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A Very Busy Week at Rural Arts

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What a Week at Rural Arts!
This week has been full of events and workshops! Throughout the week we have been running our October Half Term art workshops at Rural Arts, CREATETour drama workshops in Redcar, and our Inter-Generational art project,"Generation Exchange", at Sowerby House. As well as this we've had the Community Fund Dance Workshop with Jennie Ruth Workshops deliver their final performance, a Tea Dance at Thirsk Town Hall as part of our Art on Your Doorstep project, and our CREATETour young promoters have been helping us run the Garlic Theatre production of Three Little Pigtails, which also toured to Skipton Town Hall this week as part of ON Tour. It's been an absolutely amazing week and just the perfect example of what Rural Arts is all about! Read below to find out everything we got up to!
Spooky Activities for October Half Term
Throughout the week we had four different workshops on for October Half Term.

On Tuesday, Poppy had the little ones making thei…

My CREATE Tour with Young Promoter Ella

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My CREATE Tourwith Young Promoter Ella  Our #CREATETour Young Promoter Ella, recently joined Anja, Clara and Eva to help us with our Three Little Pigtails show during a very busy week at Rural Arts! 


Ella wrote up a review all about the show and her experience of helping out on the day!
Three Little Pig Tails by Garlic Theatre A review by Ella. Three little Pig Tails is an entertaining show set in France that was brought to Rural Arts, Thirsk by Garlic Theatre and performed by Iklooshar Malara.
This performance was enjoyed by the audience and the children loved being involved. It was a spin on the classic fairy tale which used puppetry for the pigs.
It was set in France. Iklooshar played the waiter and had to prepar

ON Tour: Promoters Point of View with Newton-Le-Willows Village Hall

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Promoters Point of View: My Show Newton – Le – Willows. LOST DOG “Juliet & Romeo”
Interview with David Fox


Hello, what’s your name and what’s your venue? Good evening , I'm David , the newest of 5 current members of PIN involved in promoting a variety of entertainment at Newton Le Willows Village Hall in North Yorkshire .

Tell us a little bit about P.I.N….... A little ...ha-ha there's a lot
Performances in Newton , or PIN for short , is a group of villagers ( Bob , Jane ,
Sally , Chris and myself ) who plan, promote and deliver live professional entertainment into NLW. We aim for a varied repertoire of music , theatre , comedy and dance at least 4 times a year appealing to all ages and tastes including over the festive period .
PIN began way back in 2004 with an evening of “Swing” from the Sheena Davis Group and since then has played host to a huge variety of entertainers , theatre groups and musicians. Our aim is to bring top class productions to our audience and we feel that is b…

My CREATETour: Summit by Fuel Theatre #whatchange

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My CREATETour Summit by Fuel Theatre  #whatchange  This season we are excited to have Fuel Theatre and their show Summit, touring from 14th - 16th November, as part of our CREATETour project. The young people from Tuned In! in Redcar will  also be performing a short piece that they have created before each show.


Summit is a play performed by three actors in a blend of languages, set over three different time periods. The play explores equality and language and invites action.

As part of the show, Fuel Theatre have created a special #whatchange campaign, asking audiences to sign "Summit" with a description of what change they want in the arts. We want for as many people as possible to join in the conversation and get involved!

"More disabled performers in lead roles!".
What's the change you want to see? Post a photo of yourself signing 'SUMMIT' and your answer with the hashtag #whatchange to be in with a chance of winning a pair of free tickets to the sho…