Coming up at the Newhampton Arts Centre
A round-up of forthcoming events and activities at Newhampton Arts Centre; celebrating stories from African and Caribbean cultures.read more...
During October, we are celebrating stories from African and the Caribbean - powerful stories, funny stories, true stories, traditional stories, family stories, stories for children and stories for adults. Come along to the Newhampton Arts Centre and listen, watch or tell a tale of your own. Everyone is invited!
THE FREEDOM BIRD:
Wednesday 9th October - 1:15pm (sold out) and 7pm.
A powerful true story for children aged 8+ and their families!
Miali was kidnapped and sold to slave owners in Mauritius. One night, she led a hundred slaves to freedom. On an island only twenty miles by thirty, they were never caught! Moby Duck Theatre tells an extraordinary true story of courage, determination, compassion and hope.
Tickets: Adults Â£5, Children Â£4, Family Ticket Â£15 (4 people).
THE STORY CIRCLE
Sharing Stories from Africa and the Caribbean.
Tuesday 8th October at 7pm - FREE!
Do you have stories to tell but don't know where to begin? Maybe you have a story of your own or stories that have been handed down to you? Join a fun workshop with Hazel Malcolm and friends to brush up your story telling skills.You may even decide to bring your story to an event later in the month.
Free but please reserve your place: ring 01902 572090.
HALF-TERM: Wednesday 30th October at 2pm.
Our storytellers will weave their magic with tales for all the family. You can also bring your stories to share. With Tonia Campbell from Kuumba Arts and friends.
FREE but please book your places by ringing 01902 572090.
Wednesday 30th October at 7pm.
Join Dorothy Baruch and friends for a relaxed adult evening sharing stories and music from Africa and the Caribbean.
Enjoy a cocktail from the bar and bring some food to share. If you would like to take part with a story or a song, let us know or talk to Dorothy when you arrive.