Next Production

The Pitman Painters


We are excited to announce our next production will be The Pitman Painters by Lee Hall. Auditions will be on Sunday 2nd July at 7.30 in The Parish Rooms. There are parts for 5 men 1 teenage boy and 2 ladies. We hope to see you there.

In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hired a professor from Newcastle University to teach an Art Appreciation evening class. Unable to understand each other, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to become painters. Within a few years the most avant-garde artists became their friends, their work was taken for prestigious collections and they were celebrated throughout the British art world; but every day they worked, as before, down the mine.

Auditions Sunday 2nd July 19.30

Please call Yvette on 01829 751327 or 07707 830286 if you would like further information