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Youth Theatre Summer Camps 2024

Join us for an unforgettable summer at our youth theatre summer camps!

Junior Camp – 22nd – 26th July 2024
The perfect summer activity for your children to meet new friends and learn new skills that will see them grow in confidence and happiness each day! The daily workshops in music, drama and dance will culminate with a showcase for family and friends on the final Friday based around the popular and timeless tale of Aladdin!

Senior Camp – 12th – 16th August 2024

Nothing says teenage summer holidays more than the brilliant movie Grease – this is an excellent opportunity for young people to take part in a week long drama, dance and music summer camp culminating in a showcase based on the hit musical!

23rd August 2024

All Growed Up, follows Northern Ireland writer Tony Macaulay’s internationally acclaimed memoirs Paperboy and Breadboy, as the third in the series. It tells Tony’s story as he leaves the Shankill for life as a student in Coleraine, where he discovers true love, socialism and screen tests. Touching, funny and nostalgic, All Growed Up will delight Tony’s many fans. It’s the book in which the retired paperboy finally grows up.

It’s Belfast, 1982, and a seventeen-year-old boy wearing Hai Karate aftershave has an appointment with destiny. He is a real man now, so he is, and shaving twice a week. To follow his successful career as a breadboy, he aims to go where few people from the upper Shankill have boldly gone before: to University.

An exclusive screening of this summer’s performance at the Lyric Theatre Belfast, with a Q&A with the author Tony Macaulay afterwards.

24th August 2024

What happens when you mix the brilliant wit of Noel Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie?

Set during a weekend in an English country manor in 1932, Death by Design is a delightful and mysterious “mash-up” of two of the greatest English writers of all time.

Edward Bennett, a playwright, and his wife, Sorel Bennett, an actress, flee London and head to Cookham after a disastrous opening night. But various guests arrive unexpectedly – a conservative politician, a fiery socialist, a nearsighted ingenue, a zany modern dancer – each with a long-held secret. When one of the guests is murdered, it’s left to Bridgit, the feisty Irish maid with a macabre interest in homicide, to solve the crime.

Death by design is more than homage – it’s a new classic.

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Michael Anderson