A person with long dark hair sits at a large piano while 8 people stand watching.
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Photos: Matthew Cooper

Young Women's Creative Company

In partnership with Bridlington Spa & ERVAS 

APRIL - JULY 2022

We’ve started a new creative group for young women and all femme identifying people aged 16-25 in Bridlington and we’d love for you to join us.

 

We do weekly workshops on Wednesday’s involving writing, performing and just being creative! 

 

Our first project is called ‘The Bunker of Zion Tour’, a CTN project. This is the first CTN project with ARCADE and will bring a joyous and colourful celebration of Zimbabwean culture and ancestry to selected venues nationwide, including Bridlington.

The Bunker is a centre for joy, a space for hope, a meeting place. Inside, an underground collective of artists tell stories through live music, dance and song. Outside, this is forbidden.  

 

You don’t need any previous experience. You just need a positive attitude and a willingness to have a go (and maybe a little bit of information about your ancestors!). It’s a friendly, welcoming, non-judgmental environment. And it’s FREE to take part.

 

We meet Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm at the Community Hub, Marshall Avenue, in Bridlington. Although we started in April, we always welcome new participants.

 

If you want to come along and would like some more information, email jen@hello-arcade.com

 

We hope to see you there!

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Session Leader

Hannah Davies
 

Playwright, theatre maker and multi-slam winning spoken word artist, she is Lecturer in Playwriting at the University of York and Artistic Director of Common Ground Theatre

Hannah is brilliant and supportive, as well as a fierce advocate for women. She worked with the Northern Girls project which ran in Bridlington in October 2021. 

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Artist

John Pfumojena
 

John is a Mbira and Marimba musician, actor, and composer.

He has composed a range of music for multi-award-winning plays including The Jungle at Good Chance Theatre, Doctor Faustus and Volpone for Tangle Theatre Company.

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Producer

Diana Logan
 

Theatre practitioner and performer who is passionate about nurturing talent and working with young people. She recently spent 13 years as Associate Director at the Stephen Joseph Theatre where she directed a number of projects with young people in community and formal education settings.

 

She is passionate about the arts being accessible for all and nurturing talent from all different experiences. She is also Course Leader for the BA hons Acting at CU Scarborough where she trains actors.

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Ongoing opportunities for participants

ARCADE plans to continue this group after the initial project.

With thanks to our funders

This project is made possible with the support of Arts Council England.

 

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