Wynyard Hall performance

Enter CIC has gained a reputation for performance excellence. We are regularly invited to perform at an array of business functions and dignitory events around the North East of England. In August we performed at Party in the Park in Wynyard Hall at the invitation of The Freemasons to celebrate 300 years of Freemasonry. Our calendar is bursting with similar events in the coming year, but if you’re looking for first-class entertainment for your next commercial or community event, be sure to contact Enter CIC. Please see below for images…

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Summer Spectacular

There were lots of beauties and beasts at The Enter Centre in August 2017 as we held our annual Lower School Summer Camp. As usual, the event was extremely popular and showcased the talents of local young people. The singing, dancing and acting were outstanding and our final sharing of the week’s work resulted in a standing ovation and lots of whoops, wails and applause. It was astonishing to think that the young people put a full production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast together in such a short time.…

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When Yesterday Was Young

Over the summer period 2017, Enter CIC embarked on a large scale initiative to connect young people with their local heritage. This was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. As part of the initiative, our young people built relationships with national and regional museums, including Beamish Museum, The National Coal Mining Museum for England, The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers and Durham Mining Museum in Spennymoor and Ferryhill Heritage Centre. Our young people, working with Enter CIC professional activity mentors, created a spellbinding theatrical experience entitled,…

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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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