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Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

Monday 6th June Workshops open for the Summer 2nd Half Term Sunday 26th June Lamda examinations Tuesday 5th July Young Company Open Day   Saturday 16th July Flying High Annual Summer Showcase at the Bonington Theatre   Wednesday 20th July Lamda Open Day…

'Come to the Movies!' Summer Project 

'Come to the Movies!' Summer Project 

We are running a four-day summer project for young people aged 6 – 15 with our tutors Georgie and Sophie leading the dance and drama respectively. There will be singing involved too.  In a group of similar aged young people, a range of movies/films through dance, drama, theatre and …

Open Days

Open Days

We are having three Open Days in July for members and anyone who might be interested to join to try different workshops if they are interested. These will be: Tuesday 5th July – Young Company – All those in Year 10 at the moment or above – 6.30 – 9.00 at the Bonington T…

Flying High Annual Showcase

Flying High Annual Showcase

Saturday 16th July - Bonington Theatre, Arnold   Our annual showcase at the Bonington Theatre seems to have come around quickly again this year. For those of you with us last year will remember the performances with reduced numbers on stage and the voices through zoom. We also had about …

Lamda exams – 25th/26th June

Lamda exams – 25th/26th June

We have 17 young people taking their Lamda exams this year and they have worked hard over the year to prepare so we wish them all lots of luck – Bella, Logan, Juliet, Ellie, Freddie, Sophie, Olivia, Isla, Poppy, Daniel, Finley, Tommy, Jessica, Katie, Lily, Lauren & Mia.  Grade 5 &…

National Theatre Connections – Cable Street performance

National Theatre Connections – Cable Street performance

On Saturday 19th March at the Bonington Theatre, our Young Company excelled themselves and gave a brilliant performance despite so many unfortunate setbacks of people leaving and illness at the last minute. We are so thankful to Harry (a former Flying High member) who has stepped in to help. We shar…

Mansfield Drama Festival

Mansfield Drama Festival

On Saturday 26th March at St. Mark’s Church Hall, Mansfield, we entered 16 of our Lamda students for the Mansfield Dram festival in monologues and duologues and they were all wonderful. Some had never performed solo before and did so well in front of an adjudicator and small audience. The…

Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

Tuesday 19th April Workshops open for the Summer Term   Monday 2nd May ‘Cable Street’ by Lisa Goldman performed by Flying High Young Company at Derby Theatre   Monday 2nd May No Monday workshops – Bank Holiday   Saturday 28th May Workshops close f…

National Theatre Connections Festival 2022 - Saturday 19th March & Monday 2nd May

National Theatre Connections Festival 2022 - Saturday 19th March & Monday 2nd May

Our Young Company is once again in full rehearsals for ‘Cable Street’ by Lisa Goldman. This play was chosen out of 10 new plays written by established playwrights for young casts from schools and youth theatres groups. We chose Cable Street because of the challenges that a play with a li…

Mansfield Drama Festival 2022 – Friday 25th and Saturday 26th March

Mansfield Drama Festival 2022 – Friday 25th and Saturday 26th March

Each year we have entered groups and individuals into the Mansfield Drama Festival but this year, we decided to enter our Lamda students as part of their preparation for taking their exams in June. Either as a solo or a duo, our young people will perform in front of a small audience and an adjudicat…

Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

Monday 28th February Workshops open for the Spring 2nd Half Term Saturday 19th March ‘Cable Street’ by Lisa Goldman performed by Flying High Young Company at the Bonington Theatre – tickets can be purchased here Friday 25th – Saturday 26th March …

Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

Tuesday 4th January                                           1st Winter half term begins Monday 14th February                    …

Staff Farewells

Staff Farewells

We are so sorry to have to say ‘Farewell’ to two very special people who have worked for and supported Flying High for many years and were particularly valuable during the lockdowns of the last two years.    Mat Drew came to Flying High as a member when he was 3 years old …