Women’s Work: Project update

Posted on Feb 15, 2015
Women’s Work: Project update

We’re very pleased at how our ‘Women’s Work’ project is developing and we thought we’d share some of the progress of the project so far. We’ve had some brilliant research sessions including a trip to the Library of Birmingham’s archive. We’ve also been privileged to hear the stories of locals and their descendants. In our first session we heard from New Zealand born Juliet Fletcher whose grandmother worked in a munitions factory in Longbridge and had a fascinating story to tell….

Taking Care of Helen, Juniper Centre Performance

Posted on Feb 1, 2015
Taking Care of Helen, Juniper Centre Performance

Women & Theatre has enjoyed a successful week of touring its new forum theatre production Taking Care of Helen to five Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust settings.

Women’s Work: Current heritage project is off to flying start!

Posted on Jan 26, 2015
Women’s Work: Current heritage project is off to flying start!

We’re very excited to be in the first phase of devising our new WWI heritage project ‘Women’s Work’.

During February & March 2015, W&T artists are working with community participants to research the history of the BSA factory and the experiences of WWI female factory workers, before developing research findings into a theatre performance and exhibition.

The Christmas Box at Centre for the Aston Family

Posted on Nov 17, 2014
The Christmas Box at Centre for the Aston Family

Our seasonal production The Christmas Box toured to 15 locations throughout December 2014. The show was a great success bringing a joyful christmas message to many who might find themselves left out of the festive celebrations. For those of you didn’t get a chance to catch the production here are some photos from the last performance of the run at Centre for the Aston Family.