Ben Tinniswood
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Fun Palace at NTW with Sense Cymru & TEAM

Come along to our Cardiff Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October. TEAM are joining forces with the Being Me! Project, part of Sense Cymru and taking over the NTW shopfront for an afternoon of experimentation & creation. Come and have a go at making some tactile artworks with us. It will be fun and it could get messy too!Dewch ymlaen i Fun Palace Caerdydd ar dydd Sul 8fed Hydref.  Mae TEAM yn ymuno gyda'r prosiect Being Me! rhan o Sense Cymru ac yn cymryd drosodd swyddfa NTW am brynhawn o arbrofi…See More
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Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Come along to our Cardiff Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October. TEAM are joining forces with the Being Me! Project, part of Sense Cymru and taking over the NTW shopfront for an afternoon of experimentation & creation. Come and have a go at making…"
4 hours ago
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Edrychwch ar Mis Hanes Pobl Dduon"
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Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"TEAM Social 14th September.   Remember to RSVP to team@nationaltheatrewales.org by Monday 4th September to book your place at our TEAM Social on the 14th and be the first to see our brand new production "We're Still…"
Aug 25
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Opportunity to create a Fun Palace at NTW HQ / i creu 'Fun Palace' mewn pencadlys NTW

 Do you want to turn our Cardiff shopfront into your community Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October? If you’ve got the ideas, we can give you the space (See images below). We’ll also provide you with TEAM support, equipment and a budget of £100 to help you make it happen. Don’t know what Fun Palaces are yet? Then read all about how to make one here: http://funpalaces.co.uk/about/This opportunity is open to everyone. Send your ideas to…See More
Aug 24
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Cyfle i creu 'Fun Palace' mewn pencadlys NTW A ydych chi am droi ein siop yng Nghaerdydd i mewn i'ch 'Fun Palace' cymunedol ar dydd Sadwrn 8fed Hydref?  Os oes gennych chi'r syniadau, gallwn ni roi'r lle i…"
Aug 24
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Opportunity to create a Fun Palace at NTW HQ   Do you want to turn our Cardiff shopfront into your community Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October?   If you’ve got the ideas, we can give you the space (See images below). We’ll also…"
Aug 24
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Edrych fel Cyfle gwych i greu gwaith newydd hefo National Theatre of Scotland: NTS Exchange 2018"
Aug 22
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"A great looking opportunity to create new work with the National Theatre Of Scotland: NTS Exchange 2018  "
Aug 22
Ben Tinniswood is attending Rhoda Lane's event
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TEAM Social - Port Talbot! at Byass Works, Port Talbot

September 14, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
National Theatre Wales TEAM is inviting TEAM members (existing and prospective!) to join us for our TEAM Social onThursday 14th September, 19:00 in Port Talbot!The TEAM Social will mark the start of our production run of the epic “We’re Still Here”. It’s an exclusive chance for you to see the show before everyone else, and what’s more, it’s FREE!About the showWe’re Still Here, created by Rachel Trezise & Common…See More
Aug 8
Ben Tinniswood is attending Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival's event
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Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival 2017 at Cardiff

July 15, 2017 to July 22, 2017
2017 is the second year of the Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival. Following in the footsteps of Brighton, London and of course Edinburgh, Cardiff will enjoy an annual shot of affordable theatrical delight from both new and established theatre companies, held in a range of local venues.We have theatre companies from Cardiff and beyond all performing their work in our fair city. We also have Free Fringe events including drag, poetry and a scratch night! More information is soon to come on talks and…See More
Jun 29
Ben Tinniswood is attending Justin Teddy Cliffe's event
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APOCALYPSO: The Last Bar On Earth at The Riverfront, Newport

June 19, 2017 at 8pm to June 23, 2017 at 10pm
Critically acclaimed Tin Shed Theatre Co. invites thrill-seekers and deep thinkers to join them at the last bar on earth for an immersive horror-comedy experience like no other…Set In a dystopian future, a city is in ruins and the sanity of it’s inhabitants is questionable. A half-chicken-half-man, and his gas-masked companion sieve, shift and lift large chunks of rubble in search of lost relics, packets of M&M’s, and rare objets d’art.Together, this twisted pair run Apocalypso: The Last…See More
Jun 19
Ben Tinniswood is attending Gavin Porter's event
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RATS (Rose Against The System at The Wales Millennium Centre

June 2, 2017 at 7:30pm to June 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
The Butetown Rats have been planning the takeover of Cardiff Bay for generations and now it is time to unveil their plans.A small tail about a young Rat who is about to go through her family's traditional initiation. Her right of passage is to steal something from the humans, that she can not eat, what ever she finds will become her name. Born into a world of set traditions she struggles with her identity.On her adventure she encounters other Rats that show her what freedom is all about.A black…See More
May 23
Ben Tinniswood is attending AVANT's event
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Killer Cells at Tour

May 25, 2017 at 7:30pm to June 17, 2017 at 2:30pm
A story of life, loss, resilience and hope.Inspired by first-hand experiences of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy, Killer Cells will reveal the hidden heartache of miscarriage, all while emphasising the resilience, optimism and hope of those who experience it. “… and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”Written and directed by Sara Lewis@Killer_CellsOur upcoming production of Killer Cells will be in multiple Theatres from May... Park and Dare Theatre 25th of May 20177:30pm…See More
May 14
Ben Tinniswood is attending National Theatre Wales's event
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We're Still Here at Port Talbot

September 15, 2017 at 7:30pm to September 30, 2017 at 7:30pm
National Theatre Wales & Common WealthCreated by / Crëwyd gan Rachel Trezise & Common Wealth People have forgotten how to say ‘no’. That’s the problem in this country. We are allowed to say ‘no’.Port Talbot steelworks; site of one of the last heavy industries in Wales, and threatened with closure in 2015. The story made headlines around the world, and the Save Our Steel campaign was quick to respond, gathering a momentum that captured the spirit and uncertainty of our times. So what…See More
May 2
Ben Tinniswood commented on National Theatre Wales's group National Theatre Wales TEAM
"Often the best way to explain something like TEAM to people is to tell them your own TEAM story. So, us on TEAM Panel have been doing just that. Here's mine if you'd like to give it a read. Feel free to comment/ask questions about TEAM…"
Apr 18

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What I do:
Theatre Maker, Musician, Sound Artist
A little more about me:
I love making things. Due to ongoing incompetency in the field of putting up shelves etc, I concentrate on creating with sound & vision.
Location:
Cardiff
Projects I’m working on:
Very proud to be an NTW TEAM Panel Member for a third year.

Looking forward to kicking off TEAM 2017 activity with #Pontystories, an all day performance party in celebration of the YMCA, Pontypridd - Saturday 18th Feb, all welcome!

Musician/Composer on "I'll Sing this Song" - TEAM Project with Patrick Jones & the Alzheimer's Society - Download the App from iTunes

Choir Coordinator on "Before I Leave" - NTW

"Shh!" - Co devising with Tracy Harris - Waleslab & Experimentica Festival

"Create Zone" - Audio experiments in Storytelling with Sherrall Morris
Personal Website/CV:
http://https://soundcloud.com/the-narrowest-point
Twitter @username:
@bentinniswood

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Fun Palace at NTW with Sense Cymru & TEAM

Come along to our Cardiff Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October. TEAM are joining forces with the Being Me! Project, part of Sense Cymru and taking over the NTW shopfront for an afternoon of experimentation & creation. Come and have a go at making some tactile artworks with us. It will be fun and it could get messy too!

Dewch ymlaen i Fun Palace Caerdydd ar dydd Sul 8fed Hydref.  Mae TEAM yn ymuno gyda'r prosiect Being Me! rhan o Sense Cymru ac yn…

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Posted on September 22, 2017 at 16:00

Opportunity to create a Fun Palace at NTW HQ / i creu 'Fun Palace' mewn pencadlys NTW

 

Do you want to turn our Cardiff shopfront into your community Fun Palace on Sunday 8th October?

 

If you’ve got the ideas, we can give you the space (See images below). We’ll also provide you with TEAM support, equipment and a budget of £100 to help you make it happen.

 

Don’t know what Fun Palaces are yet? Then read all about how to make one…

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Posted on August 24, 2017 at 13:45

Why I'll keep harping on about TEAM

It was, give or take a few weeks, three years ago I had my first TEAM experience, attending a Leadership training course. This morning I received a letter welcoming me as a National Theatre Wales Board Member as TEAM Representative. It’s been quite a journey!

My experience of attending that Leadership Training day in early 2014 explains a great deal about what TEAM is about, what it means to me & why I’m proud to have been able to represent TEAM for the last three years.

In…

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Posted on April 18, 2017 at 15:15

Community is not a Dirty Word

Community is not a dirty word”

I wrote those words in my notebook whilst en route to the Acta Community Theatre Festival in Bristol last week.

There can be connotations of the words “Community Theatre” that are less than helpful. As a working professional in Theatre I've frequently come across assumptions that…

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Posted on June 20, 2016 at 14:19

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At 14:39 on February 15, 2017, Julia Crocker said…

Hi Ben,

That is great news that you would like to attend our Create & Collaborate Networking Event on Monday, I will put you down on the list! Can I put you under Industry Creative and NTW team panel member?

I look forward to meeting on Monday evening.

May thanks,

Julia

At 19:57 on February 2, 2015, Elaine Paton said…

Hi Ben, Sorry I've lost your email and wanted to send you the info on the Riverside Music nights so you can see if it would be of interest to you. Frankie ARmstrong is one of the performers. Mine is elainepaton16@gmail.com  Cheers Elaine

At 18:33 on September 15, 2014, Catherine Paskell said…

Hi Ben - you are the second person to message me that in 10 minutes - I have sent a test email to our account and so far, it has neither arrived, nor bounced back! Can I check that it was info@dirtyprotesttheatre.co.uk you emailed? Sometimes people miss off the 2t's? Otherwise, send me your message to my personal address catherinepaskell (at) gmail (dot) com and at least I'll have it x

At 23:57 on August 8, 2014, Christina Handke said…

On Facebook yet Ben? :P 

At 16:31 on August 6, 2014, Catrin Rogers said…

Hi Ben!

Thanks so much for the lovely message, and glad to be able to bring some light using the dark arts...

Have you recovered from Summercamp yet?

At 20:28 on August 3, 2014, Tina Pasotra said…

Wedding was beautiful thanks Ben : ) see you soon I hope? x

At 17:03 on August 2, 2014, David Evans said…

It was a joy, hope you had an enjoyable time 

See you soon I am sure

At 15:54 on August 2, 2014, Rebecca Louise Collins said…

Goodbyes are over rated let's make it a see you again instead. x

At 12:46 on August 2, 2014, Domenico Farelli said…

Jurassic Park!

At 12:28 on August 2, 2014, Heeran Lee said…
Thanks, Ben! Hope you are safely back home, and see you again soon!
 
 
 

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