Last week the Drama Department had a wonderful week at the 116th Mid-Somerset Festival of Music, Speech, Drama and Creative Writing. The annual festival, held in Bath, features classes for a myriad of acting skills: from verse speaking, Shakespeare, mime and even memorised Dickens’ prose! In total thirty-nine girls across Years 7 – 13 took part in forty-six classes.
Westonbirt enjoyed a hugely successful week with twenty-four girls receiving either 1st, 2nd or 3rd in their classes. Special mention goes to Lily, Daisy, Abigail, Gemma, Natasha, Mishael, Imogen and Emma who placed first in their respective classes.
Mr English was extremely proud of every girl who took part in the festival:
“Our girls work was of a consistently high standard and they supported each other generously. Special praise to all those who achieved placings but, as the adjudicators said, everyone who had the confidence to take part and enjoy the experience was a winner.”