Went to matinee performance today, Wonderful performance from everyone. Story of William and Maud was put acrosss brilliantly. Well done Tim and all at ETO and the members of Wolverhampton Community. On behalf of Tipton Library – we were pleased to have played a small part in this. For anyone interested we have a display […]Read More Excellent… Well done
Fantastic 7 hour rehearsal yesterday, with the orchestra, and other groups joining us adults… saw some scenes by other groups and I am starting to get a sense of how awesome this event is going to be. Still others that I’ve not seen yet, so I am really looking forward to the Dress Rehearsal to […]Read More Almost there!
last week the Express and Star visited Tipton Library to take photos of the Knitters and in particular Janine who has crotched poppies to be used in the production. She is the person behind fundraising for Royal British Legion having raised £600 last year through sale of her poppies. When Tim heard about about the […]Read More The power of the poppies
On the mornings of 24th and 25th February we had pupils from Uplands and East Park schools come to see the photos obtained by Derek Nicholls and hear from him about the raid and the tragic loss of life. they were then shown a short clip of the area in Wednesbury which they would visit […]Read More Schools visit to Tipton Library
On the 1st February 1916, a Zeppelin bombed the Black Country causing 34 deaths. This performance aims to shed some light on this not so well known event. Its contains the harrowing tale of William and Maud Fellows. Who coincidentally share the same surname and who died together on the canal. 200 local people of […]Read More zeppelin Dreams preface complete by Alex evans used 134
Well I have finally joined in with the blogging. What a fantastic opportunity to be involved in such a wonderful project. I do find it very moving. Especially the story of William and Maud Fellows. The adults had a great rehearsal last night and I think we just about nailed the Join Up song. It […]Read More Join Up! Join Up! Join Up! Join Up!
Tomorrow is the 31st January, and amidst all the work going on to recreate the world of the midlands a century ago, it’s easy to forget that this fresh young couple died that night. William Fellows, Maud Fellows, two Fellows, share the same name, two hearts aflame! TimRead More William and Maud
I really enjoyed last week’s performance only because I learnt something new. I enjoyed the bit were we put poppies on the floor and when we said the person’s name. I can’t wait till next week. Beth DyallRead More Zeppelin Dreams
Hello everyone! Thought it was about time I got on here and joined in the chat. Firstly I want to say how fantastic you all are and how much Tim and I are enjoying our time in Wolverhampton. You are quite possibly the nicest and most enthusiastic people I’ve ever worked with! Secondly… big news… […]Read More A small non-musical note…
Wow! Things seem to be really coming together now. Slightly frustrating that the group is smaller than it was at first, which means that as new people (thankfully) come in we are almost having to start again, but this has not dimmed our enthusiasm at all (and I know everyone will pick up what we […]Read More Adult Choir Rehearsal #4