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REVIEW: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

REVIEW: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

The last time I saw a production at Christmas in Barnsley was a version of A Christmas Carol, a one-man-show from the point of the view Jacob Marley. I wouldn’t say I was especially into festive theatre, specifically pantos. However, the opportunity arose to catch Engine House’s production of Beauty and the Beast at The … Continue reading

REVIEW: BRING THE HAPPY LIVE @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

REVIEW: BRING THE HAPPY LIVE @ BARNSLEY CIVIC

I write this review a little bit pissed and very enthusiastic. I’ve just come back from Barnsley Civic after seeing the final part of a project called Bring the Happy. Bring the Happy is an interactive psycho-geography/theatre project created by Invisible Flock. Over the last month, they have been set up inside an empty shop … Continue reading

A REET LAFF: AN ALTERNATIVE NIGHT OUT

A REET LAFF: AN ALTERNATIVE NIGHT OUT

Last night’s Alternative Night Out at The Civic Gallery had the unexpected theme of ‘comedy’. You might think that unusual for an arts and health organisation, as even now, mental health is still one of the last tabboos. But you see, sometimes laughter can be the best remedy. This night of comedy was the finale … Continue reading

MY OLYMPIC DIARY – FRY 27th JULY

MY OLYMPIC DIARY – FRY 27th JULY

FRI 27th JULY My initial plan was to leave St Albans at 9am and get into London around half nine and to do a bit of shopping before headed off to Stratford. These things never go to plan though and due to a number of cancelled trains, I couldn’t leave St Albans until after half … Continue reading