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Culford’s Annual Arts Presentation Dinner 2017

Published Friday 12th of May 2017 09:33:36 AM

On Saturday 29 April artists, musicians and performing arts pupils, along with their teachers, celebrated and recognised the talents of all those involved with the creative arts at Culford’s 9th annual Arts Presentation Dinner. The evening began with a drinks reception, followed by dinner in the Centenary Hall. Speeches were given by the Head of Art and Directors of Music and Drama, followed by the presentation of awards and dancing to a live band. Emily Hope (U5) also sang a beautiful rendition of Turning Tables by Adele. Awards were given to: Art Harriet Kirby Smith (U6) Hannah Brecknell (L6) Julia D’Lima (U5) Music Josh Cope (U5) Emily Harris (L6) Anna Sutton (U6) Drama, Dance and Technical Crew Tash Desmond (U6) Tristan Long (L6) Hadley Butler (U5) Joint Award for exceptional contribution to Music and Drama (U5) Henry Jackson- Wells and (U5) Emily Hope Forthcoming events include two devised pieces based on The Falling Man which is a piece of reportage by the American journalist Tom Junod. The Lower Fifth have been creating a devised piece of theatre using the iconic image of the falling man as stimuli and creating two physical theatre pieces which are being performed in June.It has been another busy and exciting year for all involved in the creative and performing arts at Culford with a wide range of musical events. These included an exceptional performance of Great Expectations and an equally exceptional musical in the Spring Term of We will Rock You. In addition, pupils have been preparing for exams in all three subjects. Also, we have a contemporary dance showcase at the end of June, featuring the work of the pupils who take private lessons. They will showcase their solo and duet work, which is based on a series of themes such as brotherhood, conflict, and unification. On Speech Day, Saturday 29 May, the U5 GCSE art and design pupils will celebrate their work in the Pringle Centre. At the end of June, A level Art and Design Technology pupils celebrate their achievement with a Private Viewing. Culford’s musicians are entertaining Old Culfordian’s at the Tea for Two event in Old Hall and will feature in the afternoon Speech Day Concert this term. Our busy pupils will also be performing at both Opera in the Park on Saturday 17 June (www.culford.co.uk/opera) and Roots in the Park on Sunday 18 June (www.culford.co.uk/roots). Tickets for both events are still available on the website. For more information on any of the events mentioned above, please contact the Marketing department on 01284 385315.
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