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Bolsover Drama Group is one of Derbyshire's largest amateur dramatics groups.

We stage four productions each year - a play, musical, pantomime and Youth Section musical; as well as being involved in other projects and events within the local area.

The group also has a youth section for members of the group who are under eighteen years of age.

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NODA

"The whole production was full of fun and most entertainingly delivered by a totally energetic, hard-working and enthusiastic cast..."

Joyce Handbury, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of Legally Blonde on their website.

NODA

"I thoroughly enjoyed this production and praise must go to the Director and Producer, Janet Koszegi, the wonderful cast and indeed to the whole team. "

Joyce Handbury, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of Funny Money on their website.

NODA
The cast has been announced for our production of Legally Blonde

The auditions for our production of Legally Blonde took place on Sunday 3rd March.

Posted 3rd March 2019

Janet Atkinson
Janet Atkinson

It was with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of our former secretary and honorary member Janet Atkinson earlier this year.

Posted 3rd February 2019

Nominations received for our 2018 productions
Nominations received for our 2018 productions

We're pleased to announce that we have been nominated for awards in our district of the East Midlands for our 2018 productions of 'Mother Goose' and 'Oliver!' by NODA.

Posted 3rd February 2019

A musical trip around the world helps to raise funds for the Macmillan Unit at the Royal Hospital
A musical trip around the world helps to raise funds for the Macmillan Unit at the Royal Hospital

Our recent 3rd Annual Steve Sowerby Celebratory Showcase Evening saw us jetting off across the globe as our theme ‘One Night Around the World’ took the audience on a world tour without having to leave their seats!

Posted 3rd February 2019

A presentation made to the Rotary Club of Bolsover
A presentation made to the Rotary Club of Bolsover

We were able to present a cheque of almost £800 for the Rotary’s charities at a recent meeting, and we look forward to working alongside the Rotary again this year, with another Race Night planned for November.

Posted 3rd February 2019

Youth Section members receive award
Youth Section members receive award

The Youth Section’s annual showcase evening, ‘One Night, One Moment’ took place on Saturday 24th November at the Assembly Rooms, with a repeat performance the following Tuesday.

Posted 3rd February 2019

The cast has been announced for our production of Funny Money

The casting committee met on Thursday 20th December to cast our production of Funny Money.

Posted 28th December 2018

NODA
The cast has been announced for our production of The Pied Piper

The casting committee met on Tuesday 9th October 2018 to cast our production of The Pied Piper.

Posted 17th October 2018

Awards presented as the 22nd Annual Dinner and Dance takes place
Awards presented as the 22nd Annual Dinner and Dance takes place

The 22nd Bolsover Drama Group Annual Dinner and Dance took place on Saturday 16th June at The Angel at Spinkhill, which saw an enjoyable evening consisting of a three-course meal and music, during which long-service awards were presented to our members.

Posted 3rd October 2018

NODA

"Congratulations to the Production Team and to everyone involved - ‘Consider Yourselves’, patted on the back! "

Joyce Handbury, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of Oliver! on their website.

Sweet taste of success at the Bolsover Gala
Sweet taste of success at the Bolsover Gala

On Sunday 24th June the group held a stall at the Bolsover Gala on Hornscroft Park

Posted 25th July 2018

Success at the double at the recent NODA East Midlands awards
Success at the double at the recent NODA East Midlands awards

We were honoured to be named as recipients of a brace of awards at the recent NODA East Midlands regional awards day at the Town Hall, Loughborough.

Posted 25th July 2018

NODA

"Farce is a very difficult genre to pull off as it requires immense discipline, excellent timing and precision and total ‘togetherness’ and understanding from the cast and all of this was definitely achieved by Bolsover Drama Group who hilariously brought this very funny script to life."

Joyce Handbury, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of Two Into One on their website.

NODA
The cast has been announced for our production of Sweeney Todd

The auditions for our production of Sweeney Todd took place on Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th June.

Posted 8th June 2018

NODA

"A drab cold North Derbyshire day outside, but the warmth and community spirit inside the Assembly Rooms shone through to make this a most enjoyable panto."

Keith Scott-Savage, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of Mother Goose on their website.

Nominations received for our 2017 productions
Nominations received for our 2017 productions

We are proud to learn that we have been nominated in the NODA East Midlands regional awards for 2017

Posted 11th April 2018

Raising a glass of ‘Ale Mary’
Raising a glass of ‘Ale Mary’

To celebrate the group’s production of ‘Sister Act’ a special beer named ‘Ale Mary’ was put on sale at the Blue Bell, Bolsover

Posted 22nd March 2018