What have we have been filming?

We spent Monday shooting a film sequence to be used in at the Crossroads, Bible, Burlesque and the Blues our forthcoming production at the Lichfield Garrick - all exciting stuff! What were we filming? You might have to buy a ticket to find out! Stuart directs and Ben films whilst Mal oversees his project      Anthony gets his make up fixed - tha...
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Look what we are up to…

With only a few weeks to go, rehearsals are going well for at the Crossroads - our burlesque dancers are adding lots of glamour....  ...whilst John and Mal have a serious discussion about set design.  9th /10th May Tickets £12/£10 students online Lichfield Garrick or phone 01543 412121
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at the Crossroads

It's time to get out your diary and book some tickets for at the Crossroads, Lichfield Garrick, 9th & 10th May, £12 £10 (students). The wilderness is a hot and steamy place, and for 'The Visitor' the temperature is about to rise... With a vibrant backdrop of burlesque, the howlin' and the hollerin' of classic Blues music, physical theatre and not a little dark humour, at t...
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Swap Shop

We had a great time at the Lichfield and Tamworth District Tourism Swap Shop event at Drayton Manor. Lots of interesting people to meet and networking done. Many thanks to the organisers for their hard work - and look who was at the next table to us... You never know who you're going to meet!
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What’s your Mystery?

To celebrate World Community Arts Day 2014, we have been asking people to tell us their Mysteries. In exchange we gave them a little pot of Mystery seeds as a thank you. We are going to use these as inspiration and starting points for creative writing projects which we will be running over the next 12 months with various community groups. Many thanks to Tesco for allowing us to...
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Get writing!

Yesterday we had our second creative writing workshop with the Changes group in Burntwood. As well as poetry we had a think about more extended pieces of creative writing; ways of creating stories and characters and considering them from different perspectives. We had a think about using  the five senses to create images and also key questions - who, where, why, what and w...
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Competition time!

You are all invited to follow the trail to find the Seven Deadly Sins...     All in a days work!  To celebrate World Community Arts Day, the Sins’ costumes from Doomsday, the final play of the Lichfield Mysteries, will be on display in business premises around Lichfield city centre from February 15 to 28. All people have to do is name the ‘Sin’ o...
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Busy, busy, busy…

Three of our community engagement projects are now underway - it's really exciting when the work you have been planning for ages actually starts to happen! Wednesday 5th February Rehearsals for At the Crossroads have now started - an outline of all the scenes of the play has been devised so work has now started on the actual dialogue, music lyrics and ways of setting the scene...
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At the Crossroads – first rehearsal

Having had our workshops to generate ideas and devise the play, our first rehearsal is on Wednesday 29th January, 7.30pm, the Lichfield Room, Wade Street Church, Frog Lane, Lichfield. If you couldn't make the workshops but would like to get involved in this production it's not too late - just come along to the rehearsal. The performances are on the 9th & 10th May in the Lic...
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