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Fatima’s ‘GOBAG’ – more than just a school concert

‘The Greatest Show’ performed by the Mixed Choir, with production director, Kwesi Noel, at front, centre. Photo: Aaron Hackshaw, student

By Laura Ann Phillips

The Fatima College hall was a hub of organised confusion, pockets of activity swirling in each corner as rehearsals for ‘Gifts of Blue and Gold 10’ (GOBAG) buzzed along.

A creative consultant team scribbled and typed furiously, as singers stretched and mapped out their positions on stage. Musicians plucked and stroked their instruments between sets, while a team of parents created a mini-mas’ camp under the loft, elements of the GOBAG set appearing gradually beneath their flying fingers.

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