MCF Community Awards

MCF Community Awards

We’re really pleased to announce that we have been selected to win an award of £4000 to £25000 as part of the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Tercentenary Awards, which sees them giving away £3million. You can vote for your favourite charity in each...
One Step Beyond

One Step Beyond

Equal People Performing Arts have been commissioned to run four ‘One Step Beyond’ Workshops during the Spring of 2017. These workshops are aimed at helping the unemployed get into work, training or volunteering. Using Drama exercises and techniques, the workshops look...

Building Developments – February 2017

The Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that building work will commence this week to develop the corridor alongside the James Beckwith Studio. At the end of 2016 the Board developed a clear strategy to take the charity and its building forward following on from...

2017 Charity Ball

Tickets are now available for our annual Charity Ball, to be held at The Rayleigh Club on Saturday, 20 May. Featuring live 13-piece band, Jackie Wilson Says, we’re looking forward to a great night with good friends and raising lots of money. Further details and...

Race Night 22 October

Equal People are holding another Race Night at our Studios in Brook Road, Rayleigh, on Saturday 22 October from 7.30pm. Roll right up, place your bets, and enjoy a fun evening with friends. Tickets are £5 each, or £8 with a fish and chip supper included, and available...
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Equal People Performing Arts is supported by Mushroom Theatre Company Limited who are the primary provider of services meeting our charitable objects. In April, Mushroom Theatre Company (MTC) put on a production of Alice in Wonderland at Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh...

FA Cup Final – Prize Draw

We have been offered two tickets in a box at Wembley for the Women’s FA Cup Final on Saturday 14th May 2016 – including food and drink. Following the success of the raffle for the replica Joseph coat last year, we’ll be offering this wonderful opportunity...

Trustees appoint new Chair

At the Trustee meeting on Wednesday, the Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to Ian Smith taking over the role of Chair. Ian has been a Trustee since the formation of the Charity, having been so inspired when seeing the work of Mushroom Theatre Company, as a friend...

Letter from the Fundraising Committee Chair

Equal People Performing Arts has changed so much in the last 18 months. The initial dream vision finally outgrew the mushroom shed and we moved into our new premises in December 2014, but fundraising is still a core function for the charity. We still have a slight...

Lee Mead’s T-shirt scoops £500 for charity

Equal People’s Patron, Lee Mead, recently gave one of his t-shirts to a member of the “meadaholics” fan club, which was converted into a cushion and raffled to raise funds for the charity. A massive well done and thank you to the meadaholics, who...