Your Region needs You!!!..........................
Especially if you are a volunteer who is passionate and interested in Amateur Theatre and have a journalistic talent to source and chase articles of interest from all over the NW to appear in future editions of NODA Today.
If this is you, we would really love to hear from you, as our long-standing editor has unfortunately had to step down. So, If you want to find out more do please contact the regional Councillor, Christine Hunter Hughes on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon a possible to discuss the position in more depth.
Thanks SO much for your continued support!!
Hello and Welcome to NODA North West. I am honoured and privileged to serve as your Regional Councillor, and as a Trustee of NODA CIO and therefore your voice on the NODA ruling Council. I am immensely proud of our North West Regional Committee which boasts a huge range of ages and experience, and believe that each and every one of us truly demonstrate that we are all Inspired by Amateur Theatre.
Our Region, which is split into 10 districts, stretches from the Solway Firth and Carlisle right down to Chester and North Wales Border and all points in-between. Here is a general idea of what geographical area each district covers:
District 1 - Manchester, Macclesfield, Stockport, Altrincham, Glossop, Salford & Prestwich
District 2 - Preston, Fylde & Isle of Man
District 3 - Burnley, Clitheroe, Blackburn, & Haslingden (FKA District 3 & 12)
District 4 - Liverpool, Wirral, Prescot, West Derby & Birkenhead
District 5 - Bolton & Leigh
District 6 - Chorley, Ormskirk, Southport, St. Helens & Wigan
District 7 - Bury, Rochdale, Oldham & Ashton-under-Lyme
District 8 - Warrington, Runcorn, Northwich, Nantwich, Chester & Congleton
District 10 - Carlisle, Workington, Penrith, & Whitehaven
District 11 - Lancaster, Garstang, Barrow-in-Furness, South Lakeland, Lunesdale & Ulverston
We are justly proud that NODA actually originated in the North West founded in 1899 by A. P Bullfield, the then Musical Director of Lancaster Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society, and even prouder to be able to say that Lancaster ADOS are still going strong and are still members of NODA.
Each year in May we hold our North West Regional Conference – this event has two award dinners over one weekend, one for the youth to celebrate and encourage the very many talented young people whom we trust will be the future of NODA for many years, and a second one for the Adults. We also run a NODA North West Drama Festival – which runs over the entire year and is peripatetic.
NODA North West also has a very active social media group on Facebook, with an ever growing following. Societies and members are able to post about future productions, auditions as well as asking for assistance in all areas of community theatre. Click here to visit this group.
- NODA North West Conference
- NODA North West Drama Festival
- NODA North West Youth Workshops
- North West Summer School Bursaries
- Long Service Medals in the North West
- NODA North West District Awards
- NODA North West Awards Archive