Belgium Tour

Enter CIC have just returned from performing at a number of WW1 Commemorative sites in Belgium. The company were delighted to receive a personal invite to perform at The Menin Gate (Ypres), St George’s Memorial Church (Flanders Field), Cloth Hall (Ypres) and Talbot House (Ypres). The group consisted of young people and volunteers from Ferryhill and the surrounding areas who travelled to Belgium to perform in an array of high profile commemorative events. In addition to the scheduled performances our young people were also granted special permission to perform at…

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Heugh Battery Museum

On Wednesday, 8th August 2018, we visited the Heugh Battery Museum; the only World War One Battlefield in the UK. The Over The Wire young people and activity mentors were taken on a private tour of the battlefield and participated in workshops looking at weaponry, uniform and life in the trenches. The tour provided the opportunity for our students to see the only World War One battlefield in the UK, learn about the bombardment of the Hartlepools and gain an in-depth knowledge about the consequences of the bombardment and life…

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Rehearsals for Menin Gate Commence

We have now commenced rehearsals for our tour to Belgium which is taking place in August 2018. Some members of Upper School have been invited to perform at the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium.  In preparation for the event, our young people are learning news songs composed by Paul Flynn. The songs feature beautiful layered harmonies and poignant lyrics. Our young people are working very hard during rehearsals to ensure that they are fully prepared for the trip. All of our young people are very much looking forward to attending the…

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A nostalgic afternoon for our Armed Forces

On Tuesday 26th June 2018, Enter CIC held a free event for the community supported by the 4 Together Partnership and Armed Forces Day to celebrate and commemorate the work of our Armed Forces. Over 70 members of the community including veterans and ENSA members were lucky enough to secure a free ticket for this event and arrived with flags waving to support our armed forces. The audience were captivated by a Vera Lynn tribute act, who truly captured the essence of the iconic lady herself and brought back many…

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Enter Wins Outstanding Performance Award at the Curve Theatre, Leicester

On the 3rd June 2018, Enter CIC participated in the Junior Theatre Celebration which took place at the Curve Theatre, Leicester. We had a very early start as our young people arrived at The Enter Centre at 5.00am in the morning! We then embarked on a 3 hour bus journey to Leicester! We arrived at the Curve Theatre, Leicester at 9.00am and everyone had a superb day. All of our young people smiled and laughed from morning till night. The event saw some of the biggest names from the West…

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Over 1,500 young people engage with Enter CIC!

Enter CIC is a very busy arts, heritage and culture organisation. Most recently, we have been working with 1500 young people in Hartlepool. The team have had a fabulous time and thoroughly enjoyed working with the young people. The theme of the workshops focussed on commemorating WW1 and saw 17 educational organisations engage with Enter CIC.  The workshops are part of a much bigger heritage project, so keep an eye on our website for updates and news about the next stages. Please take a look at the videos and photographs…

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