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Ticket Availability UPDATE!!!
23rd January 2024
Tuesday 30th January 7.15pm TICKETS AVAILABLE Wednesday 31st January 7.15pm TICKETS AVAILABLE Thursday 1st February 7:15pm LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE Friday 2nd February 7:15pm SOLD OUT (Individual Single Seats) Saturday 3rd February 2:30pm SOLD OUT Saturday 3rd February 7:15pm SOLD OUT (Individual Single Seats) Sunday 4th February 12:00pm SOLD OUT (Individual Single Seats) Sunday 4th February […]
 
We are at Worcester Carnival
1st July 2023
Kays Theatre Group taking part in Worcester Carnival.Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere with Rapunzel and her friends as they parade through the city from 3pm.Kays Theatre Group proudly present its 69th annual pantomime RAPUNZEL from 25th January to 4th February 2024 at the Swan Theatre Worcester. Tickets available from worcestertheatres.co.uk
 
Sue Surprised with Life Membership
10th June 2023
Our Long standing committee member and secretary Sue Evans was surprised at our AGM on the 8th June by our Joint Presidents Pat Milton and Chris Cassidy with the honour of Life Membership for Exceptional Service and Dedication on behalf of the Committee. She is picture above with Chris Cassidy Joint President.
 
Sheila’s Pickles
10th June 2023
Our Props Mistress Sheila Foster raises money for charity each year by having raffles at rehearsals and selling her much loved range of pickles. At our AGM on the 8th June she received a thank you from Vivienne Bull on behalf of Cancer Research UK for her donation this year of £629.58
 
Dementia UK -Thanks
10th June 2023
Thank You from Dementia UK Kays Theatre Group donated £3500 to Admiral Nurses (Part of Dementia UK) from fundraising during the run of our 2023 Panto – Alice in Wonderland Representatives From Dementia UK attended The AGM on the 8th June to accept our cheque Well done to everyone involved.
 
Rapunzel Get Togethers
21st February 2023
Join us on Thursday 18th May 2023 7:30 pm for our first chance to meet the characters and read through the script and again on the 25th May 2023 7:30pm for a musical get together.Auditions will take place on Sunday 4th of June 2023 (Time TBA)All taking place at Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club, Worcester […]
 
Alice In Wonderland
7th January 2023
Out & About – Crowngate, Worcester 7th January 2023 Some of our Wonderful Team out and about promoting our Panto and raising money for this years charity ” Admiral Nurses” If you’re around why not pop down and meet us.
 
Will it Wont it?
5th January 2023
How Kays Theatre Group overcame the odds and the show went on 2022 Full article from NODA Today Magazine If you would like to come and see our 2023 Panto “Alice in Wonderland” click on the button below
 
Are You Ready For Our Tea Party?
13th December 2022
Why not come and join us for Our Panto. Alice in Wonderland, The Swan Theatre, Thursday 19th January 2023 to Sunday 29th January 2023
 
Christmas Tree at the Cathedral
6th December 2022
We have entered our Xmas Tree at this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at Worcester Cathedral. You can Visit from 7th December 2022 through to 8th January 2023 (10am – 5pm Monday to Saturday and 1-3pm on Sundays) in the cloisters. Thank you to Sue Evans for taking time out of her busy schedule to pop […]
 
BSL Performance
27th September 2022
British Sign Language Performance On Wednesday the 25th January 7:15 Evening performance will be a British Sign Language interpreted show. Tickets are on sale now please don’t miss out. Why not treat your loved ones to a ticket for xmas !!!
 
Cheshire Cat seen in Callow End
7th September 2022
Sightings of Cheshire Cat have been seen around Callow End, giving out flyers for the next Kays Theatre Group Panto “Alice in Wonderland” (19th to 29th January). This is an entry in the Powick and Callow End Scarecrow Festival which runs from 10-18 September. The Cheshire Cat will be sited outside Callow End Church. Why […]
 
Worcester Show
15th August 2022
A great day was had by all who attended the Worcester Show at Pitchcroft on Sunday 11th August. We were there promoting our next pantomime, Alice in Wonderland which is being performed at the Swan Theatre 19th to 29th January 2023 Thanks to our band of cast members, Helen Lowe, Nicki Martin, Jennifer Brinton, Carolyn […]
 
Cast Announced
15th June 2022
The standard at auditions was very high once again. We believe we have an extremely strong cast both with principals and ensemble. We look forward to creating a magical pantomime. Cast List can be seen here Please Book early to save disappointment, please try our QR code to make it easier for you or just […]
 
Characters for Alice in Wonderland
25th May 2022
Want to audtion for one of the characters please see below what is up for grabs. If you would like to audtion please complete and return the attached forms, if you would like a copy of any of the audition pieces please email Chairman@kaystheatregroup.co.uk Click here for Principal Application Form or here for the Ensemble […]
 
Read Throughs and Auditions- Alice in Wonderland
17th May 2022
 
Cheque Handover to St. Richards Hospice
11th May 2022
Ria Simons of St. Richards Hospice Came along to Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure club to collect a cheque for £3000 from our Production of Little Red Riding Hood, Directors Paula Dymock and Rachel Sedgeley and Chairman Phil Weston OBE Were in attedance.
 
Alice in Wonderland 2023
3rd May 2022
Meet the show read throughs and audtion dates We invite you to spiral down the rabbit hole to a world full of creatures; curious, crazy, mad and bright: Wonderland, a place where everyone lives in dread of the terrible Queen of Hearts. Along with some of Lewis Carroll’s much loved characters, Alice takes us on […]
 
Midlands Air Ambulance Donation
3rd May 2022
We made a donation this year to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. This was from money raised from the sale of Pickles, Chutneys and raffles we raised a total of £610 for this very worthy cause. Well Done Sheila.
 
Certificate of appreciation
23rd April 2022
It Was nice to receive a certificate of appreciation for St. Richards Hospice for our latest donation of £3000 from our performances of “Little Red Riding Hood” and other fundraising we did in the last year.
 
Tickets now on Sale for 2023 Pantomime
14th April 2022
Book your tickets now for our 2023 Pantomime “Alice in Wonderland” go to kaystheatregroup.co.uk tickets page Price is £13.50
 
New Dates Confirmed
19th October 2020
Little Red Riding Hood will now take place at the Swan Theatre Thursday 20th January to Sunday 30th January 2022
 
2021 Pantomime Postponed
4th October 2020
September 10th 2020 I can now confirm that due to the covid-19 current situation, the KTG Committee have formally agreed to postpone the 2021 Panto ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ until Feb 2022. This was a decision not taken lightly. Chairman: Phil Weston OBE
 
Mayor Visits our Rehearsals
25th January 2020
The Mayor enjoys sneak peek of panto set to raise funds for St Richards Hospice Tickets available direct from Worcester Live .https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?agency=WORL&organ_val=50629&event_val=190E&schedule=list
 
Get Your Tickets
25th December 2019
Please do not miss out on your tickets for this great show. Tickets are Selling fast click on this link to purchase tickets https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?agency=WORL&organ_val=50629&event_val=190E&schedule=list
 
Christmas Raffle
24th December 2019
Thank you to Sheila Foster and all you lovely people who helped raise £105 at our christmas raffle, This brings the total so far to £364, this will enable us to buy some item for St Richards, thank you all once again, Hope you all have a merry Christmas,
 
Robinson Crusoe Cast Agreed
4th June 2019
Robinson Crusoe: Matthew Heels Margarita Juicilita: Richard Hulbert : Nutty Nick: Pete CoxheadCaptain Seasalt: Jason BeardJuanita: Jennifer BrintonCut Throat: Sarah GilhoolySkull-Duggery: Judy HooperCross-Bones: Cath SkyrmeFriday: Helen LoweHocus Pocus: Anne OsborneMumbo Jumbo: Gail MoranCoral, The Spirit of the Seas: Claire HemingwayDavy Jones: Ray NeedhamPoll: Sally Smith Ladies and Gentlemen of the Chorus: Stuart SouthernBarnaby StruthersNel AlldridgeSharon […]
 
KTG NODA long service awards aplenty!
12th March 2019
100 members of Kays Theatre Group recently celebrated their 65th anniversary with an award ceremony and party held at Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club. At the party many of the members received long service awards from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association’s (NODA) Regional Representative, Bruce Wyatt.  Chairman, Sue Cassidy, welcomed the awards which demonstrated […]
 
Pat Milton celebrates 65 years!
12th March 2019
100 members of Kays Theatre Group recently celebrated their 65th anniversary with an award ceremony and party held at Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club. Pat Milton, the founder member received his 65-year award from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association’s (NODA) Regional Representative, Bruce Wyatt.  Pat, who joined Kays, the mail order company in the […]
 
Kays win NODA Best Panto Award
10th December 2018
At the Regional Awards Ceremony for Region 10 of the National Operatic and Dramatic Association, West Midlands Region, Kays Theatre Group was delighted to be awarded Best Pantomime 2017 for their production of Mother Goose. The award was presented by Ian Cox, Regional Councillor and Nick Lawrence, National President to Kays’ Joint President, Chris Cassidy […]
 
Kays Theatre Group Members meet the Mayor of Worcester
25th March 2018
Kays Theatre Group Members meet the Mayor of Worcester Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Steve MacKay and his wife Alison were guests of KTG at the Members Evening for Aladdin in January.  They thoroughly enjoyed the panto and were thrilled to meet the cast and members afterwards. Steve and Alison mentioned to our Joint President, Chris, […]
 
Kays Theatre Group Gift Bicycles to Acorns
25th May 2017
Members of Worcester’s favourite, Kays Panto, have visited Acorns Hospice to donate two bicycles which were used during their recent panto, Aladdin.  Kays have also pledged to support Acorns with a donation from the profits of the show together with the proceeds of front of house raffle during the run of the Aladdin. Cath Skyrme, […]
 
Supporting St. Richards Hospice
1st May 2017
Kays Theatre Group has raised a tremendous £3,500 for St Richard’s Hospice which cared for former member Jenny Hall-Dixon, who suffered with cancer. The group raised the money through performances of its pantomime Mother Goose earlier this year, bag packing at Tesco in St Peter’s, Worcester and donations from the Group’s general committee fund. Cath […]
 
Supporting the Ian Dymock Memorial Trust Fund
1st May 2017
Kays panto is renowned for supporting local charities and this year is no exception. As an additional charity, this year Kays backed The Ian Dymock Memorial Trust; a local charity supporting young people aged between 11 and 18 years of age, living or training within Worcestershire by awarding bursaries or grants to further their training […]
 
Supporting Sight Concern
1st May 2017
Kays panto is renowned for supporting local charities and this year is no exception. As an additional charity, this year Kays supported Sight Concern; a local charity supporting blind and partially sighted people to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Peter Baio played Squire Bransford in last January’s Kays Panto, Mother Goose. His wife, Elizabeth, is […]
 
Kay’s Wins Best Regional Pantomime
3rd July 2016
A talented duo from Kays Theatre Group are aiming for a hat trick after recently scooping their second award at the National Operatic and Dramatic Society’s regional awards. Rachel Sedgley and Paula Dymock were the production combo for the prize winning “Babes in the Wood”, which won Best Regional Pantomime and are shown here receiving […]
 
Get Involved with Mother Goose 2017
15th February 2016
Get Involved with Mother Goose 2017.   KTG is delighted to announce that our 2017 production will be Mother Goose. Rachel Sedgley and Paula Dymock are busy pulling together a production team, which this year will include Hattie Amos as Musical Director. Hattie joined us last year and took the title role of Bo Peep […]
 
Rehearsals are well underway for this season’s Kays’ Panto
18th January 2016
Little Bo Peep is set around the traditional nursery rhyme with all the features of a good old British panto. Barry North, who this year is cast as Mefisto the Magician, enjoys being part of the Kays’ team, and said “I’m delighted to be performing again at The Swan, with a few magic tricks and spells!” Supported by KTG regulars and enthusiastic chorus, the show also features the talents of Dance World cup gold medallists from the Harlequin Stage School.
 
Final Cast Announced for Little Bo Peep
3rd November 2015
Final Cast announced for Little Bo Peep The makings of another Kays Theatre Group Classic! Following final auditions, Kays Theatre Group are delighted to announce a complete cast list for Little Bo Peep, as follows: Principals Fanny Fairacre: Richard Hulbert Wally: Oliver Roberts Bo Peep: Hattie Amos Freddie Fairacre: Bridget Packer Lady Sneering: Sue Cassidy […]
 
Little Bo Peep Rehearsals have begun
21st September 2015
Little Bo Peep Rehearsals have begun… …and Little Bo Peep has started her quest to find her missing sheep Little Bo Peep is Kays Theatre Group 2016 pantomime – Showing 21st-31st January 2016 at the Swan Theatre Worcester. Harriet Amos, who plays the title role, said “I’m really looking forward to my first Kays Panto. […]
 
Little Bo Peep Rehearsal Schedule Update
9th September 2015
Little Bo Peep Rehearsal Schedule Kays Theatre Group 2015/2016 – Show 21st-31st January 2016 Rehearsals are on Sundays for principals and Thursdays for music until December where they become Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday. We have two weeks off over Christmas and New Year. The dates below are subject to change. DOWNLOAD THE REHEARSAL SCHEDULE Little Bo […]
 
The Kays Theatre Group Young Performers Bursary
7th September 2015
The Kays Theatre Group Young Performers bursary has recently been introduced for the benefit of young people to further their skills in the performing arts. For more information contact us, or if you want to have a copy of the application form emailed to your inbox, quickly fill in the form below: Request the Bursary Application […]
 
June Reeves Retires after Kays Theatre Group 50 years service
15th June 2015
June Reeves Retires after 50 Years June Reeves celebrated her retirement from Kays Theatre Group committee recently after 50 years service. June has been a vital part of Worcester’s popular Kays Panto almost from the beginning, not only on the committee, for many years as Chairman, but also during many pantos in the props corner. […]
 
Little Bo Peep Audition Results
7th May 2015
Little Bo Peep Audition Results The Committee wishes to thank everyone who took part in today’s auditions. Please find the results of the audition set out below. Principals Fanny Fairacre : Richard Hulbert Wally : Oliver Roberts Bo Peep : Hattie Amos Freddie : Lynsey Squair Lady Sneering : Sue Cassidy Mefisto the Magician : […]
 
St Modwen Homes development at Gregory’s Bank
13th January 2015
Cast members of this year’s Kays’ panto, Babes in the Wood, helped celebrate the opening of a further phase of the St Modwen Homes development at Gregory’s Bank recently, entertaining visitors to the opening of two show homes at the canalside site in Worcester. Robin Hood and Maid Marion, played by Oliver Roberts and Rebekah […]