Archive: Tag: Youth Theatre

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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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A huge thank you from all of us at the Mercury!

We recently made the difficult decision to cancel all performances of our pop-up production of Borders in response to government advice around COVID19. Since then our operations have moved to staff members’ homes, our Mercury Tickets box office has closed…

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Mercury Theatre statement in response to COVID-19

The health and wellbeing of our audiences, teams and community is always our priority, and we continue to follow the advice of the government and Public Health England in these unprecedented times. Following yesterday’s government announcement regarding COVID-19, we are…

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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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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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My Work Experience Week

My name is Korben Symmonds and I have just completed a work experience week here at the Mercury Theatre. During my placement I was given the task of writing a review of the Mercury Voices exhibition and of the show Spamalot, enjoy!…

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