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More amazing Lamda results

More amazing Lamda results

Eight new members of our Lamda group once again blew us away by achieving some amazing marks in their June exams late last term. Every member achieved mid-high merits or distinctions for their Grade 3 Acting exam after performing two speeches and demonstrating their …

A big hello at the start of the new term!

A big hello at the start of the new term!

As we come up to the beginning of our sessions on Monday 9 September, it's time to say a big hello for the new academic year! We can't wait to get started again on another year of amazing work, super performances and development of our members' brilliant talent. This year we have a t…

Christmas showcase details proposed

Christmas showcase details proposed

We are proposing that the date of this year's Christmas Showcase will be Sunday 15 December 2019. We are also hoping it will once again take place in the hall at St Mark's Church, in Woodthorpe. We thought last year's Christmas Cabaret show was a big success and so w…

New staff for 2019/20

New staff for 2019/20

We will have a few new staff members around in the coming year. Some of our former members and friends are professional actors, performers and artists who are working in the industry and really having some great success. So when we had the opportunity to snap them up to share some of their skill…

20th Anniversary summer reflections

20th Anniversary summer reflections

We have had a brilliant summer of 20th Anniversary celebrations and we thought we should take a look back at two of the main events! Summer Showcase We had an amazing 365 people come and see the show across the four performances over the weekend. Around 160 members performed the pieces the…

Friends at the Fringe - How they got on

Friends at the Fringe - How they got on

Every time we go to the Fringe now, it feels more like a reunion than a trip into the unknown. That's because there are so many of our friends, former members and Flying High staff performing up there that it feels like home! We were also really grateful to welcome more than 15 past memb…

Are you interested in a songwriting workshop?

Are you interested in a songwriting workshop?

We mentioned in the New Year that we are looking to open a Singer/Songwriting Academy led by Tash Bird very soon, linked to the one run by Inspire Youth Arts and based at the Old Library in Mansfield. We now want to send this call out to see who would be interested in the project. It would invol…

20th Anniversary Celebration is coming

20th Anniversary Celebration is coming

We are finalising plans for our big 20th Anniversary Celebration! We need your help to make sure it is perfect and that everybody is able to join the party. For now we are proposing that it takes place on Monday 23 December 2019. We will be giving you more details as we get closer to the time, …

Prices for the 2019/20 academic year

Prices for the 2019/20 academic year

Flying High's Company Directors have decided that due to increases in the cost of hiring Pond Hills Lane Community Centre last April and other organisational costs, there will be a small price rise for some of our sessions in the upcoming academic year. The prices for each individua…

Celebrate the last 20 years at Summer Project performance

Celebrate the last 20 years at Summer Project performance

Next week, attendees on our Summer Project will perform the work they have produced at the Bonington Theatre in Arnold. They will have spent the previous three days working with professional artists to create pieces inspired by major events and changes that have taken place over the las…

The end of a wonderful Fringe!

The end of a wonderful Fringe!

We have finished our stint at the Edinburgh Fringe for another year, so we thought we should reflect on what went on while we were up there. The show was amazing, receiving sell out audiences much of the time and seeing brilliant performances from all of our Young Company members. We performed n…

20th Anniversary Showcase highlights

20th Anniversary Showcase highlights

We had a wonderful weekend celebrating our 20th anniversary at 2019's Summer Showcase! You can remind yourself of it all with this highlights video we've put together:   As you'll see, Sunday's showcase closed with a compilation video packed with performances from two dec…

Come and see our Edinburgh preview shows

Come and see our Edinburgh preview shows

We're heading off to the Edinburgh Fringe very soon to perform this year's show The Wizard of Oz, but not before some special preview performances in Nottingham! The shows will both happen on Tuesday 30 July at both 5pm and 7pm and will take place at the Scout Hut on Edwards Lan…

Inspiration at Young Creative Awards

Inspiration at Young Creative Awards

We had a great evening at the Young Creative Awards, which took place at Nottingham Playhouse in May. We were there alongside other groups and artists shortlisted for these awards from so many different areas of creativity – photography, film, choreography to name a few. We were shortliste…

Grade 3 Lamda Exams coming up

Grade 3 Lamda Exams coming up

Following the huge success of our first Lamda exam group gaining eight distinctions and two high merits, we are really pleased to add another eight young people to our ranks. These members are generally a little younger and will be taking their Grade 3 Acting exams over the next co…