Exciting future project…


Lead & Silver

Allenhead Lead Miner’s Strike
A community play by

North Pennines Playwrights

A collaboration between Drama in the Dale
North Pennines Playwrights

We have just had an exciting meeting with Jo Rendall from North Pennines Playwrights, who is in discussion with a potential funder to support the initial development stage of a new and exciting project: creating a play about the mines strike of 1849 in Allenheads.

Interested in performing?
This initial stage would include Drama in the Dale members performing some of the script at this year’s Weardale Wordfest, 25th – 27th October, with actors needed for the performance on Sunday afternoon and for rehearsals earlier in October and September.

📩 email us to get involved: [email protected]

The next phase
Drama in the Dale will perform the completed play in 2025, working collaboratively with North Pennines Playwrights as the script evolves and is brought to life.