Evercreech Drama Group

Evercreech Drama Group has been entertaining audiences since 1991 when Mrs Mollie Purse MBE was inspired to form the group initially to help boost the much needed funds for the up-keep of the village hall. To this day we are a band of like-minded people who enjoy amateur dramatics, being on stage and performing, behind the scenes, making costumes, set design, or simply being part of a friendly group of people.

Like all groups, clubs, and societies we are always looking for people who are interested in being part of something either as a one off participant or lifelong supporter. For further information, please do contact Greg Jessop on 01749 831122 or e-mail evercreechdg@gmail.com “you never know what it’s like till you’ve tried it”.

We endeavour to do a production every year,  so far these have included; The Happiest Days of Your Life, Daisy Pulls It Off, Billy Liar, Oliver, Bazaar & Rummage, Womberang, Black Comedy, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Calendar Girls, The Allotment, Gosforth`s Fete and numerous pantomimes.

We also like to produce plays for younger people to introduce them to drama and have some fun and our most recent production involving younger people was Babe - the sheep pig in November 2015. It involved 16 local children who had a great time and their fantastic performances were appreciated by three packed houses.


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday 20th Mayl 2018 in the skittle alley at The Bell Inn, Evercreech.

Thank you to all who attended. A committee and officers were elected and are now in operation

 

OUR RECENT PRODUCTION

Thanks to all who came to see our production of "CURTAIN UP". It was a great success, the cast delighted the audience with their portrayal of five women who inherit a dilapidated theatre and their attempt to revive it with a spectacular show. There was much laughter and the cast, which included 3 new members, were thrilled with the warm reception they received.

 

OUR NEXT PRODUCTION

Planning is now underway for our next production with a view to staging it early in 2019.

Further details to follow.

 

CLUB NIGHTS

We hold regular  Club Nights in the village, which start at 8.00pm. We hope new people will want to join our friendly group where we have a drink, read a play, and have an informal get together.

Our next Club Night to be arranged.

  For more info on these or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Greg Jessop  on 01749 831122. email;  gregjessop@btinternet.com. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook.

 

FUND-RAISING

 In addition to our drama activities, we hold various fund-raising events throughout the year.

We will be holding a Coffee Morning on Saturday 11th August 2018 at St Peters Church, starting at 10am.

Traidcraft, Bring and Buy produce. Donations of cakes and produce welcome. 

 

A "Walking Quiz"in and around Evercreech is planned for September 2018.

Check here for details in the near future.

 

COSTUME HIRE

The Drama Group's costumes are for hire for parties and fancy dress functions etc . There is a nominal charge of £10 and a refundable deposit of £10 per costume.

Telephone Julia Keen on 01749 830379 if you would like to know more.

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