Facing North Theatre Workshop

Running from
Last event: Sunday 20 February 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 She Said (15)

2 hr 8 | AD | The behind-the-scenes story of how two New York Times journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, pieced together and broke the Harvey Weinstein story

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Cinema White Noise (15)

2 hr 15 | The dramatisation of a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries

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Drop-In Session: Young Storyhouse Officer

We will be holding drop ins to come and chat to the team about the Young Storyhouse Officer role on Monday…

Santa’s Reindeer Training Course

BOOKING OPENS SOON. A family-friendly, interactive adventure for 4-8 years olds (and their adults) where young people see if they have what…

Festive Bar

Drop in to our Festive Bar on Storyhouse’s front steps for hot pigs in blankets, warm mulled wines, apple crumble…

Cinema Alternative Christmas Film & Pop Quiz
The Kitchen

Join us for an Alternative Christmas Film & Pop Culture Quiz’, a fun trip through unconventional Christmas film faves, unusual chart toppers and some weird traditions

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Cinema Three Minutes: A Lengthening + Recorded Q&A (12A)
Wed 6.15pm

1 hr 40 | A short piece of found film becomes a fascinating journey into the past in Bianca Stigter’s haunting and moving documentary. 

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Activities Storyhouse Teachers’ Network Event
Garret Bar

An opportunity for local educators to come together with each other and the Young Storyhouse department, take part in creative conversations and build partnerships.

On Stage Majestic Academy of Performing Arts presents Peter Pan
Storyhouse Theatre

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children, with a sprinkle of pixie dust and begin a magical journey across the stars.

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Cinema Millenium Actress + Ghibliotheque Q&A (PG)

1 hr 27 | A TV crew is granted a rare interview with a reclusive actress, leading them and the viewer through decades of cinema history.

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