01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

LBT Takeover Day – Rumi, the Moomins, workshops, Jane Austen & more

Spend the day at your local theatre and enjoy a range of workshops and performances.

All day: Sharing Our Stories photographic exhibition – free to view in the foyer. An exhibition showcasing photographs and stories from refugees from all over the globe, who now live in Huddersfield.

10.30am-1.30pm Workshop: Poetry, Drama and Our Life Stories with Anita Franklin. Create short monologues that express your hopes and intentions, and identify your own guidelines for living in accordance to what’s most precious to you.

12 noon-1pm Rumi: The Alchemy of Love. A magical and inspirational performance of the 13th-century poet Rumi’s The Alchemy of Love performed by celebrated British/Turkish singer Gulcin Bulut and the Sahba Ensemble.

1.30pm-3pm Workshop: Fiery Flash Fiction with Meg Pokrass A prompt-driven workshop with timed writing exercises, guided by a leading flash fiction writer.

1.30pm-3pm Workshop: Bibliotherapy An interactive and enjoyable taster session to introduce you to Bibliotherapy – the use of words – poetry, fiction, song lyrics – to positively enhance mental health and wellbeing.

2pm-2.50pm & 3.40pm-4.30pm Puppet Show: Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley A captivating show for children aged 4+ based on the popular Moominland stories by Tove Jansson. Using puppetry, songs, storytelling and plenty of audience interaction.

First showing (2pm)

Second showing (3.40pm)

3.30pm-5pm Regency ReJigged Dance Display & Workshop Try out some English Country Dances from the Georgian and Regency period such as those included by Jane Austen in the Assembly Room scenes of her novels and as seen in film and TV adaptations.

7pm-8.30pm Being Mr Wickham Jane Austen’s George Wickham invites you to join him on his 60th birthday as he sets the record straight. Adrian Lukis returns to his celebrated role as Jane Austen’s most quintessential troublemaker, from the 1995 BBC production of Pride and Prejudice.

All bookings are via this website apart from Regency ReJigged Dance Display & Workshop and Being Mr Wickham, which are in the main auditorium and bookable through the Lawrence Batley Theatre website. Note: a special reduced price is available when you book these two events together (see the LBT website for more information and booking).

Description

Spend the day at your local theatre and enjoy a range of workshops and performances.

All day:

Our World, My Story: Photography Exhibition – free to view in the foyer. An exhibition showcasing photographs and stories from refugees from all over the globe, who now live in Huddersfield.

10.30am-1.30pm Workshop: Poetry, Drama and Our Life Stories with Anita Franklin. Create short monologues that express your hopes and intentions, and identify your own guidelines for living in accordance to what’s most precious to you.

12 noon-1pm Rumi: The Alchemy of Love. A magical and inspirational performance of the 13th-century poet Rumi’s The Alchemy of Love performed by celebrated British/Turkish singer Gulcin Bulut and the Sahba Ensemble.

1.30pm-3pm Workshop: Fiery Flash Fiction with Meg Pokrass A prompt-driven workshop with timed writing exercises, guided by a leading flash fiction writer.

1.30pm-3pm Workshop: Bibliotherapy An interactive and enjoyable taster session to introduce you to Bibliotherapy – the use of words – poetry, fiction, song lyrics – to positively enhance mental health and wellbeing.

2pm-2.50pm & 3.40pm-4.30pm Puppet Show: Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley A captivating show for children aged 4+ based on the popular Moominland stories by Tove Jansson. Using puppetry, songs, storytelling and plenty of audience interaction.

First showing (2pm)

Second showing (3.40pm)

3.30pm-5pm Regency ReJigged Dance Display & Workshop Try out some English Country Dances from the Georgian and Regency period such as those included by Jane Austen in the Assembly Room scenes of her novels and as seen in film and TV adaptations.

7pm-8.30pm Being Mr Wickham Jane Austen’s George Wickham invites you to join him on his 60th birthday as he sets the record straight. Adrian Lukis returns to his celebrated role as Jane Austen’s most quintessential troublemaker, from the 1995 BBC production of Pride and Prejudice.

All bookings are via this website apart from Regency ReJigged Dance Display & Workshop and Being Mr Wickham, which are in the main auditorium and bookable through the Lawrence Batley Theatre website. Note: a special reduced price is available when you book these two events together (see the LBT website for more information and booking).

Pin It on Pinterest