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We are not going to risk re-
Rehearsing and preparing within the current rules is just not practical, so very reluctantly we have decided to cancel our panto for January 2021.
However, we think we have a great script so will hold it over for a year.
Thanks to Covid-
Plays for Pleasure is on hold until further notice.
Almost certainly until the new year.
Thanks to coronavirus, we postponed our 2020 AGM.
Hopefully we will be back to normal by May 2021.
To maintain continuity, our Committee members agreed to keep their posts from May 2020, for another year if necessary.
Membership is usually renewed after the AGM,
All existing memberships renewed automatically for another year and with no charge.
The VE day celebrations in Gosforth have been postponed until 2021, but GADS will still be there to support the event.
We have prepared a short (~15 minute) period drama based on the tales and memories of local residents.
The play is about the reminiscences of an old lady talking about her experiences during WW2. Although fictitious, it is based on the recollections of several of our residents in Gosforth. We need one cast member to play the lady's son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter -
Postponed from 2020
The Ashton Group's Theatre Factory Apprentices will be returning to Gosforth for their annual visit with a new play 'After Rain' or 'The Musician, the Bestie, the Mum and his Lover (and how they all got tangled up)'.
Monday 2 Aug
Beauty and The Beast is by Tom Whalley, who wrote Alice in Wonderland (Jan 2019) so that's a great start.
Hopefully Covid will be long behind us by the time we start rehearsing this one.
GADS would like to thank these organisations for helping to fund our new stage lights and controls