2015 saw the return of ‘PEP’s Panto Time’ introduced by PEP volunteer and compair Ray Chisholm.
The evening kicked off with the dancers from the ‘Edinburgh Dance Academy’. They wowed the audience with their skills and routines. As always they were a delight to watch.
This year’s main event was PEP’s staff, volunteers and group members performing their rendition of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves’. There was carol singing from all the dwarves, dancing from Olivia and Carol-Ann Hulford, a fantastically funny poem written and read out by the Tuesday Literacy Group, and music played by PEP’s very own Theodora Hidalgo… and how many dwarves were there, I hear you cry? Why 12 of course because in the words of Frances Durie (AKA Boss Dwarf) ‘you can volunteer for anything at PEP’. Who needs the Kings theatre – when you can come down to North Edinburgh!
After the show Ray drew the raffle with lucky winners heading off with hampers, gift sets, wine and chocolates. The evening was rounded off with a lovely buffet before the buses arrived to take everyone home.
It was a fantastic evening which was enjoyed by everyone and it was agreed that driver Ian Mason stole the show as the ‘Evil Queen’.
Thank you to everyone for their hard work in front of and behind the scenes. And a huge thanks to Ian and Phil at the Granton Baptist Church for again joining in the fun and hosting the evening.
Thank you and ‘Merry Christmas’.