Where Music and Sport Collide

‘Go The Distance – Round 2’ takes place in Theatre at The Mill on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 April 2017 at 7.45pm.

Dame Mary Peters meets children from Fairview Primary School in Ballycastle who are going to be taking part in the ‘Go The Distance’ concert in the Theatre at the Mill on the 6th and 7th April in aid of the Mary Peters Trust. Also pictured are musical director Ashley Fulton, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council Ald John Scott and Fairview Principal Paula Matthews.
After the success of ‘Go The Distance’ last year in Lisburn Theatre at the Mill are hosting ‘Round 2’ od this musical extravaganza, where the worlds of sport and music collide.
Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

This musical concert is produced by Ashley Fulton and features young talented singers, performers and sports personalities from across Northern Ireland, with all proceeds from this concert going to The Mary Peters Trust.

Dame Mary Peters said, “Last year Go The Distance raised £10,000 for my charity and because it was such a success we are back this year in Theatre At The Mill.

Come and hear a wonderful mix of beautiful inspiring music performed by many talented young performers.  This year the concert will feature the exceptional Adoro, school choirs including the Friends’ Singers, Lisburn and Fairview Primary School, Ballyclare, The Music Studio Ensemble, St Agnes’ Choral Society, LTG & Shelley Lowry School of Speech & Drama and G&L Dance Academy”

Dame Mary Peters continued “All these wonderful performers are generously donating their time, talent and helping in my ‘Race to a Million’ which will fund the sports stars of the future, so please book your tickets today and join this wonderful event and help me and my charity ‘Go The Distance’.” Tickets priced at £14 & £12 (Concession) available from Box Office T: 028 9034 0202 or online www.theatreatthemill.com

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Scott commented “I am delighted to host this event at Theatre at The Mill. I am looking forward to welcoming this array of talent to our Borough and would urge the local community to show their support for our future sports stars”.

After the success of Go The Distance last year in Lisburn, Theatre at the Mill are supporting ‘Round 2’ of this musical extravaganza, where the worlds of ‘sport and music collide’. Audiences will be transported on a musical journey through many genres of music including; musical theatre (Some Enchanted Evening), popular classics (Bohemian Rhapsody) and iconic songs inspired by sport (World in Union).

This is an event not to be missed, so join us and Go The Distance – Round 2!