The SMYCMS Reunion 2018

Billy, Reno and Moonface perform Friendship

The Smycms Reunion took place at Bainfield Bowling club on Saturday 17th February and was a great success. Everyone that attended enjoyed the buffet and the entertainment but mostly the chance to share stories and memories with members from the last 50 years. I had the good fortune to meet one of the founders of … Continue reading

The Smycms Reunion is Happening

I can't believe I'm going to the Smycms Reunion.

The Frank Spencer Trio have recently announced that their SMYCMS REUNION PARTY will take place on 17th February 2018 and will consist of entertainment, including not only tributes to Betty Fyffe and Paul Findlay but also a performance by the legendary Frank Spencer Trio with some old and new material. There will also be some … Continue reading

Web Surfing Can Be So Worthwhile.

The Merry Widow 1984

While doing a wee bit of research in connection with compiling a list of stage appearances for the period 1963 to 1988 of company members, so I decided to Google “SMYCMS” and see what came up, and reassuringly there was smycms .com at No.1,  then about 6 pages down I came across  an article from … Continue reading

Recording On Stage Appearances 1963 – 1988

The Most Happy Fella

I have made a start in recording the list of on stage appearances for the period 1963 until 1988 by initially covering 1988 which was of course The Smycms Silver Jubilee Production of Rose Marie. Now that only leaves the previous 24 years to record, PHEW!!. If you are an ex-member  reading this and you … Continue reading

Smycms Wardrobe – Helpers Wanted.

The last Smycms costume to be worn, ever.

The arduous task of clearing the Smycms Wardrobe has begun in earnest, and to this end would like to ask if there are any ex-Smycms out there who could come along on Saturday 23rd July from 11:00 a.m. to help clear out the wardrobe. The contract we had for storage of the wardrobe has now … Continue reading

Into The Woods.

Into The Woods

Looking for something to do this Weekend, then why not get yourself down to the Edinburgh Playhouse where you can get tickets to see Edinburgh Playhouse’s Community Youth production of ‘Into The Woods’. This production gives local kids the opportunity to perform for two nights on the Edinburgh Playhouse stage. It’s a great experience for … Continue reading

New show, GOLDRUSH.

Have received a message from our ex-M.D. Jerry Gregson looking for people to join a new Musical to be staged in September 2015, called Goldrush. ” As a retired SMYCMS M.D. I have once again come out of retirement to M.D. a new show entitled Goldrush. (No, I didn’t write this one.) This is set to … Continue reading

Reflections from the back.

Early program photo circa 1989

Looking back on 50 years of Am-Dram with The Smycms is filled with highs and lows, laughter and tears. It really can be quite emotional at the end of Show Week after a successful run of 5 evening performances and a Saturday afternoon matinee. The After Show Party affords you the time to wind down … Continue reading

Elizabeth Fyfe, We salute you.

Elizabeth Fyfe. 04/07/1915 – 03/09/2013 In this, The Smycms Fiftieth year, it is with much sadness that we report  on the death of Elizabeth Fyfe, one of the founding members of our Musical company. Betty, as she was affectionately known by all, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at the … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Paul

Paul cutting his cake.

Today our Chairman, Paul Findlay celebrates his 60th Birthday and smycms.com would like to wish him all the best and hope he had a very enjoyable day. His Family had organised a surprise party for Paul on Saturday past and he was pleased to see many of his friends and relatives attending to help him … Continue reading

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