Author Archives: Simon Forster

Mother Goose – A Fabulous First Weekend

Wow! What a fabulous weekend of shows we’ve had. Felt great to be back in front of an audience Haven’t got your tickets yet (or maybe you fancy another trip to watch)? Well why not come along on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday night this week… tickets will be available to purchase on the door, just £6 for Adults and £4 for Children. You can also book tickets for these nights, and our other performances by ringing or texting the ticket line on 07988349985. Here are Continue reading →

Tickets are now on sales for Mother Goose …

Contact the box office in the following ways … Adults £6 – Children £4 Phone – 07988 349985 Email – The show dates/times are: 2022 DATES Sat January 15th  2pm Sat January 15th  7pm Sun January 16th   2pm Wed January 19th  7pm Fri  January 21st  7pm Sat January 22nd   2pm Sat January 22nd  7pm Sun January 23rd  2pm Tues January 25th  7pm Thurs January 27th 2pm Fri January 28th  7pm Sat January 29th   2pm Sat January 29th  7pm  

The Panto is Back! Rehearsals underway for Mother Goose …

After missing out in January 2021, along with everyone and everything else, due to the Pandemic, we are thrilled to announce that St Andrew’s Panto is back with a bang, and the cast, crew and production team are all delighted! “Rehearsals are well underway” This year we are putting on Mother Goose, a brand new version written by Ian Noble and Produced by his wife Siobhan. You might think that you know the story, but read on to find out … “The most kind and Continue reading →

Pantomime AGM 2020/21

The AGM was held on the morning of Saturday 13th March 2021 via Zoom. The Minutes and Chairman’s Report are posted here FYI. Pantomime AGM Saturday 13 March 2021 Attendees Simon Forster – Chair Donna Tetley – Secretary Amanda Horsman Ian Noble Siobhan Noble Sue Barker Andrew Barker Karen Ferguson Mark Blackburn Paula Carter Apologies Bethan Forster Andrew Coffee Jane Ramsey Jayne Holland Rebecca Noble Josh Towers Chairmans Report SF welcomed everyone to the AGM, he then read his chairman’s report. Action – AH to Continue reading →

Mother Goose our 2020/21 Pantomime is cancelled.

“It is with very heavy hearts that the committee of St Andrew’s Pantomime Group has had to take the decision to cancel our 2020/21 panto, which would have been Mother Goose, due to covid-19.   Our priority is to ensure the safety of our members and audiences during the current pandemic and ongoing restrictions on indoor shows means that rehearsals, set-building and performing/attending productions is not viable at this time.   Our current plan is to perform the show in the 2021/22 season, so in Continue reading →

Pantomime Carol Service

  On Sunday the 8th December, Tim Boocock, the Minister at St Andrew’s in Beeston prepared a Carol Service with a difference. Not only was it created around a Pantomime theme but it also featured a retelling of the nativity from a woman’s perspective – well a man dressed as a woman, actually three men dressed as women to be precise. We learned that Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh were of little practical use to a new born baby and its mother, and in fact the Continue reading →

Memorial Concert for Alan Makinson

As many, if not all of you know, Alan Makinson, our long standing and much loved Musical Director, sadly passed away in January of 2017. It was a huge loss for the Group and, of course, even more so for his close-knit family. It has taken almost two years for Steve and Lisa to be able to organise a memorial concert in his name, which would serve as great testimony to his memory and a fund raiser for causes close to his heart. So on Continue reading →