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 →

AGM 2018 – 8th March

St. Andrew’s Pantomime Group Keeping Pantomime in the Community St. Andrew’s Community Centre, Old lane, Beeston, LS11 8AG   Chairman – Simon Forster Secretary – Donna Tetley Treasurer – Karen Ferguson General – Beth Forster, Sue Barker, Jayne Holland, Steve Conlon, Amanda Horsman, Ian Noble, Jane Ramsay Notice – A.G.M 2018 Dear all, The Annual General Meeting for our Group will take place on Thursday 8th March 2017 at 7:00pm – (most probably) in the Parlour. As this meeting is the chance to air your views on all matters, it is very important Continue reading →

Chairman’s Report from AGM

Chairman’s Notes March 2017   We have a lot to get through this evening with the re-election of the committee on the agenda, so I want to be brief-ish. As always it is worth pointing out how much of a success this year’s production of Aladdin was. Another sell out, delighted audiences and a cast and crew that undoubtedly enjoyed putting the show on. Most of you will know, but some of you will not, that we were independently reviewed half way through the run. Continue reading →

AGM notes

ANNUAL AGM 23 March 2017 Attendees Karen Ferguson (Finance) Simon Forster (Chair) Donna Tetley (Secretary) Jayne Holland Alan Makinson Lisa Conlon Steve Conlon Andrew Baker Sue Barker Jane Ramsey Gareth Roddy Loz Pape Siobhan Noble Ian Noble Brian Stevens Andrew Coffey Amanda Horsman Apologies Rachel George Dave George Heather Forster Bethan Forster SF read the Chairmans Report which as always was very entertaining Karen ran through the Finance report Amanda queried the balance on starlight account Amanda to pick up with Karen after meeting It Continue reading →

Review: Aladdin is a hit at St Andrew’s

I’ve been meaning to see the St Andrew’s Pantomime since I moved to Beeston but I’ve always left it too late. I’d heard it was good but my previous experience of amateur dramatics has been mixed. And I have memories of taking part in Cinderella when a vicar in Seacroft – we enjoyed doing it but I’m not sure about the audience… So last Saturday night (21 January 2017) I walked down to St Andrew’s not sure what I’d find. Bumping into a neighbour in Continue reading →

Duke of York Community Initiative award

Simon Forster attended the 2016 Duke of York Community Initiative award day at Huddersfield University. The Group was awarded a Grant in 2016 to establish the performance specifically for the hard of hearing. We will leave you to guess what Simon and the Duke talked about from the pictures …