Dance – Pages of You

Dance – Pages of You

This dance rehearsal took place in Weston Pier’s Northern tower overlooking Weston & its beaches, where the next day Danny Boyle’s Armistice Commission ‘Pages of the Sea’ would take place. The ‘Pages of You’ dance was choreographed...
‘Hidden Voices’ with Uphill Primary School

‘Hidden Voices’ with Uphill Primary School

This workshop was run by Angela Athay Hunt who has been working with children from Uphill Primary school in Weston-super-Mare, in the lead up to Danny Boyle’s Armistice Commission, Pages of the Sea. Weston’s involvement in the National initiative is taking...
Poetry writing workshop

Poetry writing workshop

A group of like-minded people came together to talk about their own family’s stories around the Great War. It was stirring, interesting and moving to hear of their ancestors’ tales.     They also worked together to create a group poem by simply completing this...
Songs from the Frontline

Songs from the Frontline

Daisy Chapman is a talented singer-songwriter who filled the intimate space of Weston’s Loves Cafe effortlessly. This was the first time that I had experienced her music. I was totally captivated by her wonderful sound – I found her songs to be enchanting &...
‘The War to end all Wars’ – Local history talk

‘The War to end all Wars’ – Local history talk

Historian, John Crockford-Hawley, whose own grandfather perished at Neuve-Chapelle in 1915, really wowed me with his knowledge of the part Weston-super-Mare played in the history of The First World War and I discovered so many interesting facts.The illustrated talk...