Buxton group hosts fun day, cultural exhibition on May 22

The Buxton Arts Theatre (BAT), a community-based drama group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sports, is set to hold a grand fun day and cultural exhibition on May 22.

Established in January 2012, the BAT has positively impacted the community of Buxton, among other villages, through the use of drama by working along with schools and training children to better their performances in the arts. The group is made up of young, passionate lovers of the arts who have been performing together for almost 10 years.

Members of the Buxton Arts Theatre Club
Members of the Buxton Arts Theatre Club

Through their love for the arts they seek to not only entertain but also educate and motivate.

The fun day and cultural exhibition is being held under the theme ‘Six Races Are We United and Free Celebrating our Golden Jubilee.’ Minister within the Ministry of Education Nicolette Henry is slated to be the guest speaker.

The fun day is set for 9 am to 3.30 pm, while the cultural exhibition is set for 6 pm to 10 pm at the Buxton Play Field.

Persons are encouraged to register for the various fun day events: cricket, dominoes, football among others. Registration forms can be found on the BAT Facebook page.

Admission for the fun day is free, however, the cultural exhibition attracts a fee of $500 for adults and $300 for children under 12.

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