THE RETURN OF THE TILBURY CARNIVAL IS A SUCCESS FOR COMMUNITY A DAY of celebration was held in Tilbury at the weekend (Saturday 20 July) as the Tilbury Carnival returned for the local community. The celebrations and family fun began with a parade of more than 400 people started by Chairman of the Tilbury on […]
ALI Pretty and walkers on the T100 walking festival crossed the River Thames from Essex to Kent on Monday 15th July with some help from the Thames Estuary Yacht Club.
Outdoor arts organisation Kinetika, based in Purfleet.
TALENTED young designer Mahdi Hassan from Lansbury Lawrence Primary School in Poplar, East London is the winner of the Royal Opera House Design and Make Competition for Primary Schools.
1-7 June is National Volunteers’ Week and the Royal Opera House is lucky enough to have some very dedicated volunteers.
AS part of the Royal Opera House’s innovative scheme to provide apprenticeships across its backstage departments, two apprenticeships are now on offer in Thurrock at High House Production Park.
KINETIKA, the Purfleet-based internationally renowned arts organisation, is working in partnership with the Tilbury on the Thames Trust to create special silk flags for the Tilbury Carnival which is set to be revived this summer.
ARTISTS from Kinetika, the internationally renowned outdoor arts company based at High House Production Park in Purfleet, are heading west along the estuary to run a mini series of workshops at new creative studio Create98 in Leigh-on-Sea.
STUDENTS and staff from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools gathered together at the High House Production Park in Purfleet on Thursday 24 January to plan a carnival.
KINETIKA, the renowned international outdoor arts company, has been commissioned by the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir to create ten bespoke batik silk scrolls for International Women’s Day.
A NEW exhibition entitled A Stitch in Time will showcase the activities of the Royal Opera House in Thurrock and the work of the textile group Kite Spirit. The free exhibition will be on display at the Thameside Complex from Thursday 3 January until the beginning of February.
THE Royal Opera House is delighted that Thurrock Music Services, based at the High House Production Park in Purfleet, is a partner on the ROH Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Since September, Thurrock Music Services has been giving children across Thurrock even more opportunities to experience singing by running gospel music workshops in schools as part […]
ON Sunday 18 November, the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus performed in the Paul Hamlyn Hall at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The Chorus was there to take part in the Month of Sundays Festival.
EARLY Years students at Warren Primary School were transported to the colourful world of Caribbean culture when story teller Olusola Oyeleye, from Kent based Lyrici Arts, visited the school to share traditional tales as part of the school’s Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Olusola led a work shop for 40 nursery pupils, telling tales […]
ROYAL Opera House dance practitioners welcomed 55 teachers from 31 schools across the East region to the High House Production Park in Thurrock for a dance INSET day.
STUDENTS at Ormiston Park Academy got lessons in comedy and characterisation over three days when artists from Thurrock-based theatre troupe The Complete Commedia Company visited the school.
ROYAL Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools were treated to a visual and musical feast of passion, hope and remembrance on Friday 21 September when they saw the New English Ballet Theatre in performance at the Thameside Theatre in Grays.
Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus adds its voice to help get everyone in on the act Members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus travelled to Covent Garden on Thursday 20 September to help celebrate as the Royal Opera House opened the doors to its transformed new home after an extensive three year […]
THE Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus is recruiting once again. A free taster sessions will run on Monday 24 September at Palmer’s College, Grays. Are you known for your love of singing? Have you always wondered if you have a hidden singing talent? Perhaps you would like to develop your voice. Singers of any […]
THE thrilling ballet Mayerling will be broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London’s world-famous Covent Garden to UK cinemas on Monday 15 October 2018.
A special exhibition celebrating Bengali culture and the annual Durga Puja festivities in West Bengal, has opened at the National Theatre, Riverside Walkway, Southbank, as part of the Totally Thames Festival 2018.
THE Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus is recruiting once again. Two free taster sessions will run on Monday 10 and Monday 24 September at Palmer’s College, Grays.
FOUR apprentices based at the High House Production Park graduated from their Royal Opera House Apprentice Scheme in July. Over the past two or three years the apprentices have completed vocational training in backstage theatre posts ranging from metalwork to lighting and carpentry to wigs and make-up.
TILBURY was in a party mood on Saturday 21 July when carnival dancers led the Tilbury Docker puppet to the Tilbury Cruise Terminal for dancing, singing and a community feast.
HIGH House Production Park, Purfleet was the setting for a carnival parade on Friday 13 July as 70 students from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer and surrounding schools gathered together with Kinetika artists to begin work on the Kitchen Table carnival project which will lead to a joint carnival in Tilbury in 2019.