Thursday, 27 August 2015

Shipley Street Arts Festival fringe event: Cabaret Heaven

Cabaret Heaven returns!

As part of the Shipley Street Arts Festival fringe events, we'll be hosting another night of comedy, music and variety!

Taking place on the evening of Friday, 16th October at Dockfield Road Creative Arts Hub - the line-up promises to keep you entertained: stand-up comedy, a bizarre cabaret act involving fruits and vegetables, plate-spinning madness and a return of Cabaret Heaven's resident diva, Mysti Valentine.

Tickets cost £5 advance (available here) or £7.50 on the door.

We'll see you there!

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Q20 Theatre presents ... the Shipley Street Arts Festival Master Class Series

The Shipley Street Arts Festival work continues!

As part of our ongoing projects, Shipley Street Arts Festival will be offering a series of master-class workshops!

Each master-class will concentrate on a specific skill or discipline from the world of street theatre, so they're a great opportunity to Intermediate to Advanced performers to hone skills, or try out some new ones!

The first class - on "Improvisation", hosted by Displace Yourself Theatre's Jennifer Nevin and Mike Auger - will take place on Saturday, 24th October, from 10am - 5pm. The workshops will be held at our very own building, Dockfield Road Creative Arts Hub.

Remember, this is only the first in a whole series of amazing workshops - stay tuned for updates on what else is on offer!

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Gearing up for Halloween - with brand new costumes!

Halloween is still a couple of months away, but we're already getting ready for it in the Q20 office.

We've been very excited to announce the arrival of our fabulous new DAY OF THE DEAD stilt-walker costumes: a celebration of the Mexican take on All Hallows' Day, where the departed and remembered with bright colours, music and lots of dancing. The carnival flavour of these costumes makes them particularly striking - we can't wait to see them hit the streets!

For those craving the traditional Halloween of spooks and vampires, we're also sending frightening figures back to the East Lancashire Railway to terrify those who dare to buy tickets for their spooky trains. Keep at eye out for Dreadful Dracula and the beautiful but deadly Bride, because they'll be keeping their eyes on you, and your neck ...