Young Storyhouse Takeover

Young Storyhouse will take over Storyhouse's digital channels to celebrate young talent from around the world! Running from
Last event: Saturday 6 June 2020 at 10.30am

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Each year, Young Storyhouse take over the Storyhouse building and fill it with music, performance, and art. This year, as Storyhouse is temporarily closed during lockdown, Young Storyhouse created an online celebration of young talent from around the world. You can watch each session below – enjoy!

Find out more about Young Storyhouse here.

Sunrise Session

Sunrise Session was a morning of relaxing entries from talented young people, including easy-listening music, beautiful art and some drama monologues.

Line-Up:
Introduction from Young Storyhouse
Cam – Stars (Original Song)
Isabel – Introduction
William – Wild Goose by Mary Oliver (monologue)

Watch Sunrise Session One here:

Ross – Tadow by FKJ & Masego
Nellie – Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones
Sophie – Pencil Art
Joel – I Wasn’t Expecting That (cover)
Emily – Nocturne No. 2 by Chopin

Watch Sunrise Session Two here:

The Lythgoes (Beth, Cam & Tash) – All Is Found from Frozen 2
Daniel – Waves (cover)
Alrowwad – Kanan Abu Srour – King Kanan (piano piece)
Eve – Original Song

Watch Sunrise Session Three here:

Charlotte – Can’t Help Falling In Love
Nina – Parasite by Nick Drake
Amber – Distance (cover)
Round-up from Young Storyhouse

Watch Sunrise Session Four here:

 


Young Takeover Interlud: Young Storyhouse & Chester Samaritans

Young Storyhouse created this film in partnership with Chester Samaritans to inform and educate on teenage emotional health.


Uplifting Session

Uplifting  Session is full of joyful music, dance, art, poetry and drama, all by young people from around the world, to help lift you up during lockdown.

Line-Up
Young Storyhouse Introduction
Phoebe – She Used to Be Mine
Bethany – Disney Art
Elle – Elle’s Poem
Charlotte – The Greatest by Sia (Dance Performance)
Phoebe – My Favourite Place to Be by Sophie Simnett (cover)
Mortal Fools – Relentless (Drama Piece)
Jayda – Bridges by Aisha Badru (Dance Performance)

Watch Uplifting Session One here:

Sophie – Songs from Wicked
Nadya – Stand Up
Maddie – Home To You by Sigrid
Anna – Out Here On My Own from Fame
Niamh – People Help The People (cover)

Watch Uplifting Session Two here:

Alrowwad – Rooftop Dance Troupe (Dance Performance)
Lowri – She Used To Be Mine (cover)
Will – Seigfried by Frank Ocean
Freya – Original Dance Performance
Nina – Samba Triste 1 (Sax0phone cover)
Alrowwad – Music Group
Lydia – I’d Rather Be Me
Charlotte B – Original Song
Young Storyhouse Round-Up

Watch Uplifting Session Three here:


Young Takeover Interlude: Mortal Fools & Young Storyhouse Panel: What has the pandemic taught us about education in the UK?


Sunset Session – from 6.30pm

The Sunset session showcases a variety of musicians, poets and performers ideal for the perfect evening in.

Line-Up
Young Storyhouse Introduction
Jada – George Floyd (Original Song)
Jada – Black Lives Matter (Statement)

Watch Sunset Session One here:

Alastair – Look For Tomorrow
Taryn – The Desire To Be Liked (Poem)
Lew (Freeburn Young Performers) – What Piece Of Work Is A Man (Hamlet Monologue) / Strange by Patsy Cline

Watch Sunset Session Two here:

Foxey Hardman – Red Riding Hood
Nell  – Bodies and Exploration (Poem)
Honor – Monologue
George – How’d You Feel (Spoken Word)
Joseph – White Lies (Spoken Word)
Alex – Original Poem

Watch Sunset Session Three here:

Naomi – Just Me (Monologue)
Melissa – The Second War Of Thermodynamics (Monologue)
Ellie – The Things I Know To Be True (Rosie’s Monologue)
Charlotte – Chapel Street by Luke Barnes

Watch Sunset Session Four here:

Curtain Call Productions – The Song of Purple Summer
Tenderfoot Theatre – Balance
Jess Thomas – Original Song
Red Amber – I Feel It Coming (The Weekend)
Daniel – Perfect World
SGWAC – Documentary
Young Storyhouse Round-Up

Watch Sunset Session Five here:


 

 

On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – The Future of Events Will Be Hybrid
Online

The past 18 months have witnessed a seismic shift in working and social practices. This session will examine how the future of events will be ‘hybrid’ in nature to capitalise on technology to develop new experiences.

On Stage In Conversation with Stacey Dooley – Are You Really OK? Understanding Britain’s Mental Health Emergency
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Stacey Dooley for a thought-provoking, inspiring and informative evening as she celebrates the publication of her new book.

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On Stage Childlessness in Literature
Garret Theatre

A panel discussion event on childlessness (not by choice) in literature. Hear from four guests talking about a book which could be factual, a memoir, or fiction.

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Kaleidoscope Editon
Garret Theatre

A panel of real people telling their story. Each person on the panel is living with a disability. Their story…

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Unpaid Carers
Garret Theatre

In this event you will hear some short, engaging stories from unpaid carers telling you their own stories’ including Welsh television and radio broadcaster Beti George.

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Cinema Never Gonna Snow Again (Cert. TBC)

1hr 53 | When a mysterious stranger arrives in a gated community on the outskirts of a large city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur.

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Exercise in Pregnancy and New Motherhood
Garret Theatre

Join Chester based author, speaker and health physiologist, Dr. Rehana Jawadwala as she dives deep into the benefits of maternal physical activity.

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On Stage Silver Rainbows in Conversation
Garret Theatre

Body Positive Community Development Worker, Colin Avery talks to fellow members of Silver Rainbows on the theme of ‘What does it take to be your authentic self?’

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On Stage The Midnight Library – A Panel Discussion
Garret Theatre

A fly-on-the-wall type event inspired by Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library with Emi Howe (Sociologist, Body Therapist and TEDx speaker), Leana Hughes (Councellor, major accident survivor), and Gregory Starbuck (Integrative Counsellor).

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Activities Storyhouse Women Ideas Session
Thu 7pm
Online

An opportunity to be involved in what sort of events take place at Storyhouse as part of Storyhouse Women Weekend which will take place next year.

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