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Quilter and the Ghost

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Quilter has gathered stories for decades. Dreams and inspiring memories, stitched in to a patchwork quilt of lives. But they’re cutting down trees to build a golf course instead of dark satanic mills, the plaster is falling off the hall ceiling, there is a mysterious stranger in her study, and people from that Facebook-thingy hiding in the rose garden… She really needs help – but can you raise an army, when you’re alone on the battlefield? Woven from 110 personal anecdotes about inspirational women gathered by Arletty Theatre from the community, this play includes tales of female pirates, a Mansfield humanitarian, a highwayman called ‘Joan’, and a veritable army of incredible grandmas. It travels all around the world with their stories. It’s a sumptuous tale, exploring how we overcome adversity, what makes us who we are, and how grandmothers never leave us. With Arletty Theatre's trademark ingredients of excellent original music, movement, comedy and moving drama, this show is uplifting and inspiring. You should certainly tap in to local historical societies, quilting and crafting groups for your audience, but anyone, young or old, male or female who remembers a beloved grandma or an eccentric aunt, will be warmed by this rich treasure trove of real stories, and relive their own fond memories. They can even add them to the ever-growing quilt after the show, and they may become part of the play…

Start date:
20 February 2018
End date:
20 February 2018
Location:
Cottesmore Village Hall,
Cottesmore,
Leicestershire,
LE15 7DH
Artforms:
Drama
Event type:
To Be
Cost:
£10.00 Standard TBC check 5 TBC check 5 TBC check 5 TBC check 5 TBC check 5

Contact details

Contact:
Cottesmore Village Hall Management Committee
Telephone number:
01572 812 350

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