Virgin Soldiers

Combining contemporary acoustic rock with a fully-fledged strings section, Virgin Soldiers create a melodic sound that they describe as Strock. James Beeny and Gina Georgio have written the first ever strock opera, 'The Dreamers' - a story set to music, commemorating First World War hero David Reginal Salomons. The show is being co-produced by the band's management company Runner Bean and the Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, where it was premiered in October 2014. The show makes its London debut at St. James Theatre from 30th June. 

Virgin Soldiers have released The Dreamers 'Anthem ' as a single, raising funds for Never Such Innocence and Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy.

Press

Young Poet Rewarded with invitation to Passchendaele
Youngsters invited to get creative in helping to commemorate 100 years since the First World War
Poetry success for Orkney school pupil
Children to commemorate WW1 onboard ship
'Salonika Remembers' - schools invited to explore CWGC sites in Greece
Brighton student wins international art competition
Rule Britannia with Mappin & Webb's military watches
Island youngsters collect awards at House of Lords
Butt to Barra District News
Broxburn Academy artist celebrating after impressing judges during national competition
Lewis and Harris pupils at House of Lords to receive awards
Around Orkney
St Patrick’s pupil wins poetry award
Josh’s poem about First World War sacrifice makes top five in UK
West Lothian schoolgirl takes top poetry award
Teenager from Overseal chosen to win arts award at House of Lords
Never Such Innocence - Commemorating the Men and Women of the Great War
Aileag: Never Such Innocence
Never forget: Glasgow youngsters remember the First World War
Lest we forget: War charity launches schools competition
Children remember soldiers with poetry
Manx children remember the First World War
Take pride in Great War sacrifice
John Madejski Academy to host launch of nationwide First World War art and poetry competition
Royals attend Never Such Innocence poetry launch
How a new generation remembers - interview with Lady Lucy French, granddaughter of WWI General Sir John French
Charity initiative brings First World War into classroom
Today’s teenage war poets make me proud
Transatlantic Ties to the Special Relationship
Students impress in WWI art contest
Teen poet and University College School student Sam Kaplin wins prestigious national poetry competition
Charity of the week
BBC R4 The World Tonight
The Stage
NSI - House Magazine
A sense of theatre…
Centenary News
How Britain will mark Great War centenary
Town mouse visits Australia House

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