Archive: Category: Young People

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Mercury Youth Theatre – End of Term Round Up

In March, the Coronavirus pandemic meant that our regular Youth Theatre sessions had to stop to ensure our young people’s safety. At the time, our young people had been working on different plays in preparation for their end of term…

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My Work Experience at the Mercury Theatre

Year 10 student Lara Swan recently completed a Work Experience placement at the theatre. In her own words, here’s what her week entailed: MONDAY: I am Lara Swan in year 10 at the Gilberd School. I was delighted to hear…

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Aspire Club Nights Launched!

Last week the Mercury’s Aspire Club Nights kicked off in style.  The club nights are for young people aged 11 -18 years old with learning disabilities and additional needs. They provide a fun, inclusive space to meet new friends and dance…

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38 Young People Achieve Nationally Recognised Arts Award

Integrated into our young people’s programmes, including our Garrison Youth Theatre, Garrison Summer Schools and Take Flight Summer School, our Arts Award moderation saw a 100% pass rate The Mercury’s Make It team offer the nationally recognised qualification through as…

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Here’s what our Youth Theatre think about our summer show, Peter Pan!

We currently offer our 14-18 Youth Theatres the chance to complete the nationally recognised Arts Award. As part of the qualification we give young people the opportunity to be audience members of our productions and to write reviews of the…

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Mercury Youth Theatre – Rags to Riches – 22 Jan 2017

On Sun 22 Jan, we welcomed all of our Mercury Theatre Youth Theatres to the main stage for a spectacular night of theatre. Rags to Riches was the stimulus and the title all of the groups had been given to…

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