A Very Special Day

Some days are very special and quite simply yesterday was one of those! As part of our research for the work we are currently conducting in Hartlepool, I visited and spent an afternoon with three very special WW2 veterans (all of whom are in their 90’s). The first veteran I visited was called Mr T Lewis. He will be 100 years of age on the 24th October 2018 (our first performance day for Honoured). As a young soldier Terry found himself on the beaches of Dunkirk! Many of us have…

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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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The Menin Gate Tour

Enter will soon be performing at The Menin Gate, Belgium. Part of our Over The Wire project. We are honoured to be performing our own, commemorative songs at this most iconic of WW1 memorial sites. Enter CIC is back in the studio conducting rehearsals for our HLF-funded WW1 commemorative project entitled ‘Over the Wire’. Over the next few months Enter CIC will be involved in an array of high profile international, national and regional commemorative WW1 events. We are honoured to be part of these commemorative events and we are…

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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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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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