DARLEY DALE: Children play roles of wartime evacuees in new musical

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Youngsters will be taking spectators on a trip back in time when a new musical is premiered this weekend.

Sparrows is based on children evacuated from Manchester to Bakewell and Rowsley during the Second World War.

Sparrows, a play about wartime evacuees at Peak Rail's Rowsley Station

Sparrows, a play about wartime evacuees at Peak Rail's Rowsley Station

Participants in a summer school, run by Sparrows’ scriptwriter Sharon Holland Taylor, will be staging the show on Saturday, August 10.

Performances are at 2pm and 7pm at Peak Rail, Rowsley South, off Harrison Way, Darley Dale.

Our cameraman Jason Chadwick was invited to a video shoot, ahead of its opening.