Duke of York’s Community Initiative Award

The Duke of York’s Community Initiative was founded in 1998 after HRH visited a York housing estate where inspiring residents had come together to resolve community problems.  The Duke decided to found an Initiative to recognise the important contribution made by voluntary organisations for their work across Yorkshire. A large number of organisations from across the county have won awards for their valuable community service, which are presented at an annual ceremony in Yorkshire. Applications need to be owned, developed and led by the people they Continue reading →

Chairman’s Report AGM March 2019

Chairman’s Report March 2019   Welcome all to the St Andrew’s Pantomime Group 2019 AGM. Every year I seem to give a very similar opening to my report. Another successful year … 97%+ of all tickets sold … great feedback … everyone enjoyed themselves … and I do so without any regret over my repetition because these statements provide testimony to the continued success that our Group enjoys.   St Andrew’s Pantomime is nothing if not contemporary with its production and this year’s wonderful show Continue reading →

That’s Asda Price!

A huge thank you goes to the Asda Store in Beeston Leeds 11, and especially to Steve Navey, Store Manager and Ian Ferguson, his Asda colleague, for supporting our application for Funding. The Pantomime Group was delighted to receive a £500 award from the Asda Community Foundation Fund which will be put to good use funding our 2018-19 show, Snow White.

Chairman’s Report from AGM 2018

Welcome all to the St Andrew’s Pantomime Group 2018 AGM. It has been a year of many things. A year of continued success with 97% of tickets sold, a year of needing to fill some key roles such as costumes for adults and children and children’s co-ordination, but it has also been a year that marked the end of a genuine era. Sadly, Alan Makinson passed away during this pantomime year. Alan our much loved and much respected brilliant Musical Director, Alan the patient friend Continue reading →