Melbourn Amateur Dramatics Society

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MADS – “Bringing people together”

Melbourn Amateur Dramatics Society (MADS) was established in 2012 in order to bring affordable and fun entertainment to the residents of Melbourn, Meldreth and surrounding villages.

We have grown from strength to strength and have now become a well-established, popular, local group. Each year we hold a Spring production, often a murder mystery or comedy play and at the end of the year the ever popular MADS Christmas pantomime.

Thanks to collaboration with our friends at Melbourn Community Hub we also work with them to put together Melbourn Ghost walk, assist with local quiz nights and other community entertainment events. We also do our best support local charities by running fundraising events and in 2018  supported “MindEd Trust” a Meldreth based charity supporting teenage mental health.

MADS is a not for profit society and we work hard to keep ticket prices to a minimum so that more local residents are given the opportunity to join in the fun and come along to our various events and productions.

Over the last 12 months we have been fortunate enough to have secured funding from Melbourn Parish Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council which has enabled us to buy improved sound and lighting equipment at Meldreth Hall which has benefited not only MADS cast and crew but has also enhanced our ticket buyers overall experience for each show. We are also very lucky to have the support from many local business and organisations. Without their help we would not have been able to continue to grow and we are very grateful for their support.

Donna Sleight (Producer and Founder)

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With great sadness MADS are unable to bring any productions to the stage in 2020 due to the impact of Coronavirus.

We will be back in 2021 so we hope to see you soon!

Meanwhile please take care and stay safe!

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