The Bus Shelter MK

So what’s the new interest in buses? We were delighted to welcome The then Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Martin Petchey to our production of “Iolanthe” in March.? He told us about this wonderful local charity giving help in Milton Keynes. The Bus Shelter MK is a homeless shelter on wheels to reduce rough sleeping […]

MK Hospital Cancer Unit

So why are we showing pictures of Lynn? Lynn performed with us for more years than a lady cares to remember and she died aged just 60 in June 2017.? Her cancer treatment involved many long and tiring trips to Northampton for chemotherapy. Not that anyone watching her perform in Ruddigore that year would have […]

The Mayor and Mayoress come to call

We were very pleased to welcome the Mayor, Councillor David Hopkins and his wife Susan to see our production of “The Gondoliers”.? They kindly posed for photographs and visited backstage after the show. It was quite a a moment when our president breezily introduced them to our dressing room just as we were getting out […]

Ride High

The Mayor, Councillor David Hopkins and his wife Susan accepted our invitation to see “The Gondoliers” and wrote a very nice letter to say how much they had enjoyed the show. Cllr Hopkins took the opportunity to introduce us to his charity for 2017/18, Ride High – and we’re glad he did.? This is a […]

Singing for the Brain

So how does singing help? Singing for the Brain is a service provided by Alzheimer’s Society which uses singing to bring people together in a friendly and stimulating social environment. Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and […]

Break the Spine

“Many of you will be aware that I may do a little bit of running. Some of you may be aware that I have started to participate in ultra marathon events (any race that is over the 26.2 miles of a marathon), and a few of you may be aware that earlier this year, back […]