Casting for the play is now over and Rehearsals start last week on March through June and July. There are now new opportunities for you to get involved in the making of Rusthall's Community Play Legends of the Rocks,. A design studio will be opening at the beginning of June in Royal Victoria Place on the 2nd floor by Costa Coffee. You can work with a professional designer and help make puppets, masks, props, and costumes. Contact if you are interested or call in to see us. More details available soon. The play is to be performed on and around Toad Rock July 17th -21st when we also be needing a stage management Team. Rusthall Community Arts are working in collaboration with Claque Theatre to produce this, the first ever fully devised community play as part of the 2019 Rusthall Festival. To find out more about the project and How to take part click the box below.
Paper Costume Workshop,
Exploring ideas for costumes with fast making disposable costumes.
Be sure of getting a great pre-show supper, book a table in advance
If you wish to volunteer any part of your garden for a test dig do please get in touch with us as soon as possible. At the moment there is particular interest in that part of Rusthall which lies on the southern side of Rusthall Common comprising of Denny Bottom defined by Apsley Street, Woodside Road, Harmony Street, Upper Street & Eels Terrace, and Bulls Hollow and residences adjacent to the Golf Course. However, if you don’t live in this region of Rusthall and can wield a spade, please don’t be put off. We would still like to hear from you
Well dressing, is a tradition , a custom most closely associated today with the Peak District of Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Yet it began as a pagan custom of offering thanks for a reliable water supply and they were once countrywide, and there has been a small resurgence in Kent. There are hidden and know wells in Denny Bottom but we want to create a new tradition - an annual unique ‘dressing of the Toad’, Some come along to create a ritual that could become a lasting legacy.