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Dear Lucy... Bonington Theatre tickets on sale

Dear Lucy... Bonington Theatre tickets on sale

Tickets for the Bonington Theatre performance of Dear Lucy... are on sale now! Click here to grab yours. Dear Lucy... will be performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August and is part of our Then & Now project. "In 1918, the letters stopped and Lucy had to face life having lost he…

Summer Showcase highlights and photos!

Summer Showcase highlights and photos!

Highlights and photos of our Summer Showcase 2018 are now available! You can see a video we put together of the weekend here: And you can see the photo gallery by clicking right here... We hope you all had a great weekend and enjoy these photos and videos!

Meet new staff member Alice Feetham!

Meet new staff member Alice Feetham!

Introducing Alice Feetham, the latest addition to Flying High! Alice has a wealth of professional acting experience - including roles on ITV, the BBC and Sky Atlantic - and joins us to share this with our members across the age groups. She has been teaching the new Lamda drama class…

'Then and Now' Summer Showcase tickets on sale

'Then and Now' Summer Showcase tickets on sale

'THEN & NOW' - A SUMMER SHOWCASE COMMEMORATING 100 YEARS OF THE END OF WW1 ‚Äč This year's Summer Showcase will commemorate 100 years of the end of the First World War and tickets to the annual event are on sale now. You can get them from Bonington Theatre by heading to the box offi…

See Beauty and the Beast and Dear Lucy in Nottingham

See Beauty and the Beast and Dear Lucy in Nottingham

You can see our two Edinburgh Fringe shows, Beauty and the Beast and Dear Lucy, in Nottingham before we take them up to the festival in August. These shows will be the first chance to see the work created for this year's Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world, before we head up to per…

'Then and Now' school workshops up and running

'Then and Now' school workshops up and running

This summer we will be running free workshops in schools as part of the 'Then and Now' project which we will be revealing more about very soon. We will run the dance, drama and singing workshops in a total of ten schools and across a wide range of age groups between now and September. …

Thank you for your continued support this year!

Thank you for your continued support this year!

We at Flying High would like to thank the countless people involved in making sure that we can all do what we love to do here. So to all the taxi drivers ferrying our members to and from sessions, to those who have been huddled in the car on cold nights waiting to pick somebody up and to everybod…

Rebook for beginning of next term!

Rebook for beginning of next term!

Saturday 21 July will mark the final day of workshops for this academic year. But we'll be back before you know it, refreshed and raring to go after a lovely summer break! You do need to rebook though to make sure you've reserved a place for when we begin again next term. Final sessions…

'Then and Now' - Summer course announced

'Then and Now' - Summer course announced

We are very pleased to announce the details of our inclusive summer course in dance, drama and singing for young people aged 8 – 16 with a passion for performing arts: The course will take place between 28-30 August, from 10am to 3pm everyday at Pondhills Lane Commu…

Edinburgh Fringe programme launched

Edinburgh Fringe programme launched

The programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 has officially been launched. In it you can find details of the two shows we are taking up to the arts festival this year. Social media posts from Edinburgh Fringe and former member Sophie Hatton's  theatre company Ditto, celebrating …

Watch: The Rehearsal Room - Positive Moves

Watch: The Rehearsal Room - Positive Moves

Watch the video below to have a look at what goes on during our brand new dance session, Positive Moves! In the second of our video series, The Rehearsal Room, we are giving you a bit of insight into what a Flying High session looks like. Next up we'll take you into the world of Musical Thea…

Get ready for Summer Showcases!

Get ready for Summer Showcases!

This year's Summer Showcases are just around the corner, with the four shows set to take place on 14 and 15 July at the Bonington Theatre in Arnold. The schedule is as follows: Saturday 14 July 14.00 Junior Showcase (All Primary School aged groups + Positive Moves) Saturday 14 July 19.30 Se…

Evie Parker - Where are they now?

Evie Parker - Where are they now?

We caught up with former Flying High member Evie Parker to talk about what she's doing these days and how joining us helped to set her up for the rest of her life! Evie Parker is one of the many multi-talented Flying High members of past and present, the only question was how would …

Flying High heads to TOLFest18

Flying High heads to TOLFest18

This June our members will be performing in Mansfield at TOLFest18. The festival, which gets its name from its location at The Old Library, runs from 15 June to 5 July. Our performance will take place on Wednesday 27 June and is part of the festival's dance, drama and film night! Heading th…

Introducing our new masterclasses

Introducing our new masterclasses

We are very happy to introduce our new series of masterclasses! They will take place every half term during normal workshop times and will be delivered by professionals in the field, taking a look at different aspects of theatre and performing arts. Better yet, they are open to all! O…