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Mercury Theatre to participate in The Big Give’s Arts for Impact Campaign

Mercury Theatre Colchester has announced that it will be taking part in the ‘Big Give’ campaign, Arts For Impact. The campaign will help the theatre in reaching its goal to get as many people involved in the creative arts and…

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Mercury Youth Theatre – End of Term Round Up

In March, the Coronavirus pandemic meant that our regular Youth Theatre sessions had to stop to ensure our young people’s safety. At the time, our young people had been working on different plays in preparation for their end of term…

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Pride celebrations – A God Walks Into A Gay Bar by Matt Gurr

To celebrate the month of Pride we’d like to share an original piece written by one of our very own #MercuryPlaywrights Matt Gurr read by William McGeough. Matt Gurr – Writer Matt Gurr is a playwright from Essex, now based…

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A Connected Community

As the country looks to extend lockdown we’re all still having to adjust to this new normal and around the globe many of us are utilising this unprecedented moment in history by spending precious time with our families, housemates and…

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Sensory Storytelling at Home

Learning through stories with children is always a fantastic way to build language, new vocabulary and imagination. When we find ourselves reading out loud to little ones, stories are organically performed to engage your little listener. Without even knowing it…

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Your Home is Your Stage

Whilst parents are working remotely and children are virtually tasked by schools to learn from home, households across the country are having to adjust. But within these uncertain times many creative opportunities are arising and families are taking home creativity…

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What makes the Mercury Theatre tick?

INTRODUCTION My name is Fraser and I am in year 10 at Honywood School. Earlier in the year we were tasked with finding a work placement for the week, and after applying at a few places I was thrilled to…

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