GRENDON DRAMA FESTIVAL

It’s week 2 of our playwriting workshops at HMP Grendon. Award winning playwright Simon Longman who worked with men form HMP Springhill to devise and perform their original play Broken Dreams at The Royal Court Theatre in London in 2017, is back this time next...

DRAMA CLUB

Following the success of the Christmas panto at HMP Springhill, Kestrel are now running a weekly Drama Club. Actor Jason York runs the sessions and every week he is joined by a specialist in their field. We have been really lucky to have Kiell Smith Bynoe running...

JACK A LAD IN THE BEANSTALK

Congratulations to all the cast and musicians for their amazing original pantomime Jack A lad in the Beanstalk. Great performances all round (Oh yes there were!) from the 11 strong cast and some unexpected new characters included a hilarious Bickering Beanstalk. This...

March – April 2018 – Storytelling with puppets

Funded by The Button Moon Trust this special project saw six men from HMP Grendon work with puppeteer Marcus Clarke to produce story DVDs. These were sent back home to their families to be used as bedtime stories. Read the testimonials here: