Filed under: Performing Arts

Barton Peveril’s Rock Challenge Success

Rock Challenge Performance

Rock Challenge UK A group of Barton Peveril students placed fourth in the Southampton Rock Challenge UK heats, at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, on Monday 6th March. The annual event sees more than 40 local schools and colleges compete over six days, showcasing their dance, choreography, and performance skills to earn their place in a regional…

Barton Peveril’s Marvellous Musicians

Music Offer Holders

Prestigious Places Barton Peveril Music students are celebrating offers to study Music at the most prestigious conservatoires and universities in the country. The students have received offers from leading institutions around the country, from the University of Oxford to Royal Welsh College of Music. Barton Peveril’s Subject Leader for Music, Gary Williams, praised these students:…

Barton Peveril’s Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors Barton Peveril students performed Little Shop of Horrors to large audiences on 23rd and 24th January, in the College’s Rose Theatre. The students performed to over 100 local pupils from Wildern School and Crestwood Community School during a matinee performance, before performing to local residents, friends and family. The College’s Performing…

Barton Peveril’s Ballet

Sleeping Beauty Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty Ballet Barton Peveril Sixth Form College students performed The Sleeping Beauty Ballet, as part of their extra-curricular activities, for friends, family and local residents on Wednesday 19th December in the College’s Rose Theatre. This was the College’s first ever Ballet performance and involved a mixture of Dance students and students who partake…

Barton Peveril’s Choral Christmas Concert

Choral Concert

Choral Concert Barton Peveril students performed in a Choral Concert at Romsey Abbey on Tuesday 4th December. The students were conducted by Alexander L’Estrange and performed his award-winning composition Wassail! Carols of Comfort and Joy in front of a large audience. The College students performed alongside Wyvern Community Choir and local school pupils from The…

Barton Peveril’s Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past

Immersive Theatre Barton Peveril’s Performing Arts students recently put on a successful Immersive Theatre production for a packed audience. The production transported guests back in time, as they met characters from the 1950s and watched the Barton High Talent Show of 1958. The students remained in character and improvised as they interacted with visitors, which…

Barton Peveril’s Dance Display

One Night Only

One Night Only: Barton Peveril’s Dance students put on the college’s first dedicated dance show to a large audience on Thursday 17th May 2018, in the College’s Rose Theatre. The show, One Night Only, contained more than 35 performances, which students choreographed themselves as part of their exams, lessons and auditions to some of the…

Barton’s Rock Challenge Victory

rock-challenge-group-with-award

A group of Barton Peveril students won the first in a series of Rock Challenge UK heats, at Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, on Monday 19th February. The annual event sees more than 40 local schools and colleges compete over six days, showcasing their dance, choreography, and performance skills for a place in a regional final. The…

Barton Soul wins battle of the bands

10 soul loving students were crowned winners at an annual music festival run by Southampton Solent University. The Barton Peveril soul band ‘Barton Soul’ stormed the Solent Sound battle of the bands, beating off stiff competition from eight other Hampshire and Wiltshire sixth form colleges. Barton Soul performed four covers in exceptional detail, with each…

11 Daily Echo Curtain Call Nominations

  We’ve waited with baited breath and finally the votes are in – The Daily Echo’s Curtain Call Awards have nominated current and former Barton Peveril students for 11 awards this year. After hours of debate, a panel of independent judges have decided on their favourite shows of this year in the amateur dramatics domain….