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Dramatic Society

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At this year's NODA Awards DADS were nominated for Best Play for 'Bouncers' and Best Pantomime for 'Rapunzel'. 4 members of the Bouncers cast and crew attended, to represent the society, in the hope of winning an award. We are delighted to announce that we won Best Play for 'Bouncers'! Read more...

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Our AGM for 2019 will be held on the 11th June. Click here for all the details you need to know...

What a fantastic night at our Night of Disco Classics from the 60's, 70's and 80's! Thank you to everyone who came along to support and make this event a success, from DADS Members to the people of Downham, everyone had a great time. Read more...

News and Updates

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Reading and audition details for our next musical, the classic 'The Wizard of Oz' have been annouced! Find out how you can be involved here!

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At the AGM this year, we were proud to present the Jean Wernham Award for 2019 to Jane Baxter! Read more about the award and the AGM here!


The Jean Wernham Award Winner 2019 - Jane Baxter

At the Downham Carinval this year, which was held on the end of May Bank Holiday Monday (27th May), DADS once again entered their float. This year it was themed around our upcoming autumn musical 'The Wizard of Oz'. We are very pleased to announce that we won the award for Best Float again! Read more and see pictures of the float here!

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Best Float for DADS at Downham Carnival!

Following the successful musical preformance put on by the KIDDS group in April and the departure of the long serving KIDDS leader, Becky Hornett; the group has had a short break and has now been rebooted by our new KIDDS Leader Kelly Baxter and this term she is taking them all off to the circus! Find out more here!

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KIDDS Rebooted and is heading for the Circus!