Thursday 8th November
10am – 5.30pm
(which includes access to the whole day and a buffet lunch)
Access: STILL BURSARIES AVAILABLE! We want this day to be as accessible to as many people working in and with the arts as possible. So we are offering 10 x £50 expenses bursaries for Lancashire based freelance artists / producers who would like to attend. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with 100 words on why you should be considered for the bursary to apply.
We are here to challenge, provoke, subvert and stimulate.
09.30 – Arrival, coffees
10.00 – Horse + Bamboo’s Suffrajitsu plus discussion
Follow the story of Annie, a young Lancashire Lass and how she learnt that being small doesn’t mean you can’t change the world! Inspired by the real lives and stories of the Suffragettes, Suffrajitsu tells the story of how the suffragettes used Jiu Jitsu in their fight to win the vote. Horse + Bamboo have worked with Ayesha Communications on this project to make the show fully accessible to a deaf audience and this will be the focus of the post-show discussion.
11.00 – Break
11.20 – Byteback Theatre’s The Only One in the World plus discussion
The Only One in the World
Meet Liv – clever, funny, confident -until her world is turned upside down. Follow one girl’s journey into a world of grooming and abuse, told beautifully through storytelling and spoken word with heartbreaking consequences. Byteback Theatre in collaboration with Burnley Youth Theatre and Lancashire Constabulary.
12.20 – Lunch
13.20 – Chair – Introduction
13.25 – Keynote – Stephen Pritchard
13.45 – Jenny Rutter and Tina Redford introduce Rights, Risks and Reputations
13.55 – Breakout workshop – Rights, risks and reputations
15.55 – Break
16.15 – Mohammed Hussnain Hanif – Nasheed Artist
16.30 – Interview with Hussnain Hanif on forging a new path in the arts.
16.45 – Round up
17.00 – Close
19.00 – Whitworth Library – The Great Austerity Debate (additional tickets needed).
The Arts Exchange will the be followed by a performance by Menagerie Theatre of ‘The Great Austerity Debate’, at The Whitworth Library that evening:
See you there!