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AD HOC PLAYERS

Ad Hoc were formed in 1997. We are a competitive group, entering festivals each year, winning the Brentwood Catholic Theatre Festival Michael Dennis award in 2009. Amateur dramatic group, performing several times a year.
Nelmes Hall, Nelmes Road, Hornchurch
Thursday evening 7.30 – 10.00pm
Contact adhocplayers@live.co.uk
07729 194957

ALL SAINTS PLAYERS

A friendly, amateur dramatics group, established over 40 years ago. We aim to stage three full length productions a year.  
All Saints church, Ardleigh Green Road
Thursdays 8.00 – 10.30pm
Contact lisabarker32@hotmail.com 
07762094416
www.allsaintsplayers.org.uk

BRENTWOOD CATHOLIC THEATRE CLUB

BCTC organise and run an annual Drama Festival in September. The Festival has been in existence for over 60 years and has a Youth and Adult section. One act plays or extracts and original work are especially welcome. 
Brentwood Theatre, 15 Shenfield Road, Brentwood CM15 8AG 
Annual event – September 
Gary Catlin 

 

Gary_Catlin@hotmail.com

www.brentwoodcatholictheatreclub.com

GUILDONIAN PLAYERS

Established over 60 years, Guildonian Players perform 3 full-length plays (February, May, October); enter festivals; and give a charity evening entertainment for the Methodist Church Guild annually. New members welcome! 
The Little Theatre, Harold Wood Methodist Church, The Drive, Harold Wood RM3 0DU 
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:00pm 
Susie Faulkner - 01708 782118

susiedrama@gmail.com

www.guildonians.blogspot.co.uk

 

ROMFORD SUMMER THEATRE

A long established group which comes together each summer to stage productions of Shakespeare at The Rockery, Raphael Park, Romford. Auditions are held in Autumn and rehearsals start in March. 


Contact John Lester
johnstuartlester@hotmail.co.uk
01708 446297

www.romfordsummertheatre.com

SPOTLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY

Friendly fun group who love drama. We perform plays and pantos throughout the year, and enter festivals. We welcome experienced and beginners to drama whether you are interested in acting or backstage. All welcome!

Various venues in Romford and Hornchurch area
Tuesday evening 8.00 – 10.00pm
Contact spotlight-theatre@aol.com
 

THE NEW VENTURE PLAYERS

Established 40 years ago and meet twice weekly during productions. We produce at least two plays annually, plus have a touring murder mystery in the spring and autumn.
Fairkytes Arts Centre,Billet Lane, Hornchurch - Thursday evenings
Harold Wood Memorial Hall, Gubbins Lane - Monday evenings
Both venues 8:00pm - 10pm

Contact Janet Oliver
janet.oliver@hotmail.co.uk
07979 951584

www.amdram.co.uk/groups/new-venture-players

 

 

WESLEY PLAYERS DRAMA GROUP

The Wesley Players were formed in 1949 and over the years we have put on around 200 productions. We put on one panto, two plays and five murder mysteries per year.

Upminster Methodist Church, Hall Lane, Upminster
Monday evenings 8.00pm – 10.00pm
Contact treasurer@wesley-players.co.uk
www.wesley-players.co.uk
01708 227840

THE HABBIT FACTORY

The Habbit Factory is an inclusive Arts organisation working inclusively for ages 7+ at a lower cost for the working class. 

"We work September to July during term time only, 39 weeks of the year. We have nearly 200 members over 3 age categories, Juniors (School year 3 – 6) Seniors (School year 7-11) Adults 18+. The whole year is taken up to research, develop a story, write, rehearse, perform, and review the performance. We also hold other small projects throughout the year.

We believe that everyone should have access to the arts no matter of social status, disability and experience because we know that talent can be found everywhere, people just need the opportunity to showcase it.

The Habbit Factory allows those, who would not usually get the opportunity due to social status and/or disability, to be creative and have their voice heard and experience many aspects of the Arts. We believe that it is not 'what can’t you do', more of 'Show us what can you do'. We give the opportunity to be involved at every stage of developing brand new theatre of which they get to showcase at the end of the year in front of a live audience. This helps boost confidence, self-worth and begins to introduce people to the performing arts. The performances always tackle local and current issues. The issue is never the same, and this is presented alongside farcical comedy to make it easier for the audience to watch as well as fun for the members."

Lee Giles
Artistic Director | The Habbit Factory
07985 377781 | hello@thehabbitfactory.org
www.thehabbitfactory.org

The Habbit Factory is always looking for volunteers!

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