2020

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2019

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2018

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december – ribbons and bowes

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october – halloween party

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2020

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october – trimdon festival

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october – children’s theatre festival

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august – the wind road boys – tour

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august – summer school

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june – king letsie performance

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may – alice in wonderland – easter school

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april – curious case of the human being

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february – gaiety – rock ‘n’ roll

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january – Gaiety – tea party

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january – sage gateshead – masons

We receive a special invitation to perform at the 2021 Durham Masonic event at Sage, Gateshead. The event was a launch to support the fundraising efforts of a five year campaign by the Freemasons. We performed a number of our original songs from ‘The Wind Road Boys’, ‘Home Fires’ and others. 

2015

december – santa’s magical experience

Enter produce a Santa’s magical Experience.

DECEMBER – EBENEZER SCROOGE

Sunderland Empire: Enter CIC take over Sunderland Empire and perform their own smash hit musical Ebenezer Scrooge. We were honoured to be awarded a Commendation Certificate from Mrs Sue Snowden, The Lord Lieutenant of County Durham (Queen’s representative) for our production of Ebenezer Scrooge.

OCTOBER – children’s theatre festival

Enter CIC Host performances as part of the national children’s theatre festival (Take Off Festival 2015)

OCTOBER – TIME RICE AND FRIENDS

An Evening with Tim Rice and Friends, Sage Gateshead – Enter receive a special invitation to perform with Sir Tim Rice and a whole host of West End and Broadway stars at Sage, Gateshead. Sir Tim Rice requests that Enter CIC perform a world-first – a new verse to his smash hit song, A Winter’s Tale, made famous by David Essex.

AUGUST – HOME FIRES

Home Fires. Musical Production

JULY – aladdin summer school

Aladdin Summer School

may – durham castle performance

Durham Castle – Enter invited to perform at County Durham Community Foundation event at Durham Castle.

april – jesus christ superstar

Durham Cathedral – Rock Musical Jesus Christ Superstar: Enter CIC granted special license to perform the full show in Durham Cathedral. Only the second time it had been performed in a Cathedral in the United Kingdom!

2014

august – edinburgh festival

The Wind Road Boys at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

july – home fires

Home Fires. Original musical performed at Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland.

2013

September – lindisfarne gospels

The Young Person’s Guide To The Lindisfarne Gospels. Performed at Durham Cathedral.

June – the wind road boys

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2012

december – christmas concert

St Lukes Church

december – christmas concert

Ferryhill Methodist Church

december – rock nativity

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november – london theatre experience

London, Playhouse Theatre. Get in. Met and interviewed professional actor and TV and film star, Stephen Tomkinson. Working on Spamalot.

november – sage gateshead recording

Recording concert version of The Wind Road Boys at the international concert hall, Sage Gateshead.

october – enter honoured

Enter staff and volunteers were honoured in a ceremony at the Town Hall, Durham.

september – sherborne technique

staff and volunteers benefited from a days training in the Sherborne technique of physically supporting vulnerable people.

august – the enter centre – a new home

Enter find a new home in the form of the Old Baptist Church in Dean Bank, Ferryhill. The building, built in 1907, by contributions from miners, was designed to be a place of worship and a place where young minds could receive education and guidance. Under Enter, we continued that ideology and have been working to support those original aims since our inception.

august – the wind road boys

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june – remembrance service

Enter young people attended the Ferryhill Remembrance Service and laid a wreath at the local monument.

may – alex gleghorn – insPiring courage

Alex Gleghorn MEB was a local hero, whose story was largely unknown. Enter were inspired by his story of heroism and it helped some of The Wind Road Boys actors discover the courage required to be a miner in the Durham Coalfields.
You can learn more about Alex and his story by clicking this link.

may – work experience – matthew bourne

A student obtained work experience with Matthew Bourne’s technical crew at Newcastle Theatre Royal on his award-winning ballet production, Nutcracker.

april – theatre trip

A second theatre trip in as many months with this one being The Gruffalo. Children also got to meet that cast afterwards and have their picture taken one by one. The production was exciting and was a fantastic experience for children who had never been to the theatre before.

march – theatre trip

Swallows and Amazons at Darlington Civic Theatre was an exciting and enthralling production which was attended by a number of our students. The ship floating over the audience’s heads was a magical touch which sparked the imaginations (and conversation on the way home) of the children, most of whom had never been to the theatre before.

february – healthy eating – website launch

Enter CIC has been able to devise and deliver a comprehensive Healthy Lifestyle workshop programme in schools and community venues. To accompany the workshops we have created an online resource jam-packed with information, videos and interactive content to engage young people. Discover more here.

january – london work experience

Enter gave one of our students the unique opportunity to help work a London West End show for a night. Our connections with technical and creatives in London’s West End meant that one student was able to travel, stay and gain valuable industry experience in London’s Theatreland absolutely free of charge. The student is now working in technical theatre up and down the country.

2011

DECember – carol service

A few of our students were invited to perform at Ferryhill Methodist Church and had a most wonderful time entertaining the congregation. This was the first event in what has become a longstanding, annual event. The repertoire was made up largely of Christmas songs both popular and traditional. The performers enjoyed both the singing element and the tea and biscuits they were offered afterwards! A lovely way to end the year!

NOVEMBER – ferryhill christmas fayre

We hired an open-sided truck, swept the floor continuously and performed in the wintry drizzle, but that didn’t deter us or our 120+  students and a great time was had by all. We performed a range of Christmas songs, poems and sketches and the whole community came out and were entertained and appreciative of the efforts by our students.

SEPTEMBER – THE ASPIRATION PROJECT

We received nearly £400,000 for a three year project to raise aspiration in local communities. We had a target to attract and work with 2,500 young people, but we actually worked with closer to 6,000. The project lasted until September 2014 and helped pave the way for some incredible projects during the project’s lifetime and beyond.

JULY – ‘HEROES’ – STAR STUDDED PERFORMANCE

We raised nearly £2,000 for Help for Heroes charity by staging this two night performance as well as over £150 for the Rifles’ Care for Casualties. Featuring professional actors and local community members, we filled Mainsforth Theatre and delivered a powerful and exciting performance which featured a live band made up of young people, who had recorded a charity single for the occasion.