Thanks to everyone who attended the AGM - it was a good turnout and everyone enjoyed the drinks and nibbles afterwards - thank you Ann and Kerry. High point of the evening was Josh's face when he won the Audrey Stokes award - I now really understand the expression gobsmacked.
Sorry that the Murder Mystery had to be postponed but there was just too much going on to be able to make the necessary number but it will happen later in the year so watch out for a date soon.
We are hurtling towards the play now and it is going very well - Thank you so much Ann for taking over next week when I am visiting my family in the north. It is a very funny but very moving play and I know I will be shedding a few tears even though I know it so well so do come and support the cast. See you there, Polly
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM was well attended and it is always good to catch up with everyone after the close of business.
The new committee is:
Chairman Polly English
Vice Chairman Ann Brolly
Treasurer Dave Sach
Minutes Sec Angie Eason
Correspondence Sec Wendy Elliott
Committee Dave Brolly
We would like to take the opportunity to thank Nick Harris who has stepped down from the Committee.
Congratulations to the members who received awards:
Ruth Pountney Award Jess Payne
Rising Star Award George Flint
Neill McClintock Award Collin Miller
Audrey Stokes Award Josh Chant
Members and Patrons fees are now due for renewal. Please send to Wendy Elliott, 9 Winyards View, Crewkerne TA18 8HZ
Family £42 Individual £8
Individual £20 Couple £13
Student/Jnr £8 Business £20
Vice President £32
President Paul Head has completed his 3 year tenure as President; thank you Paul for the support and encouragement given.
We welcome our new President Mrs Cheryl Newman who has been a Patron for a number of years and has helped the Society in many ways.
BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE 3rd – 6th May 2017
Director - Polly English
Rehearsals are going well, the cast are having fun putting this Sue Townsend play together, and enjoying the added music tuition given by Lucy Singleton.
Contains adult content, not suitable for children.
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 13-16TH Sept
Director Ann Brolly
MD Matthew Rock
Choreographer Sarah Elliott
Read through 29th May 7:30 VH
Music Workshop 31st May 7:30 VH
Dance Workshop 1st June 7:30 VH
Auditions 4th June 2:00 VH
1st Rehearsal 5th June
Rehearsals will be on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. You will need to be 16 years of age by 13th September to be in this production. If you would like any further information ring Ann on 01460 74689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RELAY FOR LIFE 22nd July
As posted in the February newsletter, we are to support this event at Wadham School which is raising money for cancer research, by giving a short concert of 25/30 minutes at 2.30pm. All are welcome to take part including Junior Members. Dendy is kindly overseeing this and is to have a short get together for anyone who is interested on Monday 15th May at 7.30pm in The Victoria Hall.
We envisage having a couple of rehearsals closer to the date. If you can’t make the 15th May, please email Dendy on email@example.com to say you would like to be involved so she has an idea of who would like to take part.
Congratulations to Patron Colin Coggan who has been awarded the title Honoured Citizen of Crewkerne, in recognition of service to the Town and Townspeople.
We send our best wishes to:
Heather and Robin Wyatt – we are thinking of you both.
Colin Miller – we hope your leg is improving daily and you will soon be back on two feet!
The death has been announced of Freddie Greenop. In the past Freddie wrote reviews of our productions for local newspapers and was a member of the SFD. We send our condolences to his daughter Mary-Beth and family.
Clare French has stepped down having circulated your newsletter by email – thank you Clare for carrying out this task, it has been much appreciated. The newsletter will now be emailed via Sheena.