Starting the research…

The first step of this project is to identify communities with which to work. I have spent quite a lot of time this week pouring over statistics and data relating to deprivation in Lichfield District, Cannock Chase, Tamworth and Burton upon Trent. Interesting reading. I really want to recruit some new Mysteries participants from areas of greatest need, as well as from areas whe...
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Welcome

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Hello and welcome to this blog which will follow the progress of Lichfield Mysteries Community Engagement Project.  I am Jill Taylor and I will be carrying out this project which is being funded by the Arts Council and aims to:  Increase levels of public engagement by attracting a more diverse cross-section of the local community and introducing them to new experien...
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Cathedral Shakespeare

Congratulations to all involved in this weekend's productions of Twelfth Night and The Tempest. It was brilliant to see so many Mysteries 'faces' involved alongside the cathedral community. Will this become a tradition?? There's lots more Shakespeare left to work their way through. The full lenghth version of The Tempest is this years production for Shakespeare in the Park - an...
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Exciting news!

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Lichfield Mysteries have just received funding from the Arts Council to carry out Research and Development work to increase community engagement - excellent news! The project will engage at least 5 new groups of participants from areas where active participation in the arts is low. We will plan activities relevant to each group and enable them to perform or exhibit in their o...
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