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Young Hats

I Welcome to the Young HATS section of this website.

Young HATS is the junior section of Herstmonceux Amateur Theatrical Society.

Young HATS put on their productions in March performing recently Bugsy Malone (2015) Peter Pan (2016) The Wizard of Oz (2017) Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (2018) and Disney’s Mulan Jr (2019) Madagascar Jr (2020-rehearsals and dress rehearsal only due to Covid) Matilda Jr (2021).

Young HATS are an amazing group of enthusiastic and talented young people aged between 9 and 18 years who thoroughly enjoying coming together for 3 months to work on our productions. They are a brilliant bunch who work hard, work together and have fun!


The cast of 'Matilda Jr' (2022)

March 2022 saw the Young Hats perform 'Matilda Jr'!


Parental comments

C omments from the parents…..

“Amazing performances this year as ever, beautiful scenery and costumes, fabulous singing and choreography - outstanding!”

“It's so nice to see the younger generation enjoying being on the stage”

“We can’t thank you enough for all of the hard work that you have put into the show. Our son has had the most amazing time and cannot wait until the next show starts. He has made some really lovely friends.”

‘The friendly and supportive environment you create allows her to feel at ease and it is so lovely for us to see.’

‘As you probably realised, she loved every minute of HATS. It has been the best thing for her after the past 2 years and she made some good friends.’

‘I feel so lucky that my girls are part of it all. I have seen so much growth in their confidence since they started in January. They have loved every single minute and are both so sad today that show week is over. They are already on a countdown for the next one!!’

‘He had the best time ever. The show was amazing. I loved it.’

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