Category Archives: Workshop

Junior Group

Now that Ffion and Amy have settled into leading the Junior sessions we decided that it was safe to increase the group numbers (which we had purposely kept low whilst the staff changeover took place).  We held a free taster session on Wednesday 9th September for those currently in school years 4, 5 and 6 to come along and find out what we get up to.  The result is that the group has now increased from 8 to 18 in number, and currently … Continue reading

She’s Ffion Board!

Welcome on board Ffion Owen, who has settled in as workshop leader for the Juniors. Ffion was a member of MYT from the age of 12 (they grow up so fast) right through to last year, and now she is passing on her expertise to the youngest group, ably assisted by a Goode teacher (Amy Goode).

Royal Wedding Workshop

We have been invited by Welshpool Town Council, in conjunction with the National Trust, to provide a one hour workshop at Powis Castle on April 29th. We will be a small part of a huge celebration up at the castle, which includes all sorts of activities and events – all free of charge. If you would like to come along and watch – or even take part in – our workshop, we will be on the Great Lawn at the … 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