The Entertainments competition (or as we Cornish folk call it Cabaret) comes around every three years. Alternating with drama and panto. Oh yeah and it’s the BEST.
But why do I claim it’s the best of the competitions?
It’s so varied
The entertainments is truly entertaining (funny that) to watch because there are so many elements, you can’t be bored because it’s constantly changing. Being a part of the Entertainments means that one minute you could be dancing, the next singing or performing a comical sketch.
It’s hard work but it’s so worth it
I’m writing this a week after AGM (#AGMBlues), where we came 2nd in the National Final with our production ‘How Pink is Your Panther?’. I couldn’t be happier or more proud of what we’ve achieved. But for me it’s so true what they say, it’s not the destination it’s the journey. I’ve been able to spend two evenings a week for the last six months with some incredible people, who I will miss dearly.
Even though sometimes on a cold dark evening you didn’t want to go and dance around in a freezing cold shed, looking back I know I have made friends for life doing it and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’d happily go back to that shed if it meant we got to do it all over again.
In Cornwall we have a ‘Cornwall team’, made up from different clubs around the county, so some of these travel for up to an hour to get to practice therefore, these tend to be the clubs we don’t see as regularly. It’s such a brilliant way to meet new people you otherwise may not.
Our club performed a dance, the girls were dressed as painters and the boys were dressed in shirts, ties, blazers, oh and hot pants and heels. As you can probably tell it was based on that popular advert that seems to annoy everyone, but the audience seemed to love our version. You can see our dance on the Farmers Guardian Facebook here.
I am so unbelievably grateful for the experience and it’s honestly left a massive hole in my life where it was. These two years until it’s Entertainments again better go quickly!
Have you taken part in the Entertainments competition before? Leave me a comment and let me know!
Don’t forget to check out Katie’s first installment of #FabulousYoungFarmers on her blog here!
*Credit to Farmers Guardian for photos*