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Culture Vultures 5.11.20

Hell everyone,


November 5th - Remembered as Guy Fawkes Day in the UK, for the anniversary of the failed "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the Houses of Parliament and King James I in 1605.

Fire works were invented in China, and are used each year to remind us of the event.


My question for the forum this week is: if you could invent something to celebrate a special day what would it be? I might chose an everlasting chocolate fountain for a friends birthday



On to this weeks listings:


THEATRE

The show must go on. Being Shakespeare with Simon Callow

Iconic play Abigails Party from the Play for Today series. A comic drama about a neighbours' get-together, in which the consumption of alcohol leads to the airing of prejudices and snobberies.

MUSIC ART AND FILM

Fair port convention concert online Cropredy 2020. A night of music in lieu of their usual live festival.

LCR pride foundation Film for Friday 6 November at 5.00 pm with two short film’s to watch. A throne for Miss Ghana 14 minutes long and All falls down 6 minutes long.

Eventbrite - Join Metal and Cinema Nation for an online watch-along of Andrea Luka Zimmerman's Trilogy of films about people, place’s and ecology free just book online

Stories of the Streets Friday 6 November at 6.30

Estate of a Reverie Saturday 7 November at 3.30

Here for life Sunday 8 November at 3.30

History of Guy Fawkes for 5 November

Skull mapping a really unusual site with dynamic projection mapping combining live action and animation created in October 2016.

FESTIVALS

Homotopia festival Queer the city and interesting podcasts on walks through Liverpool

Being Human festival 9 to 22 November from science fiction futures to exploring the past

7 to 15 November The Festive of Social Science

Mapping Women’s Suffrage

The series of events will launch with a live webinar focusing on researching the suffrage past of your family or neighbourhood. University of Warwick’s Prof. Sarah Richardson, will be hosting a series of free, exciting live and pre-recorded events during festival week, celebrating women’s suffrage and activism with a variety of wonderful guest speakers.

Thanks for listening and see you all next week!

Corinne

6 Comments


gillianjohnport
Nov 08, 2020

Thank you Corinnexxx

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gillianjohnport
Nov 08, 2020

Hope you had a lovely birthday, Corinne.

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gillianjohnport
Nov 08, 2020

Hope you had a lovely birthday, Corinne.

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gillianjohnport
Nov 07, 2020

Really good,Corinne all interesting stuff on here.Abagail,s party is a must loved it. Alison Steadman brilliant. All actors great , also i noticed Angela who was in One Foot In The Grave ,she played Pippa Trench , lots of other TV programmes.

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Gail
Nov 05, 2020

Thanks as always Corinne. Like you I watched Abigail's Party years ago and again recently. Big fan of Alison Steadman. Looking forward to checking out the other links 😊

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