LIVEFRIDAY: UNDER THE SEA

9 SEP 2016 - ACTIVITIES WE ENJOYED ON THE NIGHT

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Friday 9 September 2016, 7–10.30 pm

We climbed aboard the Ashmolean and explored the high seas with Creation Theatre! With 2016 marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and Creation Theatre's 20th birthday, the event involved live performances of famous storms in the bard’s plays. We discovered the treasures of the Ashmolean, and enjoyed live performances, music, hands on creative workshops, and behind-the-scenes talks.

'It Came From The Sea' fancy dress theme, with prizes for the best costume!

Supported by the Arts Council England.

Performances of Shakespearean shipwrecks, storms and wars from The Tempest, King Lear and many more – a shipwrecked ceilidh – tales from the sea – Flights of Helios – Short Drag Roger sea-shanties – an immersive storm room – a new ‘tour’ by guest theatre company The Factory – tornado demonstrations – sea-life collage – jellyfish puppet-making – pirate mask-making – nautical face-painting – talks, tours and more.

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