MORE than 200 students from across Hillingdon celebrated 25 years of Stagecoach Performing Arts Uxbridge with a Silver Showcase at the Beck Theatre, Hayes, at the weekend.

The performance featured 800 hand-made costumes created by parents. 

Uxbridge MP Boris Johnson thanked principal Rebecca Odedra for her contribution to the performing arts and her work with children.

She said “Our school is a family, working together, having fun and supporting each other. It has been a large and challenging undertaking, but a fantastic journey.”

Stagecoach Performing Arts has reported a seven per cent rise in student enrolments since 2020.

Uxbridge is part of a network of more than 2,000 performing arts schools worldwide.

Early Stages classes are available for children aged four to six and main stages classes for those aged 6-18 every weekend during term time. or call 020 8357 0273.