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Lorry Theatre - 18th August To 4th September 1969
Lorry Theatre was the first out door event staged by The Blackie,  below is part of the Press Release sent out prior to the event. "The proposal is for a Lorry Theatre Expedition. - jointly promoted by the Merseyside Arts Association and Great Georges - to tour 8/l2 open-air sites in Merseyside during the last two weeks in August. Read More
06-06-2017 40 weeks 22 hours ago
Lunapark - Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal - 12th Jan 1973
Lunapark by the Belgian Group 'Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal' was performed at the Mountford Theatre in the Liverpool University's Students Union.   The following is the description by Neil Johnson from 7UP:- Read More
02-08-2013 4 years 37 weeks ago
Meredith Monk : Raw Recital - June 1972 21-05-2013 4 years 44 weeks ago
Meredith Monk: Education Of The Girl Child - June 1972
Education of The Girl Child - a one woman opera - by Meredith Monk is a solo piece which traces the life of a woman in reverse from old age to childhood. Read More
30-05-2013 4 years 40 weeks ago
Musica Electronica Viva - 8/9th Oct 1969
This was a concert by the MEV group from Rome promoted by the Blackie at the Bluecoat Concert Hall  on the 28th of October followed by a workshop on the 29th Oct at the Blackie. Below is taken from the Press Release. Read More
12-03-2015 3 years 4 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils - 19th Nov - 3rd December 1983
The Vigils Read More
06-02-2016 1 year 4 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 1 - Alastair MacLennan - 19th Nov 1983
The Vigil The Framework Alastair MacLennan created a chequered board made up of  black and white squares on the ground floor of the basement.  Above this he hung a network of strings each culminating in a suspended nightlight. Read More
11-02-2016 2 years 7 weeks ago
Participatory Vigils 3 - Wendy Harpe - 3rd Dec 1983
The Vigil The Framework Read More
11-02-2016 2 years 4 weeks ago
Poetry Plus
The following are events based round a specific poet, but often with music, and/or additonal readers.  For some poets we built a specific environment.  By and large we know very little about these events since often all we have is the original leaflet and our ever fading memories. Many of the links below are to Wikipedia but the Poetry Archive is also a brilliant resource for their works. Read More
27-11-2012 1 year 31 weeks ago
Political Patchworks 2 June/September 1991
An exhibition of 23 quilts, each 6ft x 6ft, made by the community of Silverdale, North Staffordshire, to commemorate Fanny Deakin (1883-1968), Silverdale’s extraordinary spokeswoman and political activist. Fanny Deakin was a founder member of the Labour Party in Silverdale, becoming the first woman councillor on the Wolstanton Urban District Council in 1921.  A miners wife, she was a champion of local people and fought for better conditions, particularly for women and children. In 1947 a maternity hospital was named after her. Read More
19-09-2012 3 years 32 weeks ago