Headley Theatre Club
Established 1952
Tel: 01428 712892
E-mail

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based at Headley , near Bordon, Hampshire

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A friendly village-based society – new members welcomed

The Club was founded in 1952, building on the success of a pageant held to celebrate the Festival of Britain the previous year. It was felt that an organisation should be formed in the Village to encourage such enthusiasm and talent on a more permanent basis. And so it has remained.

Come and Join us!

As an active village drama group, we thrive only so long as we continue to attract both members and audiences.
Our policy is to welcome all comers, and put them to work as soon as possible. Whatever your talent, we can probably use it. See Contacts.

WARNING! Those who join us "just to make the tea"
usually end up on the stage anyway!

Benefits of Membership

Varied Drama Schedule

Typically the Club puts on a pantomime, a 3-act play and a musical event each year. Often we do far more than this. To some extent our schedule depends on the talents and availability of our members.

Youth & Junior sections too!

As a village organisation, we take seriously our responsibilities for giving the youth of the village something worthwhile to do with their leisure time. As well as being involved in the annual pantomime and the summer events, the Junior (6-11) and Youth (12-18) sections also put on their own shows from time to time.

Opportunities to Try Your Hand At . . .

Acting, of course, but also lighting, stage management, costumes, art work, publicity – you have an idea, and we'll consider it.

Social Events

From treasure hunts to barbecues to theatre visits, the Club organises a full social calendar for its members through the year.


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Headley Theatre Club

Forthcoming Programme & News . . .

2014

Call for Paid Extras for Historical TV Drama - shooting Sept 2014 to early 2015

Rehearsals for The Darling Buds of May in progress - see rehearsal schedule

Fri 26 Sept - 7.30pm: Another Green Room evening in the Village Hall, organised once again by Rachel

Oct 10/11 & 17/18 - The Darling Buds of May - directed by Tina Wareham - order tickets

Mon 13 Oct - 8pm - Read-through of Ali Baba - Village Hall - see Cast Notes - see rehearsal schedule

Thur 16 Oct - 8pm - Auditions for Ali Baba - Village Hall

Sat 13 Dec - Xmas Concert

2015

Jan 16/17 & 23/24 - Ali Baba - directed by Jo Smith

Apr 23/24 - Being considered is MacHamlet Goes West!, a new script by Jo Smith


Contacts within Headley Theatre Club


Committee Information

Committee meetings normally first Wednesday of the month

Next Committee meeting: Wed 5 November 2014 - 8.30pm


Info supplied by HTC members past and present


Links to local and national Dramatic groups

For links to many other groups nationally, try Amdram - the amateur theatre network
also the one stop site for Amateur Dramatics and Operatics.

See how they do pantomime in New York City!

At the 'west weald edge' where Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex meet, your local Am Dram groups are:–

Among local professional theatres are:–


SCRIPTS:

Make a change from the run-of-the-mill For your pantomime scripts have a look at John Owen Smith's site

New Theatre Publications, a non-profitmaking organisation whose aim it is to promote the work of new and established playwrights, also has a catalogue of plays on http://www.new-playwrights.demon.co.uk

Dave Barrett's site http://www.playsandsongs.com


Headley Theatre Club
Established 1952
Tel: 01428 712892
E-mail

Headley Theatre Club logo (1K)

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— phone 01428 717358 for further details —

Tickets available from individual locations, from normal Headley outlets, or Magical Rooms, Grayshott or on-line here


This web site maintained by John Owen Smith


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