See live theatre in the making in New Mills

If YOU go down to High Lea Park, you’re in for a champion surprise!

Little GIANTS theatre are presenting a special pre-Olympics theatre event for children in collaboration with High Peak Community Arts.

Rehearsals for the Buxton Festival Fringe production “Going for Gold” will be taking place in the New Mills park, in an open-sided ‘Yurt’ tent, from 10am–5pm on Friday June 22, Saturday June 23, Sunday June 24, Wednesday July 4, Thursday July 5 and Friday July 6.

Nine professional actors will be creating animal characters in preparation for the forthcoming Fringe show, which is aimed at children aged three-plus.

And they are inviting youngsters and their parents to go along to the rehearsals in New Mills to see live theatre in the making. There is no need to book.

Going for Gold is the inspirational story of Derek the Sheepdog’s dream of winning the ‘Derbyshire Dales Olympics’.

For further information, call 01663 740993.