Thomas Clarkson Academy’s theatre officially opened at special ceremony

Student Jone Lipnickaite singing, accompanied by teacher Inigo Rodriguez on guitar

Student Jone Lipnickaite singing, accompanied by teacher Inigo Rodriguez on guitar - Credit: www.pictures365.co.uk

THOMAS Clarkson Academy’s new theatre was officially opened at a ceremony on Saturday.

The RAF band performing on stage

The RAF band performing on stage - Credit: www.pictures365.co.uk

Mayor of Wisbech, Councillor Vivien MacRae unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion while members of the Royal Air Force Swing Wing Band played a specially-written fanfare.

Unveiling of the plaque (L-R) Principal Claire Caxton and Mayor of Wisbech Councillor Vivien MacRae

Unveiling of the plaque (L-R) Principal Claire Caxton and Mayor of Wisbech Councillor Vivien MacRae - Credit: www.pictures365.co.uk

Visitors enjoyed performances by Thomas Clarkson student Joshua Betts on the saxophone and Jone Lipnickaite, who sang and was accompanied by teacher Inigo Rodriguez on the guitar.

Thomas Clarkson Academy principal Clare Claxton said: “It was a fantastic evening and we were very proud to welcome all of our visitors to the theatre.”

The theatre, which was completed in October last year, has bleacher seating and a portable stage.

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