These workshops will run weekly at Bubble HQ from 6.30-8.30pm every Thursday. In these workshops, led by Jonathan and Marigold, we will explore and develop the stories that have been gathered in the interviews. Out of these workshops will come a play script capturing the essence of the testimonies and the experiences of children in wartime London, to be performed in Spring 2011.
Bubble make theatre with people of all gages and abilities. We strive to create a friendly and playful environment in which we can all play and learn together. Our groups are friendly, fun and creative and are led by a team of highly experienced theatre makers. Throughout the Autumn and Spring, you will be given opportunities to develop your performance skills through a range of voice, movement, improvisation exercises as well as having fun acting out stories and characters.
London Bubble will be launching a series of Make Do and Mend workshops. Reusing, reshaping and reinventing material and food is what helped London survive the Blitz and the rationing that continued into the 1950’s. Now, the war may have ended, but austerity is back. Like our parents, grandparents or great-grandparents, its time to make do and mend!
In five themed workshops, we will be drawing upon the knowledge and practical skills of the elders, complemented by the knowledge of a specialist. In a warm and friendly environment, the generations will share in the skills being passed down and passed around. The five workshops are: