Entries by Mark Reid

Have Honking Good Christmas

Feel-good fairy tales bring festive cheer Musical Theatre students at Stratford-upon-Avon College are thrilled to bring you this year’s Musical Theatre performance project – Honkerella. From Thursday 18 January to Friday 26 January, the students are presenting two musical productions – Honk! and Cinderella. The shows make up a perfect duo; although they have different […]

Lights Camera Action at RSC

RSC premier screening for student filmmaker. A young movie maker from Stratford-upon-Avon College was thrilled to have one of her films screened at an exclusive RSC Showcase event in London and she was even asked to present a speech to the guests. 19-year-old creative media student Izzy Wall, from Evesham, entered the RSC’s For The […]

College Welcomes Holocaust Survivor

Students at Stratford-upon-Avon College had the privilege of hearing testimony from Holocaust survivor Uri Winterstein. Uri visited the College to talk to the students about the reality of living through the Holocaust. His testimony provided a powerful reminder of the horrors so many experienced and was followed by a question and answer session which enabled […]

Hollywood Comes to Christmas

Stratford will be having a Holly Jolly Christmas. A Stratford-upon-Avon College lecturer will take to the stage in a Hollywood-themed Christmas show. Phil Watson-Smith, a lecturer of Dance and Musical Theatre at the College, is a member of theatre company The Theatre Collective – a group of eight professionals, all with a drama school or […]

A Masterclass Not For The Faint-Hearted

One of Britain’s youngest butchery owners has been passing on his expertise to budding caterers. He delivered a butchery masterclass to students at Stratford-upon-Avon College this week. Sebastian Lefeuvre, owner of Sebastian’s Butchery in Bidford-on-Avon, is passionate about inspiring a new generation to take up butchery, fearing that it is fast becoming a dying art. […]

Music Video Producer Focussed on Success

A former Creative Media student from Stratford-upon-Avon College is now working as a professional filmmaker and photographer with her very own thriving business, creating music videos and documenting live concerts. Michaela Trew, 20 from Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, who graduated in June this year, recently launched her own photography and videography company MJT Productions and it is […]

Holocaust Survivor Welcomed by College

Over 150 students from Stratford-upon-Avon College will shortly have the privilege of hearing testimony from Holocaust survivor Uri Winterstein. Uri’s visit to the College is being organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET)’s extensive all-year-round Outreach Programme, which is available to schools across the UK. His testimony will be followed by a question and answer […]

Stratford-upon-Avon College Announces Exciting Courses

Thanks to significant investment in Stratford-upon-Avon College, a range of new courses will launch September 2018. Over a dozen new courses will be launched across the College’s curriculum, significantly enhancing its 16 – 18 provision, as well as bolstering its under-graduate level and apprenticeship offering. College Principal and CEO Andrew Cropley commented “I’m delighted to […]

College Excellence Recognised at Apprentice Awards

Stratford-upon-Avon College will be well represented at this year’s Coventry & Warwickshire Apprentice of the Year Awards, with no less than four of its apprentices shortlisted and the College itself nominated for Training Provider of the Year. These include a chocolatier, commis chef, care home manager and a trainee chef. Commenting on the College’s own […]

Rotary Award College Teen with Same Award As The Mayor

A Uniformed Public Services student at Stratford-upon-Avon College has received a coveted reward for his commitment to community projects and charity work across the local area. Luca Buratti, 18 from Stratford-upon-Avon, is now an honorary member of the Rotary Club – a position shared with the Stratford-upon-Avon Mayor – in recognition of the magnificent work […]