June newsletter

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June is a busy month for us.


AGM at 8.30 p.m. in The Studio on Thursday, 15th June.

Minutes have been posted in the Member area.

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Hall Barn, Old Beaconsfield 23 June

As in previous years, we plan to go to the Hall Barn estate in Beaconsfield Old Town on FRIDAY, 23RD JUNE to watch The Chiltern Shakespeare Company’s play: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’.  They are an excellent amateur group that forms annually, solely to perform a Shakespeare play.  The play is performed outdoors, but the audience is under cover (tarpaulin, but fairly cosy).  It is a beautiful spot if you’ve never been and we normally have a group picnic beforehand (bring your own food and drink), but this is not obligatory.  Alcoholic drinks and hot drinks are available to buy should you wish; you can also pre-order a posh picnic.  We usually arrive by about 6.30pm (I may well get there at about 6.00pm-ish to get a good picnic spot).  The play starts at 8.00pm.  I strongly recommend warm clothes and boots (not sandals as your feet will get cold!).  A blanket and a cushion are also a good idea.  It’s a fun, delightful evening, even in the rain! The actors get wet, but not the audience.

Tickets are £19.00 (no concessions on a Friday evening). Deadline has passed for ordering, but you may be able to get tickets on the door. Further information: Hilary Cox email

Future events

13th June – Studio tidy-up

15th June AGM

20th June – casting read of selected play and indicate interest in roles -A night on the Tiles

A Night on the Tiles

Frank Vickery

Winner! British Theatre Association Amateur Theatre Award

This perceptive and comical play from the author of One O’Clock from the House involves a wedding that does not get off to an auspicious start and goes from bad to worse. …

CASTING: 4m, 3f

Date of production: 16-18th November 2017 Shelley Theatre

23rd June Much Ado About Nothing at Hall Barn

27th June – casting finalise cast

July dates (some to still to be organised)

04 July (all day) studio ‘work day’. Help with tidy, outside painting, green room racking. BBQ at Brian’s for any workers afterwards!

9th July Summer ‘Cream Tea’ at the home of Di Hudson, Bourne End.