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Project Speak Your Mind Awards

Z-arts delivered their first Young Reviewers scheme, Project Speak Your Mind as part of Big Imaginations Festival. Ten young people aged 10 – 13 from the local area took part in reviewer training workshops in August 2017 before reviewing each of the shows in the festival. ...

Laura

November 14th, 2017

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1 Day to go until…#Bigimaginationsfest

In the run up to Big Imaginations Festival we caught up with Nina Hajiyianni the Artistic Director for Happily Ever After, touring the North West this Autumn. From decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK in 1967, through queer-bashing in the 1970s, the enactment of ...

Laura

October 18th, 2017

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2 Days to go….

2 sleeps left until… #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST In the final 2 days before the big kick off, it’s Handa’s Surprise time, we spoke to Designer Sophia Lovell-Smith about what it was like to design the set, how do get into designing and the best designs she’s ever seen! What ...

Laura

October 17th, 2017

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With just 3 days to go, we caught up with Fairytales Gone Bad’s Poetry Joe…

  3 days… #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST With 3 days to go! It’s Fairytales Gone Bad, the fantastic Poetry Joe, who is bringing not one, but TWO shows to the festival, tells us about the first poem he every wrote, what he does before every show, and what inspired him to create ...

Laura

October 16th, 2017

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4 days until festival time…Darren Pritchard tells all! #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST

4 days left… #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST In the final 4 days before the festivities begin! It’s Body of Light time, we grabbed Darren Pritchard of Darren Pritchard Dance to talk about the show, cutting edge technology and his favourite songs to dance to! Hi Darren! We’re really ...

Laura

October 12th, 2017

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5 days to go… we speak to Arun Ghosh #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST

With 5 days until the Big Imaginations Festival launches across the North West, we caught up with Arun Ghosh, creator of Big Imaginations Jazz Club With 5 days until #BigImaginationsfest blasts off, we checked in with Award Winning Bolton born musician Arun Ghosh, ...

Laura

October 12th, 2017

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6 days to go, let’s talk Tales of Birbal! #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST

Six days to go… #BIGIMAGINATIONSFEST As we get down to the final couple of days. It’s time to talk Tales of Birbal. We spoke with Artistic Director and Founder of Mashi Theatre, Trina Haldar… When did you decide to become a director? I’m not sure exactly when I decided, I ...

Laura

October 12th, 2017

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