Polly

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A Different Way Of Sharing History

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I endorse everything that Heather says in this blog post—the actors are stupendous, and Croome Court is well worth a visit—go along Sunday 27 July for an unforgettable treat.

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As well as writing poetry and songs which share oral history, I’m involved in a project at Croome Court in Worcestershire, devising and performing pieces which share history through site specific theatre. I am one of a group of 8 actors who have been developing new material and then performing it since January. Currently there are 2 plays being performed on Sundays: I play the part of the Cook in Minnie and the Jollop and my next performances are on Sunday July 27th at 11.15, 1.00, 2.00 & 3.00. Here’s the website for details of admission prices https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/croome/

The Croome grounds are absolutely stunning, so if you fancy a day out with a difference, I recommend it. Our project is called Croome Encounters. Last Friday, we performed both plays to an invited audience of Croome volunteers and staff and had this wonderful feedback:

  • I would  like to thank you…

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7 thoughts on “A Different Way Of Sharing History

  1. It sounds fascinating Polly but a bit out of the neighbourhood! 🙂

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