From July 2021 until Summer 2023 we’ll be hosting workshops for storytelling, self-expression, and pageant creation, across Miles Platting and Newton Heath.
These will cover:
- What is a community folk pageant??!
- Discussions on climate change, resilience, nature, food, waste, weather, community action
- Mapping neighbourhoods (walking, documenting, archives, geographical & biodiversity data)
- Filming sessions on location in the ward (performance, costume, puppetry)
- Workshops on creative writing for performance and narrative
- Workshops on music and sound
- Workshops for animations
- Collecting and assembling found “stuff” or “trash” (visual and material culture)
- Puppetry making and performance techniques for exploring climate issues and actions
- Pageant events planning and preparation
- Legacy planning for community action and policy-making