Hayley is excited for you to join her for My First adventure


Hayley Thompson remembers having loads of adventures after moving to Sutton, in Norfolk, when she was six. Now she’s inviting youngsters to join her on another at The Garage in Norwich and The Workshop in King’s Lynn.  The Italia Conti School trained actor is playing explorer Lucy in My First: Into The Snow Globe for […]

Operation: Save Santa 2022 / 2023 cast unwrapped


One of the downsides to being a working actor this time of the year is spending time away from family and friends.  Not a problem for two of our three Operation: Save Santa cast who will be driving home for Christmas. We talked to them about that, pre-show rituals, stealing from sets, unusual talents and […]

Meet the 2022 / 23 casts of My First: Into The Snow Globe and Operation: Save Santa

My First

Our windows are decorated. Our children’s shows casts revealed. Now it’s starting to feel more like Christmas.  The fantastic CiM Signs and Graphics were here earlier in the week, transforming the front of our Chapel Field North site.  How great do our My First: Into The Snow Globe andOperation: Save Santa decals look? They’re even better […]

Kids’ 2022 summer term classes are great prep for September school start


Is your child starting school in September? Our summer preschool classes are the perfect way to help you get them ready for this milestone – and make some fun memories on the way.  Creative activities are known for boosting youngsters’ ability to learn and solve problems, to interact with other others and learn self-control, to […]

Sisters’ starring roles in 2021/22 My First Panto: Cinderella Rocks


Sisters Florrie and Peony Adams may not appear on stage during My First Panto: Cinderella Rocks. But Ella’s dreams wouldn’t come true without them. The Wymondham youngsters provided the voices for Squeaker and Nibbles, two mice who help her on her journey to stardom in The Garage Norwich’s latest co-production with All-In Productions. They were […]

Ella and her sisters entertain John Lewis shoppers


It was supposed to be Ella’s big break, but her jealous sisters Adina and Lydia did everything they could to make sure she didn’t get her moment in the spotlight at Norwich’s John Lewis. Ella said: “It was my debut gig but they ‘forgot’ the amps, the PA – and the drumkit. Even worse, they […]

I’ll be there for you! My First composer Lloyd Gorman’s joy at ambassador role


Rehearsals for My First Panto: Cinderella Rocks start soon. Regular composer  Lloyd Gorman and The Garage go way back. Our newest ambassador said: “Growing up in Norwich, as a teenager I watched The Garage be converted into the building you see today. As a young adult, I rehearsed and took classes there with The Theatre […]

My First Panto returns with Cinderella Rocks and all-female cast for 2021/22


Poor Ella. She just wants to be a famous rock star, but her sour-faced sisters sabotage her dreams like little Simon Cowells. Can you help her headline the royal party this Christmas? We, All-In Productions and our sister venue The Workshop in King’s Lynn are thrilled to cordially invite families to have a ball with […]

Free entertainment for all ages at The Workshop, King’s Lynn, 5-7 August, 2021


Before reopening its studios for classes in September, our sister venue The Workshop in King’s Lynn has teamed up with Creative Arts East to bring live entertainment back to the town this week. Supported by Farnham Maltings’ house theatre, they have put together a free programme of children’s theatre and spoken word performances. You’ll also […]

Hooray, we’re having a party 23 July 2021 – and you’re invited


Before fully reopening for classes and a packed performance programme from September, we’re having a party – and you’re all invited. Proving why we’re THE place for performing arts in Norfolk, we’re taking over the streets of Norwich on Friday 23 July with live music, dance and entertainment.  We’re also throwing open our studios where […]

Norwich summer holiday fun 2021 for ages two-16


It’s been a hard time for families. That’s why we can’t wait to be back in our studios this summer with some fantastic holiday activities for ages two-16 this August. Gabby Meadows, our Participation Programme Manager, said: “We know how much young people have to offer – we see it every week in our classes. […]

Online teaching is a steep learning curve

Online teaching

We’ve had to get creative when it comes to online teaching. Delivering our classes and our HNC and GCSE courses online has been a steep learning curve, as our participation and accredited courses teams explain. Gabrielle Meadows, our Participation Programme Manager, says for the tutors, the switch was about adapting their processes and learning to […]