Archive: Tag: Make It

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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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Misbehavin’ summer school success!

Misbehavin’ was a week-long summer school, inspired by the musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, for young people aged 11-16. Part of the IGNITE project working with Tamasha Theatre, supported by the Sustained Theatre programme at Arts Council England and Essex Music Hub, the…

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Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize winners announced!

The Mercury Theatre Colchester and Josef Weinberger Ltd today announce the winners of their inaugural Mercury / Weinberger Playwriting Prize. The winner, who picks up a cash prize of £5,000 and a publishing deal with Josef Weinberger Ltd, is Liverpool-based…

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Shortlist announced for Mercury Weinberger Playwriting Prize

SHORTLIST FOR THE INAUGURAL MERCURY / WEINBERGER PLAYWRITING PRIZE ANNOUNCED The Mercury Theatre Colchester and Josef Weinberger Ltd today announce the shortlist of their inaugural Mercury / Weinberger Playwriting Prize. The judging panel appraising the shortlist through is comprised of…

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Exploring creativity with families at Colchester’s Women’s Refuge

This August, Mercury Theatre’s Make It team worked with women and young people using the services of Colchester and Tendring Women’s Refuge. The work was funded by Essex Youth Trust and offered families a chance to come together and explore…

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