Petals and Claws is an exhibition which celebrates the 50th anniversary of Cheshire writer Alan Garner’s The Owl Service which is based on the story of Blodeuwedd, a woman turned into an owl in the medieval Welsh story cycle The Mabinogion.

We’re delighted to welcome this collection of cross media art to Storyhouse. Come along to see the story-inspired works of ceramics, dance and video.

Saturday 11th November | 10am – 1pm
Children’s clay modelling workshop – make your own clay owl with ceramicist Liz Ellis.
Drop in – Free

Sun 12th November | The Kitchen | 2.30pm
Meadowsweet, Broom and Oak, a performance by Dance Artist Jacqueline McCormick.
Free

Sun 12th November | The Kitchen | 3.30pm
Artist and photographer David Heke’s atmospheric video will be shown on the drop- down screen.

Monday 13th November | Garret Theatre | 1pm -2pm
Petals and Claws Adult’s Dance workshop
Free, but booking essential (click here for more info and to book)

Monday 13th November | Garret Theatre | 4pm – 5pm
Petals and Claws Children’s Dance workshop
Free, but booking essential (click here for more info and to book)

All are welcome to these inclusive dance led by Jacqueline McCormick; no experience necessary.

Duration

Approx 60 mins

Festival Chester Literature Festival 2022
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