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Culture Vultures 07.10.20

It’s world mental health day on the 10 October, so just sending love to everyone and to say you are not alone.

On the 8 October 1987 a group of scientists armed with the latest underwater technology carry out a survey of Loch Ness hoping to find proof that Nessie The Loch Ness monster existed.

Question for the forum today is have you any tales about mythical monsters that you might have seen or someone you know has or knows about. Head over to the forum "Brolly Cafe" to share your answers and see what others have come up with.....

THEATRE

The Case of the Frightened Lady is a hilarious account of the antics of the Wallace household as they flit dizzyingly between reality and fiction, inventing storylines, devising dialogue and arguing over the final denouement.

https://youtu.be/neDlYHOnEUg

The Importance of Being Earnest , Oscar Wilde’s ‘trivial comedy for serious people’ is a masterpiece of sharp wit and preposterous plotting. Set in the year 1912, with the Titanic sinking, mass production just beginning on the Morris Oxford and the Turkey Trot causing outrage across the dance floors of polite society, this tale of the strange contents of a handbag found at Victoria station has been subtly adapted to extract every drip of humour.

https://youtu.be/Cf79vaYdi2s

ART and HISTORY

Amongst the trees from the Haywood Gallery. A short video about trees, art and how human culture is entwined with tree culture

Among the Trees: A virtual tour | Hayward Gallery

Digital art exhibitions at the Atkinson Friday 9 October

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/exhibition/the-triumph-of-art/

National Archives free online talk Friday 9 October at 2.00 pm making a mark

The Early black press - Register via Eventbrite via link

A history of the docks and Bluecoat chambers

https://youtu.be/lp8hKbnt82c

MUSIC and MEDITATION

8 October a free on line yoga meditation course. Book on line for the first of the online course starting this evening

https://brahmakumaris.uk/events/registration/3396336-raja-yoga-meditation-beginners-4-part-online-course

And now some classical music and A brilliant version of the Queen of Sheba by the Ukelele orchestra of Great Britain

https://youtu.be/mJGe3rFwrtw

FESTIVALS

Hay Festival Europa 28 While face to face events are taking place in Croatia, many discussions and readings are being streamed on line. with authors, poets and dramatists discussing books in English all events free to book On line from 6 - 9 October. Follow link

https://www.hayfestival.com/europa28/home

Hay Festival on line with the worlds greatest thinkers and writers, on film and audio. Global Health, Pride, Black Lives Matter amongst a host of Discussions and events. A fee of £10.00 per year is requested if you want to download Hayplayer

https://www.hayfestival.com/hayplayer/

A lovely piece of music and poetry called Lockdown kittens dancing, a music video narrated by Helen Mirren in conjunction with the Happy place Festival

https://youtu.be/Az6K-RGK_Tk

9 to 11 October. Liverpool literacy festival a free event, just book via link for events with poets and authors

https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/literary-festival/events/

Thanks all And see you next week

Corinne 💞

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