixty five days to go to our opening night for our next production we are pleased to announce that –

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE

If you want to reserve your favourite seat position now is the time to be thinking about it. Tickets are £10 each payable at the door.

All the details you need are in our poster below or click on the following links:

To read more about this play go to our What’s On page

To view our ticketing options or reserve seats go to our Book Your Tickets page

We look forward to seeing you


New Production Underway

The cast

We’re back! After our Christmas and New Year break we have now launched into rehearsals for our next production which is due for performance in May.

Par For The Course is a fun comedy written by the ever popular Peter Gordon and is based around the world of golf and the characters that inhabit it. You can read a bit more about it here

Follow us for more news and updates. Tickets will be going on sale in March so watch this space for our announcement. And for your calendars ensure you have May 11th, 12th or 13th marked off.

Even if you think that a caddy is something that holds tea leaves, a club is a chocolate biscuit and an eagle is a really big bird then this play is still for you. We hope to see you there.

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The Play Photo Gallery is ready

‘The Final Test’ – photos

As promised we have edited and prepared our gallery of images from the last play and are now ready to share them with you.

If you want to browse a selection of the photos we took during dress rehearsal for Chris Paling’s The Final Test then read on!

Early promo

As usual our thanks to photographer Dave Hackett for coming along to our Dress Rehearsal and shooting away as he watched our performance though his viewfinder.

To view the photo selection click on the link below to take you straight to our galleries page. Enjoy!

Click here: The Final Test Photo Album

Also….

If you are really, really – and I mean really interested you can view the full album of photos from dress rehearsal (including some earlier images and set-build shots) by clicking on the link below. This will take you to outside this blog to my Adobe Lightroom Album online. (289 to scroll through…)

Lightroom Online Full Portfolio

And so that puts this wonderful play to bed and we now take a break before moving on. But we will back soon. Thanks for following us.


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Stumps drawn on The Final Test

Yes it’s over a week since the end of play and we all walked back to the pavilion (or The Forum in our case). We have been resting and taking a break from what was a very popular and enjoyable production run of Chris Paling’s The Final Test. Thanks to all the audiences that supported us and to our non-member helpers who assist with set-building and refreshments during the play nights.

Shortly we will be posting photos from the play but first a look back on our preparation and first night.

The stage is set and almost ready to go

The set had been finished a few days before the show so we were finally able to test out all our rehearsal moves in the proper acting space for both tech and dress rehearsal nights. Our stage is not big but we managed to create a space that featured the three focal points of the garden chair, the French doors and the inside of the house.

Obviously the illusion of the set is broken when you are on the stage as these pictures reveal.

A few nerves yes, but on that first night there was real excitement at the prospect of being able to deliver our weeks of practice to an audience at last.

And then, suddenly, it was all over, Saturday night, emotions high, adrenaline flowing, buzzing. Tables were set up on stage afterwards (very appropriate – it looked like a party in Peter and Ruth’s garden, the summer sun under the hot floodlights). No photos exist of the bacchanalian and epicurean feast that took place that night – perhaps that’s as well as they would reveal merely a few beers and take-away pizzas and a tired crew.

The next morning a busy and tiring Sunday dismantling the set and the auditorium and packing vast amounts of everything away into confined spaces that defy dimensional space until at last we could relax. Flop. Sleep.

Post-play General Meeting night

The following night was our society meeting including discussion, analysis and lessons learned from the production.

So what’s next? Our next play is due in early May 2023 but more on that another time. Meanwhile you can expect to see a gallery of photos of the actual play from dress rehearsal night in our next post. Don’t miss it.