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BATS August Programme

We would love everyone to keep coming down to the Methodist over the holidays, before Auditions for Wizard of Oz get under way.  Any new members are more than welcome too! Here is what we have on offer over the coming weeks:

MON 4TH – 7:30pm – Film Night. Come and have a fun evening watching a Sing a long version of Wizard of Oz. Refreshments available in the interval. Arrive early as the film starts at 7:30pm.

WED 6TH – 8:00pm – Wizard of Oz Production Meeting. If anyone is interested in being part of the production team in any way, shape or form, then please come along. All are welcome.

Roles that need filling are:
– set builders/painters
– wardrobe mistress (to co-ordinate costume & backstage for shows)
– anyone willing to sew
– props
– Deputy Stage Manager
– Assistant Stage Manager
– anyone interested in choreography
– Stage crew (set up & scene changes for shows)

Musicians needed:
2 violins
– cello
– bass
– Reeds: alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, flute, baritone saxophone
– 2 trumpets
– trombone
– drums
– percussion
– piano
– oboe

MON 11TH – 7:30pm – Drama/Movement Workshop. General acting skills and some script from the show.
Dance Workshop. General group dance skills. A fun way to learn new techniques.

WED 13TH – 8:00pm – Sing for fun. Learn new songs (some from our new show) and have fun.
Dance Workshop. As above

MON 18TH – 8:00pm – Sing for fun. As above.

WED 20TH – 8:00pm – St. Andrews Rehearsals. We have been asked to do a small 20 minute performance in September. This will be to rehearse our program for that day. More info on date/time of performance and the program to follow soon. Everybody welcome.


WED 27TH – 8:00pm – St. Andrews Rehearsals. As above.

MON 1ST SEP – 7:30pm – WIZARD OF OZ – First group read through of script.

BATS Panto in Government Scare!!

BATS are celebrating another successful Panto season – Frankenstein the Panto was very well received by audiences across the weekend and deservedly so.  Audiences young and old were captured by the talent of the BATS member’s performances.

One famous face in the audience for the final Saturday night performance was local MP Alistair Birt, who thoroughly enjoyed his evening’s entertainment, and afterwards met the cast.


He said on his twitter account after the show:ab3


So with this kind of publicity, the sky is the limit for future productions – why not be a part of it?

Photographs courtesy of Keith Mason Photography

New BATS Website

Welcome to the new BATS website.

This includes links to our latest productions, joining information and even online booking of tickets.

It contains a member’s forum and archives of old plays.