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Culture Vultures 10.09.20

"Hi Culture Vultures ,


Today is 10 September and it’s "National swop ideas" day! Got any good ones?

Also Roald Dahl was born on 13 September 1916 do you have a favourite book written by Ronald Dahl ? Mines got to be Charlie and the chocolate factory!


Why not pop over to the "Brolly Cafe" on the forum page to share your thoughts...and if you're unsure how to sign in as a member just contact the wellbeing centers team for a helping hand.


This weeks recommended listings:


THEATRE

Some short plays from the RSC depicting scenes from Shakespeare’s play in a humorous way

The faerie abduction RSC short film from midsummer nights dream

https://youtu.be/dBPhChIkgr8

The wedding of phoebe and Silvious from the RSC from As You Like It

https://youtu.be/VrrB2Znf49o

Which Boxers from RSC the Merchant of Venice

https://youtu.be/5HWBdOveizc

A fully improvised show complete with folk inspired songs and music using suggestions from the audience half hour long

These Folk at The Boulevard Theatre

HISTORY

The history of the British seaside

https://youtu.be/pRAnIaHshl4

The Cultural landscape foundation

Postwar landscape is such an undervalued area,” says Sarah Charlesworth, who led the project for Historic England. Of the 1,600 sites on the national register of parks and gardens, only 24 had been from the second half of the 20th century.

The edge of the main road in Moreton, Wirral, is one such unexpected place. Along the route from the railway station to the former Cadbury Bros chocolate factory (later Burton’s Biscuits), where 6,000 workers used to arrive daily, are a series of cascading pools.

https://tclf.org/content/cadbury-factory-pivotal-modern-landscape-sir-geoffrey-jellicoe

The British Academy

How the invention of the book changed history

https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/blog/how-invention-book-changed-how-people-read/

ART AND MUSIC

A virtual tour of the latest art exhibitions at the Atkinson

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/whats-on/online-exhibitions/

A fab video on music in Liverpool called Routes Jukebox the documentary, featuring Jennifer Johns vocal coach, the Real Thing, Bob Marley, and Janice Long among many others, the documentary also touches on the stories of the forgotten links between Liverpool music and Motown and Reggae and on the various social and cultural factors that led to the creation of such an prolific and enduring music scene.

https://vimeo.com/154431538#at=0

FESTIVALS

the National Heritage festival On the 11 September has a few events on line some you just click the link, here’s a few

Christchurch Waterloo on line

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/christ-church-waterloo

Views of Wavertree on line

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/views-of-wavertree

The wavertree lock up

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/the-wavertree-lock-up3

Bluecoat virtual tour

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/hidden-bluecoat

Bluecoat chambers school

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/liverpool-blue-coat-school4

The Brain charity are holding. Festival of happiness on line 16 September at 10.00 am email Shawn, the link is on there to join in any of the events listed

https://www.thebraincharity.org.uk/whats-on/news/1039-head-matters-day-goes-online

FERIA LATINA 2020. 14 - 19 September bringing together some incredibly talented artists and producers from Latin America to share their work, their experiences and their culture, bringing you performances, talks, workshops, discussions of Latin American arts and culture.

As part of this exciting week long On LineFestival, there are some wonderful artists commissions, a storytelling corner; a makers corner and a series of “In conversation with…” some amazing Latin American artists and cultural activists.

http://lumacreations.lumacreations.org/

Best wishes

Corinne"

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