For those times when we can't help you with that nugget of vital information - then these sites may be able to!
School show - no drama How to do a school show without the drama!
Scenery Salvage Do your bit to save the planet - recycle your set or re-use fittings and components. Website  "Not making a crisis out of a drama since 1997" Articles, Event listings, Audtion notices and one of the oldest amateur theatre discussion forums on the internet. - Listed school supplier  An online directory of suppliers who specialise in supplying to education
First Night Ride A motorbike ride visiting theatres in the UK to raise money to support Theatre staff - both front and backstage.
DramaGroups One of the oldest UK websites supporting people pursuing drama as a hobby with listings for events, workshops, props & scenery swaps.
Amateur Stage Magazine The website for the longest published magazine about Amateur Theatre in the UK. The social Network for Amateur Theatre.
Schools Theatre Support Group a website is intended for members, non-members and potential members alike who work to support theatre in schools
The Blue Room The online forum for backstage folk from all over the world.
The Strand Archive  site built The University of Exeter’s School of Performance Arts but this carries pictures and descriptions of Strand equipment(desks, dimmers and lanterns) - from the very early days upto today.
Mid*point Theatre Network mid*point is the network for theatre makers in the West Midlands.It aims to promote thedevelopment and growth of the sector.
Central Theatre Supplies
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