Ariel scoops first place at awards

Ariel Drama Academy has won first place in the Best Performing Arts School.

The result was announced at a ceremony held at Fishers Farm Adventure Park in Wisborough Green on Saturday, September 27.

They had been shortlisted along with East Sussex Dance and The Young Creatives for the respected award.

Nicci Hopson, principal of Ariel Drama Academy, said: “We so delighted that Ariel has been recognised within our field of work. We all work so hard to give individual attention to all our students and parents.

Ariel Drama Academy is based in Burgess Hill, Steyning, East Grinstead, Crawley and Haywards Heath. It was founded in 1992 and offers top class theatrical training. A total of 27 companies were revealed as finalists in 12 categories.

KalliKids launched the awards this year to recognise the amazing businesses and providers of family and children’s services it represents.

Based in Brighton, KalliKids represents nearly 400 providers. More than 4,000 parents look to KalliKids for advice and the company has more than 10,000 social media followers.