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News Release – Breakthrough Arts Council Project Grant for ‘Drama in the Forests’ 2024

‘Summer Drama in the Forest 2023’ Photo taken by Jamie Ricketts for the Shropshire Star. Moonstruck Astronaut Community Theatre Company has been given £35,943 funding by Arts Council England to hold Drama in the Forest workshops in 2024.  These innovative workshops bring children and young people together to build confidence, life skills, and an appreciation […]

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News Release – Theatre Company celebrates 6th birthday!

Moonstruck Astronaut community theatre company members, photo taken on the 14th December at our 6th birthday party at the Hub Newport Thanks to Waitrose and the Annabelle Lady Boughey charity, the theatre company hosted a heart-warming 6th birthday party at the Hub Newport on the 14th December.  Waitrose provided £50 worth of party food and

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News Release – Arts Council England grant

PRESTIGIOUS ARTS COUNCIL GRANT ENABLES NEWPORT YOUTH THEATRE TO STAGE PREMIERE OF SHROPSHIRE FOLKTALE! In September 2022, Hannah de Quincey, Artistic Director of Moonstruck Astronaut community theatre company based in Newport, Shropshire, was awarded a ‘Developing Your Creative Practice’ grant by Arts Council England. Of the 1,349 eligible applications in her round, only 379 people

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News Release – People’s Postcode Trust grant

LOCAL COMMUNITY THEATRE COMPANY AWARDED 10K GRANT TO ENABLE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS! Moonstruck Astronaut community theatre company has been awarded a 10K grant raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support staffing for their outdoor cross-arts workshops that run in the Easter and Summer holidays at Wrekin Forest School. The funding was

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