What is Arrow Players?
Arrow Players is St. Edmund's Drama Group. The group’s purpose is to stage theatrical performances of various sorts - most important of which are public productions, but also more informal productions, often associated with Church events.
When do we meet?
The group meets every Friday evening, from 8 pm, in St. Edmund’s Hall, mostly for rehearsals, but also for other activities such as play readings, talks, or social events. In addition, Pantomime rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons, again in the Hall, throughout the autumn. There are sometimes other rehearsals, on other evenings, at the discretion of the Directors of productions.
We aim to present 3 major productions each year - a Pantomime in January, of which there are usually 8 performances, including matinées, (and which has gained a very high reputation locally), and in May and October productions that are usually plays, although occasionally we present a revue or a musical.
Who can join?
Membership of Arrow Players is open to all over 16 years of age. There are no membership auditions, and you don’t have to be a member of St. Edmund’s Church. There is something for everybody, but members are, of course, expected to take their turn in helping to do the various jobs that are necessary to keep the group running smoothly. And, as with all St. Edmund’s groups, members are also expected to support the Church’s events and activities.