This year's production of Cinderella, directed by our very own Amy Parish, was a roaring success raising at least £4, 600 for the school. This is an incredible amount of money to raise and is not only the result of four performances over three days, it is also due to the dedication of our wonderful PTA who sell food drinks and other delights to our annual loyal audiences.
Amy Parish said, "I really, really enjoyed directing it and I was so proud of what the actors achieved. It was lovely to have members from the staff, parents and from the church. They gave so much of their time. It was a great experience with lots of laughs and fun!".
This was the 43rd panto in Willows panto history. The original script was crafted by the talented Peter Butler who was headteacher before Janis Macbride. He made the Willows panto not just a special tradition, but a wonder to behold. We are very honoured that he continues to attend the pantomime and as a staff we always sit on the edge of our seats, hoping that he will be pleased with what he sees!
Performances by parents, school staff and Holy Trinity staff were stunning. We had six new parents who joined the panto this year, approaching the challenge with enthusiasm and zeal. Regular Willows panto audiences always look out for stars from the past years and they were thrilled to see many familiar faces, albeit difficult to recognise behind the makeup!
As a school we are so, so grateful for all the hard work, dedication and positivity that all those in the pantomime bring to our school. So a big thank you to everyone who took part. Well done!