Facing North Theatre Workshop

Running from
Last event: Sunday 20 February 2022 at 2pm
  • Free (booking required)
  • Garret Theatre

Facing North Theatre would like YOU to be a part of their forthcoming piece of work SEAHORSE, a walking puppetry performance around the public spaces of Storyhouse, reflecting on the environmental crisis of the UK’s receding coastline and the potential future displacement of those living in these areas.

You are invited to take part in a drama workshop with Lane Paul Stewart, theatre maker and performer of Facing North Theatre, gaining hands on experience of turning our own stories into theatre through play, puppetry and physical movement. No experience necessary, just come with enthusiasm and a sense of play.

Attendees will then be invited to take part in a discussion with the company on themes explored in the workshop, resulting in the opportunity of your voice being heard in the production itself.

Facing North Theatre unpacks stories that examine the human condition and resonate with a contemporary audience using folklore and mythology as inspiration. The company continually explores the relationship between narrative and abstract form where words can be reduced to a minimum. The company regularly explores non-traditional performances spaces incorporating the use of puppetry and object manipulation to create work that is a vibrant theatre-going experience for the audience.



Time details

2pm - 4pm

Cinema Loving Highsmith (12A)

1 hr 24 | A unique look at the life of celebrated American author Patricia Highsmith based on her diaries and notebooks and the intimate reflections of her lovers, friends and family

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Cinema Carol (15)

1 hr 54 | Therese, a shop assistant in a 1950s New York department store, becomes fascinated by a beautiful and enigmatic customer, Carol.

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Cinema Strangers on a Train (PG)

1 hr 37 | After a chance meeting on a train, Bruno suggest he murders Guy’s unfaithful wife, while Guy disposes of Bruno’s hated father.

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Cinema The Talented Mr Ripley (15)

2 hrs 20 | Ripley is sent to Italy to bring home his acquaintance, the errant playboy Dickie. Seduced by the glamorous and moneyed lifestyle, Ripley becomes obsessed and slowly infiltrates his life

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Cinema God’s Creatures (15)

1hr 40 | In a windswept fishing village, a mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong.

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Cinema The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG)

1 hr 32 | AD | With help from Princess Peach, Mario gets ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

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Activities Leadership and Employment Workshop
Fri 7.30pm
Garret Theatre

This workshop will explore leadership, identity, communication, and employability skills through discussion and participatory exercises.

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Cinema Mummies (U)

1 hr 28 | AD | Mummies is a fun family animated adventure that follows three Egyptian mummies who accidentally enter the modern world.

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On Stage Cinderella
Storyhouse Theatre

Let Storyhouse whisk you away to the ball this Christmas with a seasonal spectacular which celebrates the most famous fairy-tale of them all – Cinderella. 

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Activities Boardgames in the Den
The Den

Put down that device and join us for some old-fashioned fun with boardgames in The Den! Will you be the Scrabble Supremo, the Jenga Jubilant or the Card Game King?