October 2013 Blog Posts (122)

Wales Lab - The Maiden's Voyage

About our Wales Lab project

Likely Story were inspired by a grainy black and white photograph from the 1900s of a group of women standing next to a hauled out pilot gig (a sea going rowing boat), found on the wall of the Anchor Inn, Seatown, Dorset.   A caption described them as “rude and coarse” fisherwomen who spent one summer fishing from the gig by day and sleeping under it on the beach by night.  It’s an image, and the seed of a story that has ignited the…

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Added by Anne Langford on October 25, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

Rehearsals for Gaggle Babble's The Forsythe Sisters

Instead of allowing themselves to take a breather after the success of The Bloody Ballad of Mary Maid (Winner of the Brighton Fringe Emerging Talent, WhatsOnStage Musical Theatre Network Best Musical Winner and Best Music in a Musical), Gaggle Babble have launched straight into their next project Apparitions of Spirits with The Forsythe Sisters. Taking place in the rather lovely …

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Added by Charlie Hammond on October 24, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Bursaries available to attend Independent Street Arts Network Conference — deadline 1 Nov

Bursaries are now available for Wales based artists and arts venues to network and share experience with practitioners UK wide at the Independent Street Arts Network Biennial Conference, at the Birmingham Hippodrome on November 2021 2013.

These bursaries are part of Articulture’s ‘…

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Added by Articulture Wales on October 24, 2013 at 13:58 — No Comments

Join The Great Outdoors Expedition – New Opportunities for Outdoor Arts in Wales launching this Autumn

Interested in creating innovative and high quality outdoor arts in Wales? Join Articulture on their Great Outdoors Expedition, a series of new and exciting opportunities mapped out across Wales and beyond in the next year, open to all Wales based arts practitioners, funders, development officers, festivals and venues.

Kick starting this Autumn 2013 The Great Outdoors Expedition includes bursaries, networking events, mini encounters and the chance to create new small-scale commissions…

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Added by Articulture Wales on October 24, 2013 at 13:52 — No Comments

Tankers, Tugs and Banana Boats

Beer, Dylan Thomas, The Queen's Hotel - the show I have been working toward all my life...Tankers, as it is affectionately known, has proved to be very successful; loads of nice comments, but most importantly - we wanted more. As one lady said: 'beer, Dylan and a fire', I wish this could go on all night...

Added by Adrian Metcalfe on October 23, 2013 at 15:55 — No Comments

Many thanks from the Angel - C collective

Many thanks to All who came out on a rainy Monday night to see 'Angel C'; and supported our contribution to the Made In Roath festival 2013. 

Stay tuned for further Angel-C blog updates, film, artworks and interventions (…

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Added by Leah on October 23, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

Reaper & Daughter Ltd. TONIGHT at The Gower!



Hello there!

Just a quick reminder that Reaper & Daughter Ltd. is happening tonight at The Gower Pub at 8pm!(And it's FREE!)…

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Added by Rachel-Helena Walsh on October 23, 2013 at 11:51 — No Comments

Young Critic Review: Free Folk (Forest Forge)

October 17th 2013 I attended the opening night first showing of the Forest Forge production: Free Folk, written by Gary Owen and directed by Kirstie Davis, at The Sherman Theatre.

Free folk follows five strangers as their paths cross one stormy night and they become trapped not only physically but mentally as we the audience witness relatable situations with the internal struggles and personal journeys of each character. We are invited into the mind sets of this vast range…

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Added by Sarah Finch on October 22, 2013 at 21:37 — No Comments

Sing to him

I sang this song to Superted around Newport. I performed this also at Comedyport (The annual commedy festival in Newport), where the people of Newport joined the call.







You’ve got soft hands with white hair,

You needed the hospital so I took you there.

You wear yellow trousers, matching brace and tie,

Your eyes are made of plastic and your…

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Added by Dino Rovaretti on October 22, 2013 at 18:06 — No Comments

Getting Lost

A few months ago I created a one-to-one performance in which the single audience member became a part of the action within the story I shared. Each enters the room where I am waking up after an operation; they pull down my bed cover, open Superteds trousers to reveal my body and the scars that map my journey through the NHS. Each individual is involved in this this re-enactment of the past as I attempt to stitch up the wound of lost memory and object, they hold my hand and I squeeze. At the…

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Added by Dino Rovaretti on October 22, 2013 at 17:58 — No Comments

Pairs

I’ve just got back from the festival at BAC, and I think I’ve got the London Bug, that’s not just the cold that I have although I think that has something to do with using the underground. Even though I’m not keen on wearing it on a t-shirt or umbrella I must say, I love/heart London. If I am asked to recall a time from my childhood I go back to the moment where I am sitting up in a bed in Great Ormond Street Hospital. I’m looking around for a nurse, my dad and Superted. The nurse comes…

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Added by Dino Rovaretti on October 22, 2013 at 17:41 — No Comments

DECENT NIGHT OUT?

Added by Spencer on October 22, 2013 at 0:00 — No Comments

Show your new work in progress at The Forge.

Audience member writing feedback at The Forge. Photo by Ashleigh Haddad.

The Forge presents new work by Welsh and Wales-based artists in Chapter, Cardiff. 

Our next event…

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Added by Catherine Paskell on October 21, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments

Join us tonight @ 7pm

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Added by Leah on October 21, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Have you borrowed NTW Equipment?

Hi All, 

A quick shout out to anyone that has borrowed NTW for a project and still has hold of it following your projects completion. Could you please bring it back next week. The core team will all be back at NTW base in Castle Arcade from Monday 28th.

If you could pop in with it during this week that would be amazing.

Thank you all!

Julia x

Added by Julia Coles on October 21, 2013 at 15:47 — No Comments

ANGEL-C (a performance for the Made In Roath festival 2013)

For more information please visit - …

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Added by Leah on October 21, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

ANGEL-C - TONIGHT @ 7pm - http://angelcollective.wordpress.com/

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Added by Leah on October 21, 2013 at 11:08 — No Comments

I <3 Korea

I’m now just about recovered from the jet lag after returning from an amazing two weeks away in Asia, and through the blur have been reflecting on what it was I experienced.

It started with a trip with the British Council to speak at PAMS (Performing Arts Market Seoul). If you’ve not been to an arts market before, imagine loads of companies, big and small, who have…

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Added by Simon Coates on October 21, 2013 at 6:23 — 3 Comments

SAVE THE SHERMAN!

CALLING ALL CARDIFFIANS - WHEREVER YOU LIVE!



SAVE THE SHERMAN!



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Added by Hywel Morgan on October 20, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

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