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A Rural Review 2016: Week 24!

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Hello one and all and welcome back to A Rural Review - the (occasionally...) weekly blog series where we recap some of the highlights of the Rural Arts week and look forward to some amazing things we have coming up in the calendar. This week, as Rural Arts weeks usually are, was packed full to the brim of fun stuff to talk about - so why waste any time rambling in the introduction?! Let's dive straight into...

What's been happening
Paradise Lost   On Friday and Saturday, Lost Dog dance company performed their amazing show Paradise Lost as part of the ON Tour scheme - and what a show it was! Paradise Lost  is a one-man, contemporary dance show retelling the entirety of Milton's epic poem about the creation of the world - and nothing at all like the show you were picturing when you read that sentence.. There were huge crowds at both Skipton and Newton Le Willows, and the audience was blown away by this witty, inventive, humorous and powerful show (I have now used up my entire a…

A Rural Review 2016: Week 23!

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It's been a while hasn't it? Hello one and all and welcome back to A Rural Review. For those of you that don't know (or who can't remember considering how rubbish we have been with blogging lately...) A Rural Review recaps all the exciting things that have been happening at Rural Arts recently and then looks to more exciting events that are in calendar for you to get involved with in the future. The silver lining of our sub-par posting record of late is how many exciting things we could tell you about - it's been all go here at Rural Arts so far this Autumn - and that trend looks set to continue until the end of the year. Without further ado - let's kick off with...

What's been happening
Lights, Camera, Action! Fun Palace Day On Saturday the 1st October, Rural Arts opened up it's doors for a day of free family fun, and what a day it was! Anyone who came down for 'Lights, Camera, Action' had the chance to get involved in a whole host of light based …