Panto Child Application Form

You will be asked to complete this application form if your child has been accepted for a part in our pantomime this year and they are in school Year 5 or above and under 18. We are really looking forward to working with you. If you and your family are members of the society then it would be helpful if you would complete the application form so that we have the very latest information about your child.

Pantomime: The Ruby Slippers by Bex Hutchings
Venue: Elms Primary School
Performance dates: Friday 26 January 2024 – Sunday 28 January 2024 and Friday 2 February 2024 – Saturday 3 February 2024
Performance Times: 7:30pm, plus Saturdays and Sunday 2:30pm
Rehearsals: Start Monday 9th October 2023 at 7pm then every Monday (+ Thursdays for principal parts) at the United Church. No rehearsals half term week 23-27 October, nor week 6-10 November.

4th January principal parts only, at the church.
8th January, 7-10pm
, all parts, moved to the Elms Primary School.
Dress Rehearsals at the Elms Primary School:
Sunday 21st January, 2-5pm
Monday 22nd January, 7-10pm

More info to come.

Please ensure that your child will be available for all dress rehearsals and performances before accepting a part. The rehearsal details given here may change. Latest information will be posted on our website on the page for this production.

To help towards our costs, and for insurance purposes, we ask for a payment of £10 per child if you are not members of FDS. Where possible, a copy of the script will be sent to you by email free of charge. If you require the whole script of about 60 pages printed on paper for you then there is a charge of £6. Please be aware that the director may make changes to the script as rehearsals progress.

Young people are expected to:

FDS members are expected to:

All parents/guardians are expected to:

Some parents may be asked to volunteer as chaperone for the children during a rehearsal or performance. Further details downloadable here – FDS Child Protection Procedures. The Pantomime is a huge commitment by FDS both in staging the performances and in taking proper care of the young people who come and take part with us. We would like to thank you for all the support that you give as we could not do any of this without it.

Go direct to the Payment Page – If you have already completed this form and just need to purchase a printed script.

This form should be completed for each child by a parent or guardian:

    Date of Birth DD/MM/YYYY (*required):
    / /

    YesNo Do you have a current DBS certificate?
    YesNo Would you be willing to chaperone during some rehearsals and/or performances?

    Terms and Conditions:

    The details you have given will not intentionally be revealed to any third party outside of the society. In order for your child to take part in the pantomime we ask you to agree to all the conditions listed below. For further details please read our FDS Child Privacy Policy and FDS Child Protection Policy.

    • I agree that the details I have provided may be stored on a database for communication and health & safety reasons and may continue to be stored while needed or until I request otherwise.

    • I agree to my child's name and my email address being included on a mailing list to be used by the society when considered appropriate.

    • I agree that the details I have provided may be given where appropriate and necessary to members of the society for society use.

    • I agree to my child being filmed or photographed during the activity, with the possibility that these photographs/media recordings may be used for social media and marketing publicity. FDS will take all steps to ensure these images are used solely for the purposes for which they are intended.

    • I agree to allow any medical treatment that my child may need to be given in an emergency.



    Please tick if you are already an adult member of the society or intend to join now.

    Please tick if you are not a member of the society and will be paying the participation fee per child.

    You will be sent a copy of the script by email (foc). Please tick if you would also like the whole script printed on paper for you.

    Please copy the security code exactly as shown below:

    On clicking the SUBMIT button you will be taken to our secure online payment page, which you may exit if coming back to complete the form again for another child. Sorry about all the questions - we have to take child safeguarding very seriously.