GADS is based in the village of Gosforth, in the county of Cumbria, England.
We are on the western edge of the beautiful Lake District.
Yes, there is another Gosforth, over in the North East, but that’s not us.
If you want to know exactly where we are on the map,
then have a look at our Where we are page.
The original society, as far as we know, was called Gosforth and District Amateur Dramatic Society, and was formed in 1932, shortly after the Public Hall was built.
Its first production, in December 1933, was “The Farmer’s Wife”, a 3-
This society was short-
There was also something, way back in the ’20s and ’30s, called “The Gosforth Shakespearean Players” but we are not sure if they were a properly organised society or whether they were just an occasionally-
Although we set ourselves high standards and do not suffer prima donnas gladly, we are a friendly group with a down-
We make most of our own scenery, props and some costumes -