The 11 week course of free Drama Workshops runs every Wednesday morning 10-midday from 6th Feb to April 17th 2019 in St Ninian’s Church Hall The sessions are led by professional Theatre practitioners for an exciting, caring, supportive, environment, even if you are completely new to performing! Our previous courses enjoyed input from the RoyalContinue reading Drama Workshops start 6th Feb
We are doing a series of short interviews with our users and volunteers at CGN. We are asking broader questions about people’s interests, rather than just saying how wonderful Good Neighbours is (which, of course, it is), So they might talk about which activities they engage in, what further activities and services they would likeContinue reading Watch out for the video interviews
On Thursday January 17th 2019 the Good Neighbours drama group gave a performance of the comedy “Snowed in” at HOME. It was featured in Propel – #HOMEinspires part of the PUSH festival 2019. Here is what Nakib Narat (writer and producer on “Snowed in” had to say about it: “Snowed In – is my second, cheekier,Continue reading “Snowed In” performance at HOME
Chorlton Good Neighbours Free Spring Drama Workshops for over 60s The sessions are led by professional Theatre Practitioners for an exciting and supportive, environment. Even if you are completely new to performing we are sure you will enjoy it Our previous courses had input from the Royal Exchange Theatre and established Theatre Directors. You willContinue reading Spring Drama Workshops
Co ordinator Helen Hibberd writes “What a week …… so busy with all the extra activities on top of the normal schedule. You cant beat this job for getting so much personal satisfaction from bringing people together, having fun, and generating community spirit…” Nov 19-23 2018 was the week of the play “Snowed in” whichContinue reading A busy week for Chorlton Good Neigbours
On Thursday 22nd Nov 2018 we gave a performance of our comedy play “Snowed in” at Chorlton Good Neighbours , Here are more photos taken by Marc Grundy of the performance
On Thursday 22nd Nov 2018 we gave a performance of our comedy play “Snowed in” at Chorlton Good Neighbours coffee morning. 110 people were crammed into the hall to watch the play which was received with great enthusiasm. The Lord Mayor of Manchester was there too
Chorlton Good Neighbours shared a post. Published by Bernard Leach · 3 mins · “That’s Manchester” Video of the final rehearsal for our play “Snowed In” that we performed yesterday in from of over 100 people at Chorlton Good Neighbours
Nakib was back with us this week (31-10-18) after 2 weeks in which we were under the direction of Lauren Sturgess This week we were working with the script and as there had been some turnover of personnel, there was some re-allocation of parts. We also used masks for the ghostly appearance whilst Michael Jackson’sContinue reading Halloween drama group session
CGN drama workshop members Tony, Dennis, Jenny and David were interviewed at the CGN AGM (it was a bit noisy) to give their views on why they joined the drama group and how the first week had gone
20 or so of us gathered for the first of the Autumn drama workshops at CGN. Except for 2 or 3 new people, most of the people there had been on the first course in Spring & Summer. It showed how effective those workshops had been in developing a sense of being a ‘company’ byContinue reading Drama Workshops at CGN – week one with Sam and Nakib
Chorlton Good Neighbours Drama Workshops Suitable for all Ages and all abilities. Booking Now! “Getting Older in Manchester Means Getting Bolder & Having More Fulfilling Lives!” Ten weekly subsidised morning sessions starting on Wednesday September 19th 2018 in Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church Hall, Corner of Egerton Road South/Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton. 10-12 noon Make new friends, GainContinue reading CGN Drama Workshops start on Sep 19th
“Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) put on a fabulous piece of dramatic comedy titled Lovechester 1970, written by local volunteer and playwright Nakib Narat. Over the past ten weeks, volunteers and older members of CGN have worked together to practice and perform this short play, which includes singing, poetry and a tipsy vicar. “
In the lead up to our performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd, a film about the making of the play and how it came about was shown. The film was made by Marc Grundy, whoContinue reading ‘LoveChester 70s – the Film!
Following our successful performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 12th, the CGN drama group gave our public world premiere, (and only public performance) of the play at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd LeadingContinue reading Lovechester 1970s has its world premiere at HOME!