Social Events

Christmas Party  

Our annual festive shindig will take place this year on Friday December 8th from 7.30pm at Hartford Village Hall. We have a licensed bar, a disco AND – it’s completely free of charge. All we ask is that you bring your lovely selves & some party food to nibble on. Partners, friends & family are all very welcome & eating, drinking, dancing & being merry are all heartily encouraged.


A rainy afternoon at Shakespeare’s Globe!

We love a good night (or day) out! That’s the thing about Huntingdon Drama Club – it’s not just about the Drama, but about the Club. We’re a really social bunch, and love a good night out! Sometimes it’s great conversation over a meal at a local restaurant, other times it’s a trip to the West End to watch a professional production, and occasionally it’s a BBQ at a committee members house (they’re nice like that!)

And the best thing about our social events – you don’t have to be a member! If you’re thinking of joining the club, are interested to know more about being ‘on stage’ or ‘backstage’ or have always fancied trying your hand at hair and make-up, our social nights are a great place to get meet others in the club in an informal and friendly environment.

We’ll look forward to seeing you at one of our social events soon!


Not yet a member, but would like to join us? We’d love to see you there! Click over to our Join Now page, where you’ll find all of the information you’ll need to join, as well as a list of all of the members benefits, including £2 discount for all HDC Productions!


What’s done is done (Recent Events)

Acting Workshop with David Hall – Sunday October 22 2017

A big group of us enjoyed & fun and energetic workshop with professional actor David Hall. David took us through work on voice production, breath control & relaxation before moving on to more physical work, looking at archetypal characters and states of tension. Everyone came away with lots of new tricks under their belts for improving performance!


Limehouse – Performance & Workshop Saturday April 8 2017

A group of us visited the Donmar Warehouse to see the new political play ‘Limehouse’ which dramatized the events leading to the formation of the SDP in 1981. This was preceeded by an Open Workshop during which we learned about the techniques used during the rehearsal process for this production.

 

 


Christmas Party – Saturday, December 10 2016

A fabulous four course festive meal at the Dolphin Hotel was followed by dancing into the wee hours at our Christmas Party – always a highlight of the social calendar!

 

 


‘Stepping Out’ Cambridge Arts Theatre – Saturday 5 November 2016 

Prior to a West End run, this revival of Richard Harris’s dance class comedy came to Cambridge on tour, with a cast led by Amanda Holden & Tamsin Outhwaite. We left this fantastic production with feet tapping & jaws aching from laughing!

 

 

 

 


Improv Workshop Mischief Theatre Company – Sunday 2 October 2016

Mischief Theatre Company are the brains behind the comedy phenomenon ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ & recently had 3 shows running simultaneously in London’s West End, as well as a Broadway transfer. Cast member Harry Kershaw (who also appeared in Bond movie ‘Skyfall’!) gave us a highly entertaining crash course in improvisation. A real highlight for us in 2016.

 

 

 


Ephesus Bistro, Market Square, Huntingdon – Friday 1 July 2016Hill Ephesus

The last stop on our popular world tour of restaurants in Huntingdon. 16 Members and non-members joined us at this very popular restaurant, for what turned out to be a fantastic night of good fun, good company and good food!

 


Trip to Kew Palace & Gardens – Saturday April 2 2016 

Cast members from The Madness of George III visited the Palace & Gardens at Kew – a one-time residence of King George III and his wife Queen Charlotte. It was a fascinating insight into the historical context of the play & a wonderful opportunity to walk in the King’s footsteps!

 


Christmas Party Dinner & Dance – 12 December 2015IMG_4379

A fabulous night had by all at the Marriott Hotel in Huntingdon. Delicious dinner followed by lots of dancing!

 

 

 


The NT production of Our Country's Good
The NT production of Our Country’s Good

‘Our Country’s Good’ – 17 October 2015

Read the blog post on our fabulous day out at the National Theatre!

 

 

 

 


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