Whitley Arts Festival 2009
Listings

Film

FRIDAY 16th OCTOBER

STAND UP CINEMA
CATCH A FIRE Phillip Noyce 2006
Rising Sun Arts Centre Doors open 7.00pm
Shorts: 7.30pm Main Feature: 8.00pm £4.00 (£3.00 concs)

Shown as part of Black History Month, this part thriller, part melodrama charts the story of Patrick Chamusso, wrongly accused of terrorism by the South African police.
Tickets: www.standupcinema.co.uk or 0118 986 6788


WORLD FILM DAY DOUBLE BILL
R.I.S.C 2.00pm Free

DRAG ME TO HELL (15) Sam Raimi (99 mins)
A legal and personal journey, sparked by the sudden need to defend her lemon trees leads Salmas deep into the complex, dark and sometimes funny chaos of the ongoing struggle in the Middle East
GADJO DILO Tony Gatlif (102 mins)
Algerian-born French filmmaker-composer Tony Gatlif completes his beguiling Gypsy triptych. This funny, bawdy, moving blend of gritty drama, glorious music, dance, and ethnographic semi-documentary, sees a 'crazy outsider' searching for a Gypsy singer and fi nding the joys and
heartbreaks of the Romany life.


TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER

SUNSHINE CLEANING (15) Christine Jeffs (91 mins)
Reading Film Theatre 8.00pm £5.50 (concs £4.00)

Rose and Norah are sisters who set up a lucrative business, cleaning
up the blood and mess from violent crimes after the police have moved
on. In a film delicately balanced between tragedy and farce, they tidy
up the mess of other people's lives but are themselves smothered by chaos. To book call 0118 378 7571


THURSDAY 22ND OCTOBER

NEW TOWN KILLERS (15) Richard Jobson (100 mins)
Reading Film Theatre 8.00pm £5.50 (concs £4.00)

Financier Dougray Scott plays a game with selected members of Edinburgh's poor underclass - to evade capture (and death) and win enough money to solve all of your problems. One victim proves more resourceful than one could ever imagine. To book call 0118 378 7571


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FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER - SATURDAY 25TH OCTOBER

READING EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
Rising Sun Arts Centre
Day tickets £6.00 (concs £4.00),
Two-day tickets
£11.00 (concs £7.00) (useable on any two days)
Three-day tickets £15.00 (concs £9.00)
Tickets can be reserved on 0118 967 4706 or tickets@reff.biz.
Tickets will be held until 15 minutes before the performance starts. Visit Reading Experimental Film Festival section of this site for more details.

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TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER

IS ANYBODY THERE? (12A) - John Crowley (95 mins)
Reading Film Theatre. 8.00pm £5.50 (concs £4.00)
A meditation on fi nding hope amidst the dying of the light, a very moving story about an unlikely partnership which snatches life and hope from what could be a bitter end. Starring Michael Caine. Book: 0118 378 7571


FILM IN A PUB - DOUBLE BILL. Retreat Pub. 9.00pm Free.
LA JETTE - Chris Marker (28 mins)
In a post-apocalyptic world, a man is given the chance to discover the signifi cance of a childhood memory by being a guinea pig in a time travel experiment. A sparse soundtrack and the use of monochrome images in fluid montage give the sensation of moving image in this classic about the power of human memory.
JAN SVANKMAJER - Selected shorts
Czech Surrealist fi lmmaker-animator uses a range of techniques, combining live action, puppet theatre, stop-motion and drawn animation, re-edited archive footage and montage. A master of psychology, and wit, and logic, and nonsense.


THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER

DRAG ME TO HELL (15) - Sam Raimi (99 mins)
Reading Film Theatre. 8.00pm £5.50 (concs £4.00)
A Halloween special - scary and funny. When bank employee Christine refuses an elderly customer a loan, she becomes the subject of a terrifying gypsy curse To book call 0118 378 7571

Drama/Comedy/Poetry

THURSDAY 22ND - SATURDAY 24TH OCTOBER

WRITEFEST
Progress Theatre 7.45pm £7.00

An evening of nine new short plays from writers both local and further afield, featuring comedy, drama and absurdity. From a teenagers first kiss via a landlord with a tale to tell, to an elevator with a story. In its fourth year. Contact Chris Moran 0118 901 8456. Tickets 0118 960 60 60


MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

WE ARE GATHERED HERE - Daniel Kitson

21 South Street. 8.00pm. £10.00

Comedy. Everybody needs something to hold when it gets dark, so who am I to point at anything and call it facile, redundant or rubbish? Even when it quite clearly is. A new stand up show about finding something important in an ocean of twaddle. To book call 0118 960 6060


TUESDAY 27TH OCT AND WEDNESDAY 28TH OCT

PINOCCHIO - Indefinite Articles

21 South Street. 11.30am and 2.00pm. £6.50

The tale of the puppet that wants to be a real boy, and the puppet-maker who wants to be a real father. Puppetry, shadows, illusion and especially composed music combine to create a family show. Suitable for ages 4+.
To book call 0118 960 6060


THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER

BEGINNING WITH BLOBS - Kazzum

21 South Street. 11.30am & 2.00pm. £6.50

Clay, dance and music are combined to show you the paths of three imaginary beings that begin their lives in a deep dark sea. Accompanied by the live vocals, harmony's and rhythms of an original soundtrack.
Suitable for ages 4 - 8. To book call 0118 960 6060


FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER

SPOKEN WORD - Three 20 Minute Plays and Two Poetry Sets

South Reading Youth and Community Centre. 7.30pm Free

Uncovering Reading's emerging acting talent, featuring three local theatre companies. Handprint Theatre, (CamdenFringe Festival) create theatre that is accessible to both deaf and hearing integrated audiences. Also performing are Rose and Thorn theatre company, Progress Youth Theatre and students from John Madejski Academy.

Local poets Gordon Buss and Mark Worm will perform their individual styles of poetry for 20 minutes each.

Music

SUNDAY 18TH OCTOBER

CABARET FOLKLORICO - World Music and Dance Cabaret
Rising Sun Arts Centre. 8.30pm. £7.00

World Music and dance in a relaxed cabaret format. Gambian master drummer and dancer Abdoul Davis, Ife Tolentino & Steve Wells, cool and gental Brasilian guitar duo, Kadialy Kouyate playing traditional West African songs on the lute-like Kora and The Drummrunners Drum n Bass play a lively mixture of junk percussion samba and darabuka.
Book: 0118 986 6788 or www.risingsun-artscentre.co.uk


THURSDAY 22ND OCTOBER
DEVON SPRULE - Support from MANTLER
21 South Street. 8.00pm. £12.50
With her trademark vintage dresses and 50-year-old Gibson guitar songwriter Devon Sproule combines Appalachian, folk and jazz infl uences in a candid and poetic performance. To book call 0118 960 6060

VISUAL AND AUDIO INSTALLATION
Outside Saint Mary's Church. 8.30pm Free

Two of Reading's biggest names in music Russell Alsop (Russell's Teapot) and Gavin Lombos (Blocco Electro) are teaming up with visual laser artist Porij (Alien Vision Lasers) to perform live in the centre of Reading at Saint Mary's Church.

This one off collaboration sees the three artists fuse the historic building and its challenging architecture with its modern urban setting. This audio and visual spectacular is the official opening of the Whitley Arts Festival 2009 and signifies the progress the festival has made in recent years, which now covers many venues across Reading. The experimental nature of the collaborative work produced at the Church represents the innovative, evocative and original direction that the festival is taking.


SUNDAY 25TH OCTOBER

PAN FEVER - RASPO Steel Orchestra

21 South Street. Doors 6.30pm (7.00pm start) £5.00

The legend unfolds through lyrical narrative, dance, costume and song featuring guest artists and ten decades of classical, traditional, contemporary and calypso music. Celebrating Black History Month. www.culturemixarts.co.uk Book: 0118 960 6060


MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

SHINE
South Reading Youth and Community Centre. 7pm Free

A testimony to the music talent of Reading. A cross section of the community from first timers to old timers - featuring R n B, rap, rock and pop and hip hop. For more info - or to perform info@whitleyartsfestival.co.uk


SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

RIPPLES ACROSS THE POND - Singer Songwriters
Retreat Pub. 5.00pm Free

Connecting live to Metuchen New Jersey, both sides of the Atlantic take turns to play music to each other. Featuring local singer-songwriters who have been meeting over the past year in the Retreat to share new songs and tunes.

For more music see What The Butler Saw - At The Festival Pub

Dance


TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER & WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

ADVENTURES IN ANTI COOL - Banxy & Kno Love

21 South Street. 8.00pm. £10.00 (£8.50 concs)

Veteran in UK hip hop dance, Banxy presents his new solo piece Ikky Wakk, Kno Love presents their solo Cool Rules, followed by a brand new two hander 'Adventures in Anti-Cool' featuring Banxy and Curtis James of Kno Love. To book call 0118 960 6060


MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

SALSA CLASS

The Rising Sun Arts Centre. 7.00pm Free

Try this hugely enjoyable, easy to learn dance. Salsa is a great way to meet people, it is energetic, expressive and has great music. For more information 0118 986 6788


WEDNESDAY 28TH OCTOBER

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASS

The Rising Sun Arts Centre. 7.30pm Free

Tango is one of the most beautiful dances in the world, elegant and dramatic, involving close coordination between partners. This workshop is an introduction to the dance. More information on 0118 986 6788


SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER

BHAVA-RAGA-TALA - Kalakunj

21 South Street. 6.30pm. £10.00 (£5.00 under 12's)

Indian classical dance and music by the students of Kalakunj, co-ordinated by Ananya Chatterjee, including performances from the traditional Bharatanatyam repertoire, featuring Suchismita Ganguly. To book call 0118 960 6060

DANCE INVASION
South Reading Youth and Community Centre. 7.30pm. £3

An evening of dance featuring crews and groups from in and around Reading. Featuring amongst others street, hip hop, contemporary and African. Tickets available on the door

Tuesday 27th, Thursday 29th, Friday 30th October,
INTRODUCTION TO DANCE
Hexham Community Centre. 2.00pm - 4.00pm. Free

Get top tuition from one of reading's leading dance teachers and build towards a performance at the Dance Invasion on the 31st. For more information call Carol on 0118 901 5628

Exhibition

TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER - FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER

Local Platform

Takeaway Gallery, Harris Arcade Exhibiting photography from Anne-Marie Carroll, Mike Taylor, Ross Hale and Neile Wright. The Gallery opened 4 years ago, selling original prints off-the-wall and offering a unique hands-on printing service. More Info: Ross 0118 950 2742


MONDAY 26TH - FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER

Art At The Retreat - Photography


Retreat Pub. From 4:00pm Mon - Fri, from 12.30pm Saturday - Sunday. Free

The Reading Salon will be exhibiting a photographic collection, either direct or indirect, discreet or eccentric in response to La Jetee (Chris Marker) and Jan Svankmajer' short films showing on the 27th. Exhibitors will include:
Anne-Marie Carroll, Mike Taylor and Shane Gunning.

Moondogs Festival Hub

FREE ART ALL WEEK AT THE FESTIVAL CAFE. EVERY DAY FEATURES A NEW ARTIST AND THEIR WORK.
Moondogs Art Stop Cafe is Readings newest Independent Coffee Shop and Art Gallery. Their mission is to provide quality products, locally sourced and ethically produced. Moondogs also provides a platform for Local Artists to display and sell their work. Come and enjoy a coffee, tea, cake and art in a truly unique environment.


MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

PHOTOGRAPHY - Ross Hale


Texture and landscapes frequently appear as subjects in Ross Hale's photography. The end product also takes on a textural context by using paper, canvas and any other printable materials.
The photography is featured today but will be available to view until 29/10


TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER

VIDEO INSTALLATION - Mike Taylor


The premiere of photographer / videographer Mike Taylor's 'Water Weir #2' The second in a series of looped video installations. (The first piece in the series was run at REFF 2008).
Showing all day.


WEDNESDAY 28TH OCTOBER

SOUND INSTALLATION - Dolly Dolly


Dolly Dolly performs the sound piece 'Moondolly'. Endless summer holidays, old schools programmes, Hammer horror and old Doctor Who. A mysterious musical monolith of infinite variety, versatility and vision.
Live from 3.00pm - 4.00pm.


THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER

POETRY - John Hoggett


Pinko commie queer performance poet John Hoggett recites poetry from Climate Camp and passionate rhymes from the world of protest.
Performance time 3.00pm - 4.00pm.


FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER

PHOTOGRAPHY - Mike Taylor


For the last 35 years, Mike has produced a fascinating archive of the world around us. In this series of shots of found objects with open captions, he simply invites the viewer to ponder why or how they came to be in their setting, and what stories lay behind them.
The photography is featured today, but will be available to view until 06/11.


SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER

VIDEO INSTALLATION - Dolly Dolly


Dolly Dolly's video installation piece 'Televisionmare #1' is best viewed
as a fever dream stuck halfway between the fl ickering black and white world of early television and the unconscious.
Showing all day.


SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

SPEAK SUNDAY (POETRY) - Craig Anderson


Moondogs' monthly spoken word event, featuring local and international poets.
This month's poet is Moondogs own Craig Anderson reading from his unpublished works 'A Scott Abroad'.
Performance time 3.00pm - 4.00pm.


SUNDAY 25TH OCTOBER - SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER

TVU EXHIBITION


Students entering their second year of their Fine Art and Art in Practice Foundation Degrees at Thames Valley University, Reading, curate and hang an exhibition of work they have produced over the summer period.
Running all week.

Moondogs Festival Hub. Created in association with Craig Anderson

What the Butler Saw

WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER - SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

The Butler Pub, Chatham Street.
What The Butler Saw' is an experiment. Five artists have been given a space and produced a constantly evolving event combining live and recorded, rehearsed and improvised, audio and visual art. Each evening will consist of bands or DJ's with video installation, exhibition and live experimental art. Creative team: Pete Montford, CJ Chandler, Kim Burley, Pixadelica, HKvisuals?
The event is free - but there will be a donation bucket at the door

What The Butler Saw flyer artwork by Brendan Meachen

THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER. From 8.00pm

MUSIC:
AMY'S GHOST

Their dramatic highly visual live shows combine haunting harmonies, hypnotic drum machine and sample loops, bone shaking tribal rhythms and fi lthy bass lines, and soaring vocals to create moments of beauty and fragility.

EXHIBITION:
2 and 3 dimensional works on a relatively small scale exhibited in preparation for art exchange.
INSTALLATION:
Full room explosion of visual intrigue including audience interaction. The installation is continuous throughout the four days warping and changing depending on audience participation flexibility of materials and musical inspiration.

Exhibition and Installation run through until Sunday


FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER. From 8.00pm

A.V.E.T. AUDIO VISUAL ENTERTAINMENT TIME
Video projection and DJ sets aimed towards the experimental end of the dance floor.

MUSIC:
20.00 - 21.00: H K VISUALS?
Music Video Selectah. Audio driven, analogue chaos ruling video artist and audio-visual infrastructure supplier.

21.00 - 22.00: THE VINYL WIZARD
Chillout eclectronica triphop turntablist, and broken beat expert.

22.00 -23.00: SPECIAL GUEST TBC

23.00 -00.00: DJ BINGE
Get up N move. Crate digging waxologist and Thursday night Pavlovian DJ promises musical variety, credibility and innovation.

00.00 - 01.00: BEN PHAZE
DJ roots in non-chart hiphop, a scratch magician with a tardis sized musical library: hectic and eclectic.

01.00 - 02.00: DON VON DROPIT
1920's big band swing music with punchy beats vs. 21st century edits and kickin' basslines fresh from the woodland and warehouse scene.

VIDEO PROJECTION: N-FINITE DIMENSIONS

EXHIBITION AND INSTALLATION
As above


SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER. From 8.00pm

MUSIC:
QUARTERMASS XPERIMENT


This unusual but fantastic band present a range of illegible samples from the pit, a range of state of the art scientific instruments designed to create all kinds of occult sonic mentalism including keys, more keys, walkie talkies, and sampled film quotes.

EUHEDRAL
Solo experimental artist from Oxford. Improvised noise transformed into structured drone soundscapes, with infl uences ranging from Eyvind Kang who has recently collaborated with Sunn O)) to the work of Svarte Greiner and his Miasmah label.

EBBS AND FLOWS
Caustic oscillations, ethereal scrapings and diamond ceilings of additive drum loops hit with suggestions of My Bloody Valentine, Spacemen 3 and Warp's Zenith. A lone man, a loop pedal a synth. Close your eyes - space arkestra exists.

EXHIBITION AND INSTALLATION: see above


SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER. From 8.00pm

MUSIC:
TILEHURST CHILDRENS ARKESTRA

Not children. Not an orchestra. Body building fusion flex. For fans of Can, Stereolab, Tortoise and/or Steely Dan.

THE RESONANCE ASSOCIATION
Daniel Vincent (Karma Pilot, Onion Jack) and Dominic Hemy (The 3rd Fire) crosses into many different musical territories, primarily experimental electronica, space rock, EBM, post-rock, drone metal and progressive rock.

SLY & THE FAMILY DRONE
Rhythm and electronics only. Experimental C90 cassette tape madness
filtered and distorted and played back to live drums. Sly and The Family Drone are Matt Cargill (curator of the now long running Half a Pigeon gig nights) and Toby Jackson.

EXHIBITION AND INSTALLATION:
see above

LIFE DRAWING COMBINED WITH YOGA:
What it says on the tin.

ART EXCHANGE
Artists both local and from further-a-field exchange their own work with work by other exhibitors.

Childrens' Workshops

Please note that whilst we try to accommodate as many people as possible, it is important that we have enough adults to look after the children. Therefore we ask that children under 8 to be accompanied by an adult (we are happy for an adult to be responsible for a number of under 8's).
Also we cannot exceed more than 20 over 8's per workshop assistant. Once we have reached that limit we will have to ask for all children to be accompanied by an adult (again an adult can be responsible for a number of children).
The workshops listed are suitable for any age unless otherwise stated. For any more in formation contact info@whitleyartsfestival.co.uk

MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER

SCRAP - ART - GAME

Whitley Wood Community Centre 10.00am - 12.30pm Free
Through team work and games build a multimedia
collage out of bric a' brac and scrap materials

CLAY MODELLING
Unity Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.00pm Free
Design and mould your own piece of clay sculpture, then come to decorate and paint your creation later in the week

FIRE DEMO
Whitley Wood Fire Station 11.00am - 12.30pm
Come along and watch your local fi re fi ghters at work. See them perform a simulated rescue and have a tour of the station. The chip pan demo will be here as well. The demo is suitable for the whole family.

MASK AND MIME
Whitley Wood Community Centre. 1.30pm - 4.00pm Free Using props, costume and mime this physical session explores the comedy & tragedy of everyday drama to often-hilarious effect

T SHIRT PRINTING
Unity Community Centre. 2.00pm - 4.00pm Free
We supply the T-Shirts, you supply the design. Using fabric pens, paints & embroidery create your own ready - to - wear unique garment

STORYBOOK - 'The Whitley Tales'
Hexham Community Centre. 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free
Create a giant magical storybook, with your own drawings and paintings


TUESDAY 27TH OCTOBER

HALLOWEEN FUN DAY

Whitley Wood Community Centre. Free

HALLOWEEN MASKS 10.00am - 12.30pm
Design your own extraordinary Halloween masks. Any Ghost or Ghoul welcome!

HALLOWEEN MONSTERS 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Create your own 'scary beastie'. With tentacles, fangs, claws, fur and eyeballs galore!!! Ghosts, Witches, Zombies, Frankenstein and Mummies

FRIDGE MAGNET MAKING
Unity Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.00pm Free
Design, make, and paint your personalised magnets, for you or as a gift

HALLOWEEN WORKSHOP
Unity Community Centre. 2.00pm -4.00pm Free
Create cut, stitch and stick your own character outfi t. Frankenstein, Zombies, Ghosts, Skeletons, witches. Bring any decorative bits and bobs, and a pumpkin

RECYCLING ROBOTS AND ALIENS
Hexham Community Centre. 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free
Create an Imaginary cyber space world, create robots & aliens using recycled materials. Unleash your inner robot!

FREE DJ SESSIONS
Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th
October, Hexham Community Centre 6.00pm - 8.00pm. Free


WEDNESDAY 28TH OCTOBER

STAINED GLASS PICTURES

Whitley Wood Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.30pm Free
Come and delight in the making of stain glass affect pictures, wall decorations and mobiles. Easy and beautiful

HALLOWEEN MASKS
Unity Community Centre. 10.00am -12.00pm Free
Mod roc starts off dry, then as your dip it into water it becomes fl exible and you can model with it

THE BIG WEAVE
Hexham Community Centre. 10.00am - 3.00pm. Free
The Big Weave comes to Whitley. From the very young to the young at heart, come and work together in creating a wonderful tapestry. Part of a national project. For more info www.thebigweave.org

FIRE DEMO
Whitley Wood Fire Station 11.00am -12.30pm
Come along and watch your local fi re fi ghters at work. See them perform a simulated rescue and have a tour of the station. The chip pan demo will be here as well. The demo is suitable for the whole family.

FUN AND FROLICS
Whitley Wood Community Centre. 1.30pm - 3.00pm Free
Get stuck in to this big fun paint, glue and sequins session. Be as colourful and crazy as you dare!

BALLOON MODELLING
Unity Community Centre. 2.00pm - 4.00pm Free
Balloon animals and hats for you to decorate, paint, feather, glitter, sequin, and stick multi-coloured tissues on


THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER

RECYCLING ROBOTS AND ALIENS

Whitley Wood Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.30pm Free
Create an Imaginary cyber space world, make robots & aliens using recycled materials. Unleash your inner robot!

CLAY PAINTING
Whitley Wood Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.30pm Free
Decorate, paint or varnish your dried clay models that you created earlier in the week

HALLOWEEN PARTY
Whitley Wood Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.30pm Free
Face painting, music, games, dancing and for Harry Potter lovers the famous game of 'quidditch,' with real broomsticks! Please bring snacks to share too!

JEWELLERY MAKING
Unity Community Centre. 2.00pm - 4.00pm Free
Create and put together beautiful necklaces, sparkly bracelets & pretty rings. Beads, baubles, sequins, and shiny gems are provided

KITES AND WINDMILLS
Hexham Community Centre. 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free
The thrill of making a kite that can actually fly without wind! Using ribbons tissue paper and string, then go out and make them fly. Even dads are allowed!


FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER.

AUTUMN ART

Hexham Community Centre. 1.30pm - 3.30pm Free
Leaves, acorns, conkers & anything from the surrounding nature to
create beautiful seasonal masks, pictures and cards

FIRE DEMO
Whitley Wood Fire Station 11.00am - 12.30pm
Come along and watch your local fi re fi ghters at work. See them perform a simulated rescue and have a tour of the station. The chip pan demo will be here as well. The demo is suitable for the whole family.

HALLOWEEN PARTY
Unity Community Centre. 2.00pm - 4.00pm Free
Games, music and food. Bring all your Friends. Dress up as your favourite ghoul wearing costumes made earlier in the week.

PUPPET WORKSHOP FOLLOWED BY PERFORMANCE
Unity Community Centre. 10.00am - 12.30pm (workshop)
12.45pm - 1.00pm (performance) Free.
Make your own simple, fun puppets out of recycled materials, and we'll show you how to operate them. No glue required - just a little imagination! The show is funny and whimsical with unique audience participation, live music and recognisable characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and his Beanstalk and more. Suitable for all ages. Bring your best singing voice.

Also at Whitley Wood Community Centre.
1.30pm - 3.00pm (Workshop) 3.15pm - 4.00pm (Performance) Free