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Culture Vultures 15.10.20


Its the 15th October and it’s National mushroom day and World food day

Also on 16th October Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was born in Dublin, Ireland. Best known for his comedies including; The Importance of Being Earnest, and his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Question for the forum this week: What is your favourite Play by any writer.



THEATRE

Soccour Punch Theatre with Keep Calm, Camera On

Part 1 https://youtu.be/mE11P0I5-1c.

Part 2 https://youtu.be/FwwPXLxkbbY

The Little Theatres of Chelsea

By the early 20th century, Chelsea had become the artistic centre of London. In this tour, Dr Claudia Tobin will tell you about a little-known but important aspect of the area’s artistic legacy: the ‘Little Theatres of Chelsea. Leading up to and during the First World War, artists and writers moved to the area and a culture of experimental performance developed in makeshift theatres and studios.

https://youtu.be/DykBQBAXP88

MUSEUMS AND ART

A narrated virtual tour of the Waterhouse Gallery and Victoria Gallery

https://youtu.be/cX03usETYI0

Five minute meditation of Ophelia amongst the flowers from the National

Gallery

https://youtu.be/hFnusmIT8PM

A detailed discription of Chris Ofili's painting No Woman, No Cry At the Tate

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/ofili-no-woman-no-cry-t07502/audio-description-no-woman-no-cry?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=organic_tl_social&utm_campaign=no_woman_no_cry_audio_description&utm_content=chris_ofili_birthday

NATURE

Wild LIVE! A new series of free monthly discussions hosted by The Wildlife Trusts' Chief Executive, Craig Bennett. Each month join a special guests to chat about some of the really important issues relating to wildlife, the natural world and environment - as well as answering any burning questions you might have.

First one is on 15 October. Click link below to book a place and find out more.

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/events/2020-10-15-wild-live-planning-fail-wildlife

FESTIVALS

Liverpool Irish Festival 15 - 25 October

https://www.liverpoolirishfestival.com/liverpool-irish-festival-15-25-october/

York literature festival. 17 October

https://myvlf.com/blog/york-literature-festival-october-17th?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=October

Scottish international story festival 17 - 31 October

https://www.sisf.org.uk/?fbclid=IwAR2J3lId9yem38w9CFsHeDcRkVTJ3HwmAK6hfdB9BE0xtAukAYLjRzpADc0

Thanks and see you next week

Corinne

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