Archive for February 2019

HIT receives £3000 grant from All Aboard!

This February HIT was awarded a £3,000 grant from All Aboard towards our Showcase in May. All Aboard Charity Shops are an organisation who support local charities through the funds raised at their charity shops. We were very grateful to receive such a fantastic amount of money after applying to for a grant this year.…

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Film Making Workshop was a HIT!

During the February half term, we held a Film Making Skills Workshop for young people aged 10 years old and above at The Theatre at West Herts College in Watford. The workshop, held on the 19th of February and run by Workshop Leaders Rosie and Ross, was very popular with participants from our weekly theatre…

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Hemel Hempstead Lions Club donates £500 to HIT!

We were very grateful to be donated £500 by Hemel Hempstead Lions Club this February. We were presented with the cheque at our Hemel Children’#s and Youth Theatre’s production of Cinderella on the 9th of February. Donations like this make such a difference and means our charity can continue to put on these productions, giving…

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Cinderella at The Marlowes

We had a brilliant day at The Marlowes Shopping Centre in Hemel Hempstead on the 26th of January, telling everyone about our upcoming production of Cinderella by our Hemel Children’s and Youth Theatre. We were based in the Reading Garden in the shopping centre where we had tables for arts and crafts and crown decorating.…

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BSL training for HIT staff and volunteers

On the 25th of January, HIT workshop leaders and volunteers attended a basic introduction to sign language training day led by Emma from Heathlands BSL Centre. The training involved using ear defenders to get a better understanding of lip reading and using sign language as a form of communication. The workshop leaders and volunteers found…

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