Becoming a licensed chaperone
May21

Becoming a licensed chaperone

When kids take part in a performance, whether they’re starring in a Hollywood film or taking part in their dance school’s annual show, they need a chaperone. Until fairly recently, for the local dance shows, it was fine for chaperones to be parents. Some of them would probably have DBS from their work or other volunteering responsibilities and some of them wouldn’t. The ones without DBS wouldn’t take the kids...

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What it’s like backstage at the panto – by my daughter
Jan16

What it’s like backstage at the panto – by my daughter

Sadly, the panto is over for another year. But I wanted to share my daughter’s memories of what it’s like backstage at the panto… We usually do two performances a day and the times vary, depending on if it’s a schools’ performance or a normal performance. We have to get to the theatre an hour before the first performance. On a schools’ performance day, the first show is at 10, so we have to get...

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