We are Eden Valley Players, an amateur theatre company.
All welcome to join.
Welcome to EVP
Eden Valley Players (EVP) is made up of a a group of like minded individuals that love to act and perform. We started in Lazonby, Cumbria and as we grow, we aim to take our productions and events to more places around the Eden Valley and get as many people involved as possible.
We are a registered charity and are a member of NODA (National Operatic and Dramatic Association).
Crimes on Centre Court
📍 Lazonby Village Hall
📅 Fri 17th May 2024
📅 Sat 18th May 2024
🎟️ Adults : £ TBC
A cast of four performers play countless characters with quick-fire changes and quicker wits. Expect mirth, murder and mayhem, with a side of tennis.
🥛 Bar open 🍺
News & Updates
EVP placed runner-up in the Lakes and Dales Community Connect grant and received £2,000. See our Facebook post.
Our first ever EVP Juniors workshop was well received by parent and child alike. Starting with a 2 day workshop during October Half Term and ending with a performance of the short story our volunteers had created consisting of words and dance which the children performed.
The first Panto rehearsal of 2023 has been and gone. This was a really positive start to panto and we're looking forward to what the remainder will create.
No news to report! Preparations are underway for the Halloween Family Ball and Puss in Boots Panto 2023!
Our Music Festivals Revisited night in Kirkoswald had everyone on the dance floor! While the attendance was less than we were hoping for, the night was thoroughly enjoyed by those who attended.
After some great auditions and a lot of deliberation from the casting committee, we are pleased to announce the named cast of Puss in Boots! See this Facebook post for the announcement.
EVP have been shortlisted for the Lakes and Dales Community Connect grant and are guaranteed to receive at least £2,000 in grant money. The winner of the grant scheme will receive £5,000. To learn more about the scheme and how to cast your vote, click here!
Eden Valley Players performed Last of the Summer Wine to a near sell out on the Friday Night and a complete sell out on the Saturday Night. It was well received by audiences and reviews have been very positive!
We purchased 2 new wireless headset microphone systems to use alongside microphones we hire or borrow for shows, allowing us to amplify the voices of all our actors in Last of the Summer Wine.
Our AGM was well attended. T. Wright read the Chair report covering a very successful year for EVP, N. Johnson read the Treasurer's Report, and a new management committee was elected. See the full minutes.
The existing committee was re-elected with the exception of E. Whitehead who has stood down.
3 new committee members were elected: E. Watson, R. Hudleston and M. Anthony.
The new position of Vice Chair was filled by D. Smart.
R. Hudleston and M. Anthony are to be the Members Floor Representatives.
Our ticket sales have moved online using TicketSource! This is an exciting enhancement to the ticket buying experience, making it easier for you to buy tickets and easier for us to manage.
We have been successful in applying to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation which will help us in fulfilling our vision of expanding to visit more places in the Eden Valley.