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Havering Arts Council is here to support all of our members and the general public in the pursuit and realisation of all of our arts at this unprecedented time. Keep watching our news feed and our blog and feed in thoughts and ideas of your own. Meantime, keep safe and more news very soon. Chrissie x

Things to do continued

Artists can carry on painting and drawing and sculpting etc - we can share images of your works virtually. Same for photographers and embroiderers etc etc. Dancers - we saw some of your dancing in the street! It may have to be the sitting room or the patio now, but you could do that via a link too. Although we need to keep apart, we don't need to feel isolated, and so we are offering you communications...

Time to blog

Hi everyone Looking for things we can do, rather than things we can't do in these difficult times. For those who love drama we are trialling playreading through various platforms - its possible to do virtual play readings! More news in a few days once we have tested it. Poets and writers of prose and plays can carry on at home or in the garden - we can share your work virtually. Artists can carry...

Urgent - actor needed now

New Venture Players are looking for a man (late 20s - early 40s) to take part in our next production. The production of Outside Edge will take place in the open air at Great & Little Warley Cricket Field, Thurs 30th Aug - Sat 1st Sept (including a matinee). Rehearsals Monday’s and Thursday’s effective immediately. If you are interested you can contact them via their FaceBook page,...

Don't miss this week's drama festival!

Several Havering drama groups are competing in the Brentwood Catholic Theatre Club Festival this week at Brentwood Theatre. Each evening, plus Saturday matinee there is a varied bill of one act plays, several of which are original works by Havering writers. To see some great examples of local talent and support our grouops, pop along to the Brentwood Theatre from Wednesday 20 -...

A good night for Kytes too

Kytes bagged a couple of  Brents too - Tori Till took Best Actress for her role as Piaf and Romyann Brooks won Best Supporting Actress as her friend in the same play. Congratulations!

A great night for College Players!

Congratulations all nominees and winners at tonight's Brents Awards - and a special accolade for our very own College Players who scooped up several awards! Best Design, Most Imaginative Costume, Best Production of a Play - and Best SupportIng Actor and Best Actor for Paul Sparrowham and Darren Matthews respectively. Well done!

Its nearly time for The Brents!

Havering Arts Council would like to wish Brentwood Theatre a wonderful night tonight! Good luck to all nominees at #TheBrents2017

Local artist produces calendar

Full steam ahead! Local artist Adrian Henderson has created a beautiful calendar which features a collection of his watercolour paintings of steam engines. The A4 sized calendar will be available around the end of September and priced at just £12. Each calendar will be signed and numbered by the artist as a limited edition and the profits will be going to charity. This is the cover and the...

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