1623, Derby Cathedral Quarter and Deda Producing present

Bard on the Street © 1623Bard on the Street
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Saturday 9 August 2014
11.40am-12pm and 1.40-2pm at Waterfall, Derby Market Place

Shakespeare wanders into Derby city centre

"Cry it about the streets"
: Julius Caesar

Larger-than-life characters head to the market place as Will Shakespeare introduces scenes and songs from his plays and sonnets.

Put down your shopping for a minute to meet the playwright himself along with Romeo and Juliet, Katherina and Petruchio, and Bottom and Titania!

BOOKING DETAILS
This event is part of CQ Saturdays Street Circus by Deda Producing
No need to book, free entry

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1623 and QUAD present

Shakespeare Night SPECIAL EDITION © 1623Shakespeare Night SPECIAL EDITION
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Friday 12 September 2014
6.30-8.30pm at QUAD, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

One of our greatest Shakespeareans talks about her career

"A star danced and under that was I born"
: Much Ado About Nothing

We are delighted to welcome Dame Janet Suzman to QUAD for a very special edition of Shakespeare Night

She will talk to Ben Spiller, 1623 artistic director, about her Shakespearean roles, the productions that she's directed, the books that she's written and her plans for the future, before she answers your questions

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets £3 per person
To book, click here or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606

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1623 and Mercia Marina present

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Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October 2014
1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm and 3-30pm at Mercia Marina, Findern, Derbyshire

All aboard with Captain Shakespeare

"My boat sails freely"
: Othello

Meet Captain Shakespeare and his motley crew of characters as they make mischief on and around a fleet of beautiful boats named after the

Family-friendly scenes performed by award-winning 1623 theatre company on and around Avante's Shakespearean boats to celebrate the reopening of Mercia Marina

BOOKING DETAILS
This event is part of a family fun day
No need to book, free entry

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To visit the Mercia Marina website (including directions), click here
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1623 and Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site present

Grisly Shakespeare © 1623Grisly Shakespeare
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Tuesday 28 October 2014
2-3pm at North Mill, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD

A family-friendly workshop for half-term

"Blood will have blood"
: Macbeth

What does it feel like to have blood on your hands and move through the fog and filthy air? 

Make stage blood and fog before using them in scenes from Shakespeare's plays, then take your blood home for spooky use on Halloween

BOOKING DETAILS
Tickets £3 per person
To book call Derwent Valley Mills on 01629 536831

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1623 and QUAD present

Shakespearean Spectre © 1623Shakespeare Night SHAKESPEAREAN SPECTRE

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Friday 21 November 2014
6.30-8.30pm at QUAD, Cathedral Quarter, Derby

A ghostly experience inspired by Shakespeare

"O horrible, horrible, most horrible"
: Hamlet

Become the ghost in Hamlet through animation and projection with QUAD digital participation curator John Whall

As you speak the words of the ghost that describe his horrific and untimely death, witness the physical effects of the poison coursing through his veins

This session of Shakespeare Night, inspired by the QUAD season theme of the supernatural, is the final one at QUAD before we relaunch our public participatory workshops at Derby Theatre in 2015

BOOKING DETAILS
To book online, click here or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606
Tickets are £3 per person per session

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