90 Costumes

Our 90 Costumes community arts project made a short film showcasing some of our amazing costumes. Participants became the stars of their own film simply by coming along, putting on a costume, standing in front of a green screen and being filmed. No lines to learn, no acting required - just dressing up! All the action happened on Saturday, 8th November 2015, at Wade Street C...
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Late Night Nativity December 2014

In conjunction with Lichfield’s Late Night Listeners, Lichfield Mysteries produced a light-hearted, outdoor, ‘pop-up’, Nativity which entertained late-night revellers in the city centre, the weekend before Christmas.
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Mysteries presents Epic Encounters

Talented dancers and theatre performers from Cambodia are dropping off in Lichfield on their UK tour. Epic Encounters are a group of hearing-impaired, physically disabled and non-disabled performers - the first and only fully inclusive dance company in South East Asia. The couple responsible for bringing them to the city, Anthony and Laura Evans, have been working in Cambodia ...
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Come and be in a film

We are looking for 90 people to come along, put on a costume, stand in front of a green screen and be filmed. No lines to learn, no acting required - just dressing up! This is happening on Saturday, 8th November, at Wade Street Church. We are asking people to sign up for one of 6 time slots between 4.30pm - 7.00pm. It will take around 45 mins of your time. Please sign up by fo...
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Models wanted

Lichfield Mysteries and the Rugeley Phoenix Photography Group are looking for models for a photo session in September. Four or six models are needed - male or female and from any age group - but they must be available on a Monday afternoon between 1.45 and 3.45pm. The session, in Rugeley, is to help promote the Mysteries and at the same time give the Phoenix photographers some...
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Face to face with ‘Gluttony’

Meet 'Gluttony' who has just been very kindly donated to the Mysteries. He was created by Cliff Vawda who was well known locally for his sculptures, many of which have been displayed in Lichfield Cathedral. Cliff's work is made more remarkable as he was blind. Gluttony was created for an exhibition of artwork inspired by Lichfield Mysteries which was displayed in various venues...
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Our day in the rain at the Barracks

We were invited to attend the Family Open Day to celebrate the dedication of Defence Medical Services (Whittington) on May 8th. Jill, Ros and Ann manned the Mysteries' stall and got very wet in the process! However, we met a lot of lovely people and spread the word about the Mysteries. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall was present at the event and chatted to people after she had un...
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‘At the Crossroads’ January – May 2014

For this project, which was supported by the BBC Performing Arts Fund, Lichfield Mysteries worked in conjunction with Fired up Theatre http://www.fireduptheatre.co.uk/ Based in Tamworth, they devise and deliver performance projects with people who do not usually access the arts including intergenerational work, breaking down social barriers and challenging perceptions. ‘A...
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Changes: February 2014

Changes is a registered charity promoting mental wellbeing and recovery in a safe and friendly environment for anyone over the age of 16. There is no waiting list or referral system and service users are a wide range of ages, socio-economic background and experiences. http://www.changes.org.uk/ Lichfield Mysteries worked with a small number of service users on a creative wri...
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Focus on the Mysteries costumes

Actors from Lichfield Mysteries have recently been focusing on the costumes. The Seven Deadly Sins mixed with Kings and devils to provide a colourful and spectacular photoshoot for a group of photographers in Rugeley. A session of Rugeley Phoenix Photography Group saw members getting in some portrait practice, thanks to the actor/models from the Mysteries. Pictures are the co...
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