The Players organise
fund-raising social events during the year – always for a
As well as Safari Suppers, Quiz Nights, etc, when the time permits,
the Players organise a revue, with food, drink and entertainment.
have seen a wartime cabaret entitled "Bombs, Blitz
and Blackout!" and the village hall transformed to a Victorian
Music Hall for “The Good Old Days”.
“ Bombs” was
a wonderful evening of food, drink, entertainment and dancing – all
1940's style. The Hall was decorated with all manner of wartime
paraphernalia, which created a marvellous atmosphere. Guests
arrived in period gear and the hall was filled with land
girls, factory workers, soldiers, sailors, spivs, evacuees
and French tarts! The cabaret featured Joyce Grenfell, Stanley
Holloway, the Andrews Sisters, the Crazy Gang and a sing-song
of the old favourites of the time, led by the Milton Abbot
For “The Good Old Days” a sell-out audience were treated
to a recreation of the bawdy music-halls of the turn of the twentieth
century. There was music, comedy and melodrama of the time, all zealously
accompanied by the Milton Abbot Concert Orchestra.
social events will be advertised under “Future
Events and Productions”. The emphasis is always on having fun – so
some along and enjoy yourselves – better still get