Ever fancied doing Stand-Up? Noel James is a professional comedian. His stand up comedy workshop does not teach people how to be funny, but instead provides the tools needed by a new act to deliver their material, to sell their performance to the audience, and to overcome fear and anxiety. Included in this two hour taster session is a 30 page booklet which outlines the history as well as various aspects of comedy. What techniques can be used to make a joke funny? Misdirection/reveal, wordplay, juxtaposition, transposition. How should a comedian address a crowd ? Head up, face towards the back [...]
“Finding a Voice” Creative Writers Group presents In Another's Shoes For one night only... Don’t miss a unique performance of new writing Finding a Voice is a creative writing group, facilitated by writer/performer Liz Pearce. The group first met as part of the Abergavenny Writing Festival. Since then Finding a Voice have continued to meet, working with Liz, using a creative process to stimulate and develop new writing. The group write together and individually, exploring different themes and finding resonance in personal experience and in the world around us. Our performance piece, In Another’s Shoes is a culmination of this process. [...]
This February half term Tessa Bide Productions presents their beautiful puppetry show for ages 3-8 and their families. Mixing up tap dance, stunning puppetry, live ukulele-ing and a beautiful story, The Tap Dancing Mermaid is a magical, mystical story about Marina Skippett, who creeps out of her house every night to shuffle and stomp on the boardwalk to the sounds of the sea.
Suitcase Theatre presents The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht in a version by Tony Kushner.
An Evening of Storytelling and Music Indulge in a spell-binding evening with the accomplished storytellers Guto and Megan - prepare to be transported into other worlds! BELIEVE IT OR NOT! is an evening of Storytelling and music, featuring: Guto Dafis and Megan Lloyd, introduced by Richard Berry. The performance begins at 7.30pm, with the bar open from 7pm. Suitable for adults and children 12 years and over. Guto Dafis tells stories with energy and humour, wryness and warmth. He is also a musician; he punctuates and enlivens his storytelling performances with song and the music of his melodeon, and he [...]