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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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Latest from the group

Presentations for our Youth Section members
Presentations for our Youth Section members

Our Youth Section showcase night saw us present awards to some of our Youth Section members.

Posted 5th January 2020

A great time is had at our Annual Dinner
A great time is had at our Annual Dinner

Members, family and guests of the group had an enjoyable time as the group held it’s 23rd Annual Dinner at the Angel & Harlequin at Spinkhill on Saturday 1st June 2019.

Posted 5th January 2020

As seen on Channel 4 News!
As seen on Channel 4 News!

Our rehearsal for 'The Snow Queen' was briefly featured on Channel 4 News' election coverage

Posted 5th January 2020

We're featured in the December 2019 edition of Bolsover TV
We're featured in the December 2019 edition of Bolsover TV

Bolsover TV attended one of our rehearsals for 'The Snow Queen'

Posted 5th January 2020

NODA

"... The ensemble consisted of thirty five cast members and it amazed me how, on such a small stage, they all manage to move and dance so effectively and at times so energetically whilst singing so well..."

Joyce Handbury, NODA

Read more of NODA's review of The Wedding Singer on their website.

Success in the NODA East Midlands Awards
Success in the NODA East Midlands Awards

On Sunday 23rd June 2019 we attended the NODA East Midlands regional day at the Concordia Theatre in Hinckley

Posted 5th January 2020

A presentation to Derbyshire Macmillan
A presentation to Derbyshire Macmillan

Following our 3rd Annual Steve Sowerby Celebratory Showcase Evening, ‘One Night Around the World’, we were proud to announce that we raised a total of £340.31 for the NGS Macmillan Unit at Chesterfield’s Royal Hospital

Posted 5th January 2020

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.