Razed Roof

Charity No 1128337

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Tickets now on sale at Harlow Playhouse for our next production 'InForm2020'. An interesting and fun show: telling stories of the history and development of Harlow New Town, linked to some of Harlow's iconic civic sculptures.

Razed Roof will be performing for the Harlow Holocaust Memorial Ceremony starting at 5pm on Sunday 26th January in the Harlow Council Chamber of the Civic Centre: CM20 1WG.

Tickets now on sale at Harlow Playhouse for our 2019 production: 'Desmond, the One-Eyed Hedgehog': Thursday 9th May @2pm + 7.30pm

We have received Arts Council Lottery funding to collaborate Suzy Graham-Adriani- our playwright for the new production. 

Razed Roof Carol Singing in the Harvey Centre, Harlow on 1st December and in the Harlow Water Gardens on 13th December 2018 

Will be working with puppet-maker Billie Achilleos and hoping to use some recycled materials.

Received funding from Essex Community Foundation towards 'Making Workshops'

Performing at the Essex University symposium at Lakeside, Colchester Campus 5th July'18

Private performance for the Countess of Wessex and Lord Lieutenant of Essex, plus other supporters and friends at Harlow Playhouse 26th June'18 

Thurs.10th May: our new production 'Trisomy21' @ Harlow Playhouse 2pm+7.30pm.

Exciting: workshop + watch a performance with Access All Areas in Shoreditch Town Hall in March

Versatile RRoofers.....will be doing a Painting Skills Day with Gravelly Barn, Braughing in February 2018

Razed Roof to do a Holocaust Memorial performance: Sunday 28th January 2018

 Razed Roof hits Harlow with Carol Singing: in the Harvey Centre and outside ASDA in the Water Gardens

Razed Roof's 2018 Calendars now on sale....great Xmas gifts!

Running a workshop for Essex University Drama students in Southend.

October Celebrations: a 'Swanky Do' to mark 25 years of Inclusive Practice and a presentation event to receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Services.

Razed Roof's  show 'Unfolding' will be at Harlow Playhouse on Thursday 11th May 2pm & 7.30pm. Do book your tickets and join us for a very special production to mark Harlow70.

We have dedicated this show to our  trustee and dear friend: Jan Pearson who died on 27th January 2017

Razed Roof has been invited to run a workshop in June for graduate students at Essex University

'Health Strength: the Health Lottery' has funded our work to develop creative workshops  and to work on our community production in collaboration with the Gibberd Garden Trust

Teams from Razed Roof have been delivering Creative Workshops and Anti-Bullying Workshops: funded by Children in Need.

Razed Roof is privileged to have been nominated for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Services: this recognition is wonderful. Thank you to those people who nominated us!

Delighted to announce: Razed Roof will be developing a production 'UNFOLDING'.....

               inspired by Harlow's beautiful Gibberd Gardens, it will be performed both in the Gibberd Gardens and at Harlow Playhouse

Razed Roof AGM on Thursday 29th September, 6pm at 'Cork and Skewer' Harlow town centre, CM20 1HP

 YAY! Wonderful news! Heard from The People's Health Trust  that  Razed Roof will receive a grant from      *'Health Strength through The Health Lottery' *

Razed Roof is having a Bhangra/Bollywood workshop on 7th July 2016

Razed Roof is appearing at  the Harlow Arts Council 'Art of the Garden Party' on Sunday 3rd July 2016

Cineworld is screening the Razed Roof DVD of 'Brave New Food' for us on 30th June 2016

The company will perform an excerpt of their work at  the Jack Petchey Foundation Arts Awards  on 15th June.

We will be attending the relaxed matinee performance of 'Matilda' in London on Sunday 12th June.

Razed Roof gave 2 successful performances of 'Brave New  Food' at Harlow Playhouse on 12th May'16

    Razed Roof is planning to create community workshops to encourage Healthy Living and to support their 2016 production                                    

Razed Roof performed their Christmas show to a many of our supporters from the community. Thanks to Jack Petchey Foundation funding!

                  Razed Roof worked with Creative Minds East to plan and present an exciting conference. See link for details and booking!  http://www.creativemindsproject.org.uk/events/creative-minds-east/

     Absolutely delighted: 2nd Oct. Razed Roof went to City Hall, London to receive a Jack Petchey Foundation Crystal Award

Razed Roof performing with 'Funny Peculiar' at Harlow Playhouse on 24th September @ 12.30pm

                   The Razed Roof AGM is being held on Thursday 17th September, at 6pm at the Hare pub, Harlow.  CM19 4AS.

Razed Roof is proud to be part of the Creative Minds East team, working to present the
Creative Minds East conference
on Wednesday 28th October at the stylish Jerwood Dance House, Ipswich. IP4 1DW

Razed Roof is excited to be running the BEAMS drama summer project in conjunction with ACCURO
from Monday 17th to Thursday 20th August

Please join us at our Heritage Lottery funded grand event on Thursday 9th July 10am to 3pm

      'Looking Back 100 Years' at Science Alive/Time Machine, Harlow LeisureZone, Second Ave, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3DT . We are being funded by Heritage Lottery Fund

                       Razed Roof representatives are presenting at ECC SEND Conference @ Hylands House on Wednesday 8th July 2015. We are on at 12.30pm

Saturday 4th July 2015: There willl be an afternoon performance at Gravelly Barn, Braughing SG11 2RD

funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

Come and see the Gravelly Barn Artists exhibition and  then watch Razed Roof performing excerpts from our Lusitania production in the garden.

Thursday 25th June 2015: there will be a performance of 'Lusitania: The Floating Palace' at Sheredes School during afternoon,
We are being funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.

Delighted one of  Razed Roof's most dedicated supporters, Jan Pearson,
has been awarded the Jack Petchey Leader's Award 2015

Congratulations to our Jack Petchey Award winners: Spring term: Joe Parmenter + Summer term: Jack Eveleigh

Join us at 'A Time to Remember' on Monday 20th April at 2pm-4pm or at 6.30pm - 8.30pm at the Gibberd Gallery, at Harlow Civic Centre to hear about our production, based on the sinking of the Lusitania 100 years ago; and to share your own family stories from 1915. Tea and cake will be served.
We are being funded by Heritage Lottery Fund

Tickets on sale at Harlow Playhouse for 'Lusitania: The Floating Palace'. Box office: 01279 431945
Matinee £9 and  Evening £14/£12 conc.
We are being funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and the Arts Council

Thanks to the Woodroffe Benton Foundation for the very generous donation of £1,300 to Razed Roof !

Razed Roof has been supported by Dan Judd and his team from Tesco to raise £565
Thanks to members of the public, who joined 'On the Bike' in the Harvey Centre, and donated generously .

Razed Roof has chosen Luke Rose
for our Autumn Term Jack Petchey Achiever's  Award: congratulations !

'Lusitania: The Floating Palace'
Work is starting on our next production: a WW1 Centenary commemoration piece
 based on the sinking of the Lusitania.
It will be performed at Harlow Playhouse: Thursday 7th May 2015.
Poignantly, the matinee show will go up 100 years to the day, and within minutes of the time the ship went down.

Razed Roof has received funds from the Harlow Recreation Trust

to run a series of skills sessions
for young people.

Razed Roof AGM at The Hare Pub, CM19 4AS, Thursday 2nd October at 6pm to 7pm.
Please join us.

Our adapted. open-air performance of 'Flood' was by the sea wall
on Sunday 21st September 2014. Free performances at 2pm + 3.30pm were successfully performed
alongside the Jaywick Martello Tower,
The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex. CO15 2LF


Wednesday 17th September 2014: 'An Evening to Remember: Jaywick' .
Delicious cake and tea  was available for
residents of Clacton and Jaywick who came and shared their memories and stories
with members of Razed Roof and National Theatre playwright Judith Johnson.

We also talk about our play 'Flood' : about  the Big Flood of 1953
which severely affected people in Jaywick.

                                    5pm to 7pm @ Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick, Essex. CO15 2LF

Delighted to receive funding from Arts Council England
to work with NT playwright Judith Johnson to write our next production.

A very big 'thank you' to Neil Smith of Hampden Agencies
who has given a generous donation of £2,000 to Razed Roof.

The Razed Roof sponsored Fun Walk on Sunday morning 29th June at the Mark Hall Sports Centre
has raised over £400 for our charity. Many thanks to all who participated and contributed!
Some photos are on Facebook.

Razed Roof performing at the Jack Petchey Awards evening:
Thursday 26th June at Harlow Playhouse.... then
cheering on our Achievers: Steph Wright, Libby Barrow , Sam Tabib and Sally Coleman.....
and our Leader's Award Winner: the wonderful Jayne Page

We will be celebrating Razed Roof's 10th Anniversary at our BIG 'O' Party on 21st June YAY!

Very, very proud of Shannon and her team: Kathy, Claudia, Sam and Steph!
Together, they entered the Jack Petchey Face the Challenge 'Dragons Den'
and have gained funding to develop our work on Climate Change and Love Our Planet
through our show 'Flood''.

Razed Roof will be touring their production of 'Flood' to The Jerwood Dance House in Ipswich
on Thursday 12th June and to Thameside Theatre Grays on 19th June.

The three days TABS workshops in Easter holiday: funded by Harlow Recreation Trust.

YAY! Razed Roof is to receive £5,000 funding
from ECDP: 'Diversity Hub'
to tour 'Flood'.

Many thanks to Bishop's Stortford Football Club's FA Community Shield for
their generous donation of £1,000.
Margaret Lines kindly collected the cheque on Razed Roof's behalf at a pre-game presentation.

      Razed Roof is delighted to announce that Tony Edwards is our new Chair of Trustees; Hannah Watson is our Vice Chair. Hooray!

Razed Roof QUIZ NIGHT on Friday 28th March raised £801.80.
Thanks to everyone who supported this fun evening.

Razed Roof is planning a brilliant Technical Workshop for the group
with The Back Stage Centre, Royal Opera House Production Park
for June 2014
in memory of our highly-valued Chair of Trustees: Professor Peter Lines

We are starting research and development work on our script 'Flood' (see projects).Our exciting new production is 2pm and 7.45pm on Thursday 1st May 2014. Tickets are now on sale.                  Playhouse  Box Office: 01279 431945


           Our project,Taking Arts Beyond School (TABS), meets on Wednesday afternoons,
                                                Monday evenings, and some Saturdays
                                     There have also been  trips to see shows at the Playhouse.       
                                     Thanks to Harlow Recreation Trust who have funded this initiative.(see projects)

 Razed Roof is partnering with Carousel and several other Arts organisations to promote the    Creative Minds Conferences (Brighton- March '14; Bristol- Autumn'14; Eastern Area October'15)

Razed Roof Staff ran the Accuro 'Summer Drama Project 2013. Feedback from Accuro staff: 
Had an amazing time, thank you. Wonderful to hear a young person say, "wow, I never thought I could do that!"

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