This summer season, the Torch Theatre invites you to get involved and to get creative. With acting, choral singing and creative writing all on offer, the Torch has something for everyone.

This summer the Torch Youth Theatre’s production is Wind in the Willows, at the end of July with a cast of 40 young people aged 7 to 18 taking on this brilliant show. There are no auditions required to join Torch Youth Theatre, and all members can be part of this amazing production. With four age-appropriate groups meeting across the week, go along to any session. See the website or ’phone for the price.

The Youth Theatre Summer School, with activities for all, is also ready to roll. Amazing Adventurers for Year 3 to Year 6 (ages 7 -11) runs from Monday to Friday, August 5 to 9 with daily sessions 10am-3pm. The sessions will see the children working together, being very creative, learning about the theatre and making new friends. For older young people in Year 7 to Year 13 (ages 11 – 18), Loud and Clear will run from Monday to Friday, August 12 to 16 with daily sessions 10am-4pm. Fees apply for Amazing Adventurers and Loud and Clear.

The Torch Theatre has not forgotten adults: Thursday nights are for Torch Voices. Join Angharad Sanders for 90 minutes of joyous singing that’s sure to make you feel fantastic! No experience is necessary, and you get to choose the songs you sing. Open to everyone aged 18+. The termly fee is £50.

Torch’s incredibly popular Creative Writing sessions started on May 9 and will continue fortnightly. This is where the professional team introduces you to the techniques that go into creating work for the stage.

The Torch’s weekly Adult Summer School - for all skill levels - runs from August 8 to 31.

Torch Theatre knows that cost can be a barrier; staff members are always happy to discuss ways to make paying the fees easier.

To book your place, call 01646 695267 or visit