Category Archives: Events

Welshpool Social Club

Those of you who are involved with MYT will know that for almost twelve months were were trying to find funding to buy the old Welshpool Social Club building (the Workies) so that we could have a base of our own from which to work. Our first attempt at a bid for lottery funding failed, but we were encouraged to try again.  Whilst this process was ongoing, we discovered that the building would be going for auction at the end … Continue reading

Facepainting at Tesco

MURDER MYSTERY 2017

The Trouble with Joe

This year’s devised production, ‘The Trouble with Joe’ took place at Theatr Clera on Easter Saturday – 15th April.  Thanks to all of you who attended and supported us once again, and from the reaction and comments that we received we are pleased to say that it was a huge success. Although at MYT we are well known for our ability to do comedy (if you have been to one of the murder mystery fundraising evening that we perform each … Continue reading

The Insect Play

The major production of 2016 will be The Insect Play by The Brothers Capek.  It will be held at Theatr Clera, Welshpool High School on Easter Saturday, 26th March at 7pm, and more details will be published nearer the time.  All of the seniors and some of the intermediates will be taking part and we will let you know when tickets become available. The story tells of a tramp who falls asleep in the woods and dreams of observing a range of insects that stand … Continue reading

Quiz and Curry Night

MYT held another successful Quiz and Curry Night at Welshpool Social Club on Friday 25th September.  A total of £426 was taken, and many thanks are due to Edward Evans (Quizmaster), Jane Fletcher, Mark Fletcher, Catrin Barrett, Rich Barrett, Ffion Owen, David Whitehouse,  Belinda Birch and Ady Bowen for their help.  Also a huge thank you to those who donated raffle prizes and came along and took part.

Murder Mystery 2015

This year’s murder mystery was held on 25th July at Guilsfield Community Centre and served both as a fundraiser and a fun filled week for those dedicated members who took part and gave up so much of their time and experience to make it a success. The play was entitled ‘He’s Behind You’ and told of a group of amateur dramatic enthusiasts who were rehearsing for their annual pantomime.  As always the turnout was phenomenal and the feedback excellent, and once … Continue reading

EVENTS FOR 2012

Happy New Year to you all.  At MYT we are looking ahead to the new and exciting programme of events and productions. January 28th brings Keith and Ed back to Welshpool to lead two stage combat workshops – one unarmed which will include hair pulling, face slapping and stomach punching!  The other, for those aged 16 and over, will be an armed workshop and will focus on specific weaponry. Rehearsals are already under way for Aristophanes’ The Clouds which will … Continue reading

Sponsored Improvisation

On Monday 18th April we held our 12 hour sponsored improvisation fundraising event at the Corn Exchange, Welshpool Town Hall. Nineteen members of MYT attended from both senior and intermediate groups, and my thanks go out to them all for their enthusiasm and dedication. Their efforts will help to keep the cost of weekly sessions to a minimum, as well as enabling us to subsidise various projects and events. The day was a huge success, and many friends and parents … Continue reading

Street Theatre

On Saturday 12th February Montgomeryshire Youth Theatre performed some of the scenes from their upcoming production of Constable Jones’ Journal as street theatre. Constable Jones’ Journal is a play that has been devised and written by the Senior group of MYT, and tells broadly of local attitudes when The Montgomeryshire Constabulary was established in 1841. Constable Jones really did exist and had to tackle all types of crime – from a stolen boar to the body of the bargeman who was found … Continue reading

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