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May-Aug

Moments: Revisited

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This stimulating dance show performed by an inclusive cast explored remnants of memory, & the different sensations and emotions we experience in our lives, and how we make sense of them.

Artist/Company: Subtle Kraft Dance Company

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 6th May

Other Information: Dance performance. Family Friendly event.

 

Dementia Awareness Day 2016

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A programme of events, performances, art installations and craft stalls from various artist and community groups from across St Helens Borough, raised awareness and understanding of Dementia, and celebrated the lives of those living with Dementia.

Artist/Company: Bisakha Sarker, Haydock Male Voice Choir, Sharon Mutch, Jacqui Priestly.

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 16th May

Other Information: Performances, installations, music, crafts.

 

Boy Meets Girl

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Audiences joined Boy & Girl as they journeyed through the library, experiencing joy, hope and heartbreak as they searched for love. Colourfully created for unusual spaces, this promenade performance utilised wireless headphones, allowing audience to listen to the inner monologues of Boy & Girl. An exciting mix of dance, theatre, and silent disco technology.  

Artist/Company: Zest Theatre

Location(s): Chester Lane Library & St Helens Central Library

Dates: 29th June

Other Information: Theatre performance  

 

The Twits

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Presented with the kind permission from Casarotto Ramsey & the Roald Dahl Estate, storyteller John Kirk retold the magical story of The Twits.

Artist/Company: John Kirk

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 13th July

Other Information: Theatre performance. Presented as part of Summer Reading Challenge 2016.

 

St Helens Family Art Club

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Heart of Glass Family Art Club took over St Helens Central Library for a day in the School Holidays. Activities included creating Roald Dahl themed comic book covers in workshops facilitated by illustrators The Critter Shed.

Artist/Company: Summer Roadshow

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 16th July

Other Information: Presented in partnership with Heart of Glass.  

 

Matilda

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Continuing St Helens Libraries celebration of the work of Roald Dahl, audiences were invited to St Helens Central Library to watch the classic film, Matilda. The screening was presented in partnership with Heart of Glass, as part of an ongoing series of Reading Hack programming. 

Artist/Company: Small Cinema

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 16th February

Other Information: Film screening in partnership with Heart of Glass.

 


Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

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Continuing St Helens Libraries celebration of the work of Roald Dahl, audiences were invited to St Helens Central Library to watch the classic film Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. The screening was presented in partnership with Heart of Glass, as part of an ongoing series of Reading Hack programming. 

Artist/Company: Small Cinema

Location(s): St Helens Central Library

Dates: 13th August

Other Information: Film screening in partnership with Heart of Glass.