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Amateur Stage is the UK's only national monthly magazine aimed at the amateur theatre community. Its website aims to bring that community online. By sharing information and keeping in touch its goal is to strengthen the community and take amateur theatre forward into the future. Amateur Stage Magazine
ArtEast is a free magazine whose focus is to showcase the best in arts and entertainment in the E17 and East London area. The magazine will be a genuine voice for E17 and East London artists and creative businesses. arteast magazine
Leytonstone Festival - Visit the Leytonstone Festival website for all the latest information regarding this years festival. Leytonstone Festival
Pantomusicals.co.uk - Visit the web page of ex-Woodhouse chairman Tim Saward to find out more about the team that brought you Dracula and Jekyll & Hyde. If your drama group would like to put on a gothic pantomine then this site will explain everything - and its all free! Free Panto Scripts from pantomusicals.co.uk
The Star of India restaurant - Our friends at the Star of India are conveniently located next door to the Welsh Church and with its excellent cuisine and newly refurbished and enlarged seating area, this fine restaurant is our no.1 choice for a wide range of meals. Find out more information, view recipes and read the menu by visiting their web site.
The Star of India
Barking MAD - Our friends at The Barking Music and Drama group have been producing shows since the 1970s and were originally known as the Barking Operatic Society. The group perform up to three shows each year in the centre of Barking and always welcome new members. Barking MAD
Terralec - Based in Rochford, Essex, Terralec have two websites related to the theatre industry, both amateur and professional. The stage lighting pages are part of a much larger website that provides an excellent range of audio and visual equipment to suit every need.
Secondly, the stage props site has an extensive range of theatrical props such as animals and birds, artificial food or selections of grass squares to name but a few.

Terralec sound and lights

Terralec Props for shows
Jasper Publishing - Providing scripts for the Stage, Japer Publishing have a wide range of scripts to meet all theatrical needs. Our own chairman and keen playwright, Stephen Balchin, has some of his plays listed here that had their first performance at Woodhouse.
Jasper Publishing
The Questors Theatre, Ealing - Since its foundation in 1929, The Questors has had a reputation for achieving the highest standards of any amateur theatre in the world. Situated in Ealing, West London, it offers its members a wide range of activities and social events, in addition to a season of around twenty shows a year, a variety of courses and workshops, and a regular programme of visiting companies. Questors
Parkside Players - Founded in 1960, the Parkside Players are a well established amateur drama group located in the Barking/Goodmayes area performing around five plays per year. Please visit their website for more information and details of their current productions. Parkside Players
CAOS - The College Amateur Operatic Society has been performing since 1939 and has been at its current location of the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford since 1995. All rehearsals take place at Waltham Forest College, the group's spiritual home. Further details can be found on their website. CAOS
Musical Talk - The UK's first independent musical theatre podcast, MusicalTalk is a factual and entertaining talk show discussing many aspects of musical theatre. The site features interviews with musical theatre professionals and cover a wide spectrum of topics related to musical theatre. Check out the Episode Player where Tim and Thos feature in the broadcasts - notably episode 18 - "Pantomime!" and episode 25 - "Playing Away" where Tim and Thos talk to musical supremo Jonathan Cohen and sing songs from Play Away. Musical Talk
thebestof.co.uk - For the best local businesses, local news, events and local information wherever you are, check out thebestof.co.uk or click on the logo to go straight to "the best of Waltham Forst" thebestof.co.uk Waltham Forst
AmateurDramatic - Tips and advice on all aspects of amateur dramatics including setting up, running and joining a group. Features a wide range of articles written by experts with more being added each month. amateurdramatic.co.uk
Tower Theatre Company - The Tower Theatre Company has been entertaining audiences for over 75 years. They are a unique operation; the only full-time non-professional company in Central London that since its formation has always played in public theatres. They stage up to 18 productions a year. Tower Theatre Company
The Drama Queen's Drawers - Set up by an ex-member of CADOS, this locally based site sells gifts and greetings cards for those involved in amateur theatre - both those who tread the boards and those who support from behind the scenes. The Drama Queens Drawers
Chapel End Savoy Players are a small friendly amateur dramatic society, based in North East London, specialising in the works of Gilbert and Sullivan. The Drama Queens Drawers
Amateur Theatre Directory - A free human edited web directory with listings of websites that may be of help to anyone involved in amdram. Amateur Theatre Directory
Ferndale Area Residents Association - A combined residents association and Neighbourhood Watch scheme, covering the Ferndale Road and surrounds in Leytonstone. FARA
Bushwood Area Residents Association ("BARA"), which was established in 1979, represents some 450 households, more than a third of all households in the area enclosed roughly by Bushwood, Lister Road, High Road Leytonstone and Bush Road. BARA

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