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Musical ending

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31 August 2012

ONE of the many children's summer-holiday clubs held in churches this year was the summer musical workshop, held, for the third time, at St Paul's, Colwyn Bay, St Asaph diocese. Nearly 50 children, aged between seven and 15, spent a week rehearsing and producing the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It followed performances in previous years of Jonah-Man Jazz, and Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo.

The musical was directed by the director of music at St Paul's, Bryn Heywood, and the dancing was choreographed by 13-year-old Chloe Jones. The children who did not want to be involved in the singing were able to take part in arts and crafts connected with the performance.

The Associate Priest, the Revd Ginny Burton, says that everyone who helped to organise the event, "regardless of age or ability, was given the opportunity to be involved, choosing to be either on stage or working on scenery or costumes". The final performance was in the church on 10 August.

"We had a wonderful week," Mrs Burton says. "The youngsters all worked so hard. It was an amazing achievement, especially on the part of Bryn and Chloe to teach the musical in five days, but it was down to the hard work of the kids, and the fact that they enjoyed themselves so much."

 

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