March 13, 2016

 

Bumby Breast Cancer Care events are holding their coffee morning on Saturday 9th April from 10:00am-Noon in the church hall at Westhoughton United Reformed Church.

 

This is a chance for us all to come together, have a brew, a chat and help raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Care.

 

There will be a raffle, Siobhan's Pretty Crafty stall (a variety of pretty crafted items from jewellery to wooden plaques) and plenty of cakes...

 

For further details, please contact Hazel on 07791 145549 or bcceventshlb@yahoo.co.uk

 

Hope to see you there. 

 

The Bumby Family

 

 

 

Following numerous operations on hands, legs and feet our Wardrobe mistress of many years has decided to hang up her pins and needles.

 

Jean Coulton has led her team in the design and creation of 100s of costumes covering dozens of productions for young and old alike.

 

Her expertise and professionalism will be sadly missed and we wish her better health in the future.

 

Below you can see just a handful of Jean's work for the society.

 

 

 

We are thrilled to announce the audition dates for our September Musical 'Little Shop of Horrors'

 

Wednesday 16th March 2016, 7:15pm - Initial Meeting

For anyone interested in auditioning or being part of Little Shop of Horrors. Auditions are open to only those over the age of 14 and any person under the age of 16 needs to bring a parent or guardian over 18 to the initial meeting.

 

Friday 18th March 2016, 7:15pm - Audition Preparation

For anyone who wishes to work on their audition pieces. It is optional but the director will be there to help out and it is the perfect chance to ask for any pointers or tips before the big day.

 

Sunday 20th March 2016, 1:00pm - Auditions

Open auditions for Little Shop of Horrors for anyone over the age of 14. There is a £1 audition fee that is to be paid up front on the day. Please be prepared to be there most of the afternoon as there may be same day callbacks.

 

 

Hi all.

 

I'm taking this opportunity, while Helena is teaching a few dances, to give you all some insight into our brand new Youth Production of Wind in the Willows.

 

You know, it's always daunting starting a new show, particularly when it comes so close to the end of the last but we must be doing something right this time. Every rehearsal the parents are coming in earlier and earlier to take a sneaky peek at our show. They have given some fantastic feedback and we're looking forward to improving in the months ahead. 

 

It has been a real treat to have such a large cast for this show (27), although I'm pretty sure the costume department are sweating and stage crew are considering building an extension to the stage in order to accomodate them all.

 

The large cast is something which is all Emma's (director -Little Shop of Horrors) fault for challenging me to create a show where all the cast remained on stage at all times. Obviously I accepted (should've made a bet on it first) and now Helena...

February 26, 2016

We are currently preparing for the Bethel Crowd's annual murder mystery evening, which this year is Directing Dilemma, and will take place on Saturday 9th April. Jason Taylor is directing, and has the task of making sure that the cast are prepared to face questioning from the audience. As usual, it has been a lot of fun so far, and we are all looking forward to putting on a fun night for the community. Our performance starts at 7:15pm, and the £5 ticket price includes a supper. We hope you'll all come along and try and work out whodunnit.

 

Purchase your tickets here.

August 30, 2015

So the countdown to show week is here.

 

All the dance numbers are set, the costumes are ready and the car, 'Greased Lightnin', is almost finished. We are at the point in rehearsals where we do a full run of the show, the cast are asked put down their scripts and everyon'es hard work will finally start to pay off as we see the show coming together. The rehearsal period has been so much fun, we've laughed and danced and had a few injuries along the way.

 

Now the pressure is really on as we aim to entertain our audiences with one of the most popular musicals of all time.

 

For our cast and crew at this point Grease really is the word.

 

Don't forget you still have time to grab your tickets from:

 

www.bethelcrowd.ticketsource.co.uk

 

Or you can call: 01942 790578

June 19, 2015

If you are into your James Bond stories, you won't want to miss our performance of Red Macintosh! The junior workshop have been working very hard and now we are only a week away from our opening night. This wonderful parody of 007 is a fun family show with a lot of laughs.
 

Our performance of Red Macintosh is a double bill so you can enjoy two of Red Mac's best adventures.

 

There will be 6 performances into total;

 

Friday 26th June - Doors at 6:30pm and curtain up at 7:15pm 

Saturday 27th June Matinee - Doors at 2pm and curtain up at 2:45pm

Saturday 27th June - Doors at 6:30pm and curtain up at 7:15pm

 

Friday 3rd July - Doors at 6:30pm and curtain up at 7:15pm

Saturday 4th July Matinee - Doors at 2pm and curtain up at 2:45pm

Saturday 4th July - Doors at 6:30pm and curtain up at 7:15pm

 

Head across to https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/78576 to book your tickets before they are all gone!

March 23, 2015

 

 

 

I am very excited to officially announce our September production will be "Grease".

 

Including official movie songs:

 

"Hopelessly Devoted To You"

"You're The One That I Want"

"Sandy"

"Grease"

 

The production is for anyone ages 14 and over.

 

If you would like to be involved you can contact us via our facebook page or the contact us section of this website.

 

I am very excited to be directing this show, previously with the society I directed "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe".  "Grease" is one of my personal favourite musicals and I relish the opportunity to share my enthusiasm for the show with all those who wish to get involved.

 

After all, 

 

There are worse things I could do, than put on a show or two.

 

 

I look forward to seeing you all at our intial meeting, please spread the word.

 

Lisa Kilburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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