11 October 2021
Tramshed in all its iterations has played an important part of so many people’s lives, from fostering a creative flair in acclaimed writer Bernardine Evaristo, to supporting Gary Oldman at the beginning of his career.
We have been gathering stories from our communities and we've collated a few here -
"I have fond memories of performing at the Tramshed in 1987-1989. We started opening on a Tuesday and worked up to headlining on Fridays. Good crowd, knew we were local. Congratulations on turning 50!" - Paul Golding
"I was 23 when I first started coming here, I'm 63 and I still love coming here" - Ford Knott
"I have lots of fond memories. I started coming to GYPT/GLYPT when I was 11 and it was in different places. I'm 34 now and I still love coming to Reach every Monday at Tramshed." - Felicity Kate Turner
Our Ambassador Bernardine Evaristo might be a familiar name to you as she is a Booker Prize winner an an alum of Greenwich Young People's Theatre. Bernardine sites her time at GYPT as a powerful force for change in her life, supporting her in discovering her creativity.
We are continuing to gather stories from the Tramshed, so if you have a story you want to share get in touch with us; send us your story however you'd like, write about it, video yourself having a chat, send us a voice note, create something! However you want to share we're here for it!
You can pop in and add to our Share your Stories board or have a chat with our lovely staff, we're at 41 Woolwich New Road SE18 6ET.