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Emerge: Random Acts of Shakespeare

Apr 21

Start Saturday
21-04-2018, 12:00pm


End Saturday
21-04-2018, 05:00pm


Venue Thomas Middlecott Academy


Cost Free


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Emerge Boston presents…

Random Acts (of Shakespeare)
A festival in Boston for young people, by young people.

Saturday 21st April, 12pm – 5pm
Thomas Middlecott Academy

Free entry and open to all!

A random explosion of creativity, celebrating community, & inspired by William Shakespeare.

MUSIC | PERFORMANCES | FOOD & DRINK | FILM SCREENING | ARTS & CRAFTS | ENTERTAINMENT

A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL CREATED BY TALENTED YOUNG PEOPLE FROM BOSTON. JOINTLY PRODUCED BY STUDENTS AT THOMAS MIDDLECOTT ACADEMY, BOSTON YOUNG CARERS, AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR CHARLEY GENEVER.

Delivered by Transported, Thomas Middlecott Academy, and supported by The Mighty Creatives

This brand new festival promises to transform the school into a perfect festival location, offering something for the whole family – performances, music and video DJing, dance, arts and crafts, and a film screening. All work showcased at the festival will have been created or produced by the young people involved in the project. ‘Random Acts of Shakespeare’ is one of twelve young people led festivals happening on the same day across East and West Midlands. Check out their Facebook page and Instagram account to see glimpses behind the scenes as they prepare for the big day!

Highlights of the festival include: Medieval mocktails, Skinners ice cream, a comedy horror film screening, dance, music, poetry and theatre performances, a wood cutting demonstration, tug of war, and loads more.

The festival has been jointly produced by students at Thomas Middlecott Academy, Boston Young Carers, and artist director Charley Genever. It is delivered in partnership between Transported and Thomas Middlecott Academy, supported by The Mighty Creatives and the Emerge project. Emerge Boston has been made possible by Spirit of 2012.

Random Acts of Shakespeare will open the doors to Thomas Middlecott at 12pm. Free entry, no booking required!

Transported

Transported is a strategic, community-focused programme which aims to get more people in Boston Borough and South Holland enjoying and participating in arts activities.  The programme is overseen by the Centre of Culture and Creativity at the University of Lincoln, and is funded by the Creative People and Places fund from Arts Council England.

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