£1.50 – £35

Beacons Gang Show in a Weekend 2020

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Eastrington Village Hall


DN14 7PW

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Beacons Gang Show is back with a 'Gang Show in a Weekend'.

A Gang Show is a variety show put on by Scouts and Guides. Beacons Gang Show is the Gang Show based in Blacktoft Beacon Scout District in East Yorkshire but is open to other members of The Scout Association nearby.

Gang Shows give Young People the chance to see what goes on in the theatre, and take on many of the roles within the theatre including being on stage, back stage and technical roles.

The 'Gang Show in a Weekend' is a chance for young people to rehearse and perform a show over the course of one weekend. At the moment due to leader support the Gang Show in a weekend is only open to members of The Scout Association, we will look to open this up to members of Guiding next time.

The performance is open to all to come and enjoy while the weekend is only open to Cubs, Scouts and Explorers, backstage roles are only open to those aged 16 and above. We do have a small number of technical roles for the weekend which will involve running the lights and sound during the performance, creating the programme and managing the media aspects of the show over the weekend.

The performer / Tech crew price incudes the overnight accommodation, food for the weekend.

The Performance will be on Sunday 22nd March between 13:00 and 15:00, doors open at 12:30.

Times and Prices

Performer £35

  • Arrive - 20/3/20 @ 18:00
  • Depart - 22/3/19 @ 15:30

Backstage Crew / Tech Crew - £25

  • Arrive - 21/3/19 @ 10:00
  • Depart - 22/3/19 @ 15:30

Performance - £1.50

  • Arrive - 22/3/19 @ 12:30
  • Depart - 22/3/19 @ 15:00

Supporting Adult - £15

  • Arrive - 20/3/19 @ 18:00
  • Depart - 22/3/19 @ 16:00

Kit List

Our kit list for a Gang Show in a Weekend is on our website;


If you have any questions about the kit list please contact us.

Terms and Conditions

To take part in the event you must be a member of The Scout Association, all adults attending the event (excepting the final perfomance) must have a valid DBS check from The Scout Association.

The minimum age for anyone attending is 7 and three quarters and you must be considered a Cub.

There are no refunds offered for this event, once a ticket is booked the place is confirmed.

For full details about the Beacons Gang Show in a Weekend, visit our website;


Changes from 2019

We have decided to make the following changes from our 2019 Gang Show in a Weekend. If your child attended this it is worth checking this to see what is different:

  • We will have a dedicated adult whos job it will be is to provide any support to the young people that they may need, this includes medication, home sickness, dealing with stress of the performance etc.
  • We are changing the way we reherse to ensure that we do not have long periods of rehersing a specific element of the show.
  • We will have more seperate sleeping arangements for the younger and the older cast and crew memebers allowing for the older cast and crew to have a later bed time than the younger ones.
  • We will have a onsite cook rather than someone coming in to allow for earlier meal times. We are also going to change the menu to allow for more appropriate meal times.
  • The arrival times have changed:
    Actors now arrive at 18:00 to allow for more time to get to know the script on the Friday
    Tech Crew now arrive with the Backstage Crew on the Saturday at 10:00
  • We have recruited another adult into the main team to help with the running of the show
  • We are looking at more adult support
  • We are putting into place a better front of house system ensuring reserved seats are reserved

We welcome any other suggestions or offers of support.

Correction to the Date

Please note that in some literature the date given was the 13th to the 15th, this was wrong. The date is the 20th to the 22nd of March 2020.


For a full list of FAQ's visit our website - beacons-gs.co.uk/gsw-faq

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

You don't need ID, but for the actors, and tech crew you must be aged between 8 and 18 and for the backstage crew you must be at least 16. All adults who are helping for the weekend must be a member of The Scout Association, Ocassional Helper minimum with a current DBS.

Anyone can come to see the show.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is avaliable outside the village hall, while the car park is fairly large, it does fill up so you may need to park on the street

What can I bring into the event?

Our kit list for the event is beacons-gs.co.uk/kit-list-gang-show-in-a-weekend

When coming to see the show, you can bring drinks and snacks, we will have some light refreshments on sale before and during the interval.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

email us at info@beacons-gs.co.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please bring either your printed ticket or the email confirmation so we can make sure you get to the right seat.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Thats fine, but please make sure any actor, tech crew and backstage crews details are correct as we use this for printing name badges and certificates.

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