Tagged with Barbican Theatre
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer By now hopefully those of you who follow us will know that we have launched a new name and brand for what was previously known as the Plymouth History Centre (working title). As a marketeer I can’t tell you how great it is to now be working with […]
PRESS RELEASE: The new name for Plymouth's £37 million visionary history centre exploded onto the scene with two eye catching performances that combined music, dance and street theatre.
by Sheila Snellgrove, Project Producer and Sara Norrish, Project Director How do you turn 70 pages of extraordinary writing into a walking tour with a difference? Well, I think we’ve just done it with ‘Ropewalks’. Our theatrical walking tour takes a look at the underbelly of our city and the lesser-known tales of some of […]
by Hannah McArthur, Costume Designer and Maker I’m a recent graduate from Plymouth College of Art where I studied Costume Production and Associated Crafts. I’m ready to set out on my career as a freelance costume designer/maker and the ‘Ropewalks’ project has enabled me to take the first step on this path as well as […]
PRESS RELEASE: A series of family-friendly theatrical walking tours will soon hit the cobbled streets of Plymouth's Barbican. ‘Ropewalks’ will lead audiences around some of the area’s most historic locations offering a series of entertaining encounters along the way.
by Jon Nash, Scriptwriter As a writer and theatre maker I’ve always been interested in story. The stories we hear, the stories we tell each other and ourselves. Stories help us make sense of the world around us and can bring us together to learn and think and feel. So around a year ago I […]
by Victoria Lester, City Explainer Once upon a time I was an historian, a published historian in fact who became a language assistant who then came back to the UK – back to Plymouth to become unemployed for two years! But that was once upon a time. I decided to do something I’d always wanted […]
by Toluse Farley, City Explainer 7 years ago I was hospitalised. Although this sounds like a dramatic way to begin my post it’s important as it was a life event that would end up being the catalyst for my recent career path and my involvement in this project! To help aid my recovery I decided […]
by Joe Woolley, Arts and Heritage Placement As part of my traineeship at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery I was eager to be involved with as many interesting projects as possible. Luckily for me within the early stages of my traineeship I was offered the chance to be the administrator for the theatrical walking […]
by Chiara Cabri, City Explainer I am one of the team of people working on the realisation of the theatrical walking tour of the Barbican. My role is to capture the development of the project in a short film, helping to promote the people who are involved and the results of their hard work. As […]