A New Sound for Enter

We are delighted to be able to announce that we are currently in the process of creating a new song. Although we are currently unable to release what the song is for (….watch this space!!), we are all delighted to be back in the recording studio and letting the creative juices flow. Once again Paul Flynn has penned some wonderful lyrics and kicked out some fabulous tunes for our young people and guest artists to sing. The images below were taken in the studio on the 26th June 2017. Watch…

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Lessons from the Past

On Wednesday Beamish Museum visited the Enter Centre and our students participated in a heritage workshop which focused on employment in the mines, different types of jobs and regional folk song. Our students really enjoyed the workshop and engaged in every activity with energy and commitment. It was lovely to see this type of activity taking place because The Enter Centre sits directly on top of the Dean and Chapter Colliery and was originally built by Bolchow and Vaughan as a Sunday school and then a church for the local…

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Heritage for future generations

On June 20th 2017, we commenced our When Yesterday Was Young project. This is a fabulous heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery. Our WYWY committee and students have been non-stop over the past week visiting the National Coal Mining Museum for England (Wakefield), Durham Mining Museum (Spennymoor), and Beamish Museum. They have been interviewing curators, keepers of industry, education officers and working with archivists from an array of establishments to collate facts and figures which will be utilised to develop performance ideas for our unique community heritage museum which…

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