In 2009 the Bonfire
Committee decided to branch out and produce its first
After all of the past bonfires 'Cinders' seemed the
(...did you see what we did there)!
The event was a good source of community camaraderie
and huge success with all four performances selling
out and the 'Welshampton Independent Express Telegraph
on Sunday' giving it 6 out of 5 rating!
This was followed in 2010 with 'Goldilocks and the
Three Bears'. More singing, music, general
theatrical silliness, a talking wheel barrow and of
2012 introduced the first of our departures from the
well worn panto format with "All Fired Up!" An all
(well mostly) original scrip written and directed by
members of the committee about a little known visit to
the village by dragons!
2013 we were "resting" but 2014 saw us return with
"Pirates Ahoy". An all star cast brought us the story
of Moscow island, monster pike and pirates. The show
included a real pirate ship!
2015 Saw a return to our story of how the railway came
to Welshampton that featured in the 2006 bonfire.
In 2016 we traveled in time! and in 2017 a touch of
the Wild West came to our little village with "Fools
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