Events

As well as rehearsals and shows, Encore Theatre Company also host several social and fundraising events throughout the year. The majority of these events are open to friends and family of our members too.

Details of all our forthcoming events are included on this page. Keep checking back too as new events will be added throughout the year.

For any more information about any of our events please contact us on the details below or speak to one of our members.



Forthcoming Events...

28th October 2017 - Halloween Party

This year our annual Halloween party takes place at Ferrybridge Community Centre on Saturday 28th October from 6pm.

With a fancy dress competition, disco and of course Carol's Pie & Peas and Hot Dogs, this will be a night not to miss!

Tickets are priced at just £10 for adults and £5 for children with all money raised going to support your theatre company!

Admission can be paid on the night, but please sign up here so we can include you in the catering!

 

 

Previous Events...

8th August 2017 - Car Rally (Treasure Hunt)

Almost 60 people in 15 teams took part in our biggest ETC Car Rally yet in early August. Starting from the car park opposite Castleford Civic Centre the teams followed directions, spotting the answers to questions and finding listed items, before arriving at the Prince William Stonehouse pub in Castleford for pizzas and a quiz.

Congratulations to team 'The Wrong Direction' who won the rally for the second time in three years!

Thank you to Phil and Sarah for organising the event, and to everyone who took part, helping us raise almost £180. Thank you also to the Prince William Stonehouse Pub for their hospitality.

Click here for the full team list and answers!

17th June 2017 - Casino & Race Night

A week after our successful run of Jesus Christ Superstar our members and supporters got together at Ferrybridge Community Centre for a Casino Night. Once again, Andy Sheppard took charge of the racing, with John Whelpton and Louise Forster running the roulette wheel and poker table respectively.

Congratulations to our raffle and prize winners and thanks for supporting our fundraiser!

 

 

 

 


19th December 2016 - Carol Singing, Asda, Durkar, Wakefield

We had another successful fundraising evening at Asda, Durker this year. Thank you to our members who came to offer their support and of course to the public for supporting us so well. We beat last year's total by just over £100, raising £369.15!

17th September 2016 - Enchorus Concert

Our vocal group Enchorus performed at Ropewalk Methodist Church in Knottingley on Saturday 17th September, with a wide variety of music including several solos.

10th September 2016 - Normanton Gala

Thanks to everyone who came to support us at Normanton Gala this year. Events like these are important fundraisers for us.

18th August 2016 - Car Rally (Treasure Hunt)

Our annual car rally (treasure hunt) took place on 18th August, starting from the Smawthorne Pub in Castleford. Congratulations to 'Last Ones Out' who won the rally and following quiz.

Apart from the trophy, the winning team get to write the rally for next year, so keep an eye out for the date if you fancy a fun-filled evening!



2nd July 2016 - Rog Roast and Disco at the Magnet Pub, Castleford

In July we hosted a fundraising event at the Magnet Pub in Castleford. On this occasion it was a Hog Roast social with a disco, karaoke, competitions and an impromptu freestyle dance solo! Have a look at our blog for a write up describing the evening.

 

 

 



30th April 2016 - Wine & Cheese Evening

Our first Wine and Cheese Evening at Ferrybridge Community Centre was a great success, with an entertaining and informative introduction to a range of wines and accompanying cheeses by John Butterwick of Winetalks.

Thanks to Sarah Clarkson and Clare Heins for organising the event. Perhaps this will be the first Wine and Cheese evening of many?!

 




22nd December 2015 - Carol Singing, Asda, Durkar, Wakefield

We had a successful fundraising evening at Asda, Durker with all our carol singers wishing last minute shoppers a Merry Christmas with our traditional carols. This is always a highlight of the year and was well supported by our members, so thank you to everyone who joined us. We made a whopping £268.27!