February Already

IMG0072Welcome back for another year of high drama, sound song and light phenomena, ingenious film-making, assorted theatricals, and fearsome Firefly productions.

In addition to our weekly workshop programme (see the end of this post), Firefly run a range of outreach, school and community projects across West Lothian. This term we are launching SoundTown, a song-writing and sound-design project for young people aged 12+. SoundTown is funded by the Youth Music Initiative and will run in partnership with youth and community organisations across the region.Web1

For under 6’s we offer PlayShed – a creative play programme for parents along with their young children (2 -6 years), with open play sessions at Howden Park Centre on Saturdays 1st and 8th March, 10.30-12pm. For more information on these call 08447 744496 or email

PLANET, Firefly’s programme for children and young people with additional support needs, currently runs weekly sensory workshops for senior students from Beatlie and Pinewood schools, integrated drama projects in Blackburn, and a sound-design project for young people affected by autism. SHIFT, our film/dance project for young adults will also be returning after Easter. For more information on this and other PLANET projects call 08447 744496 or email


Firefly play an active role in schools across West Lothian, with integrated drama and film projects in all 5 Blackburn schools, a smoking cessation project in Fauldhouse, Fair Trade workshops throughout February, and CPD sessions for teachers in Edinburgh and West Lothian.

Generating quality arts activity for out-lying communities is a key priority for Firefly,and at present we deliver drop-in drama and workshops in South Livingston, Bathgate and Blackridge. Web 3And NOT forgetting our excellent Youth Theatre companies… news coming soon on exciting new productions planned for April, June and July. Meanwhile for more information on any of the above, or our weekly workshop programme, contact us on 08447 744496 or email

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