FLEA MARKETS 1st Saturday of every month
Shop, bargain and barter for curios, unique items
and gems in our regular bazaars. All kinds of items
for sale including books, household goods,
antiques, furniture, costumes, retro, vintage...and everything inbetween! Buskers welcome to play in library bar or on the main stage.
THE WINTER FOREST 16th-18th May
Experience a tale as juicy as a red apple and as thorny as a single white rose. Enigmatic Theatre’s debut show, ‘The Winter Forest’, is a perfect blend
of storytelling and live music.
Creed St is proud to be supporting Preforming Arts Students from Coventry University in their production. A chance to support the work of the next generation
of directors, actors and theatre producers.
HOLOCAUST EDUCATION & JEWISH CULTURAL WEEK 3rd - 8th June
Voices of the Holocaust Theatre in Education Company, Facing History International (USA), the OXDOX International Film Festical & Creed Street Trust are pleased to deliver a full week of bespoke education, theatre productions, exhibitions, CPD for professionals, storytelling for children,
workshops and seminars.
STREET SCAPES By Neil Beardmore 1st May - 1st June
In the wake of Margaret Thatcher's passing, this showcase includes challenging and thoughtful imagery of Britain's society in the 80s (one of the
most politically charged decades in our history).
Wednesday 1st May 7:30pm
all welcome. Bar open and preview of works with the artist.
REAL ALE & A SHOT OF DRAMA 30th & 31st May
(Theatre Pub Style)
Imagine meeting the tooth fairy, a couple of strangers on a bench, a family having a photo shoot, two young men in 1915 contemplating life outside the trenches and a bin man. Experience some brilliant new writing from Laura Henriksen, Alexander Lynch, Dan Phillips and Ian Cowell.
This debut by new theatre company, Carabosse is presented in the age old tradition of the theatre pub! Players from across the land met up in taverns and performed for the drinkers and now this tradition comes to MK.
WHAT WOMEN WANT & WRITERS WORKSHOP 4th May
This incredible opportunity to work with Shonaleigh, one of the few remaining drut’sylas or storytellers left in the World and one of the foremost professional storytellers working on the national and international stage.
What Women Want
A wise, witty, ironic look at the most important question ever asked and what happened to some of the many people who have tried to answer it. Storyteller Shonaleigh draws on the wit and wisdom of five thousand years of Jewish womanhood, and all of her personal life experience, to comment with characteristically incisive grace and vigour on the question everyone's been asking, and explain exactly what happened to the marvellous Precious Pearl of Bahrain, and why.
Workshop - Tale, Tongue, and Text
Shonaleigh's work is steeped in the essence and methods of oral narrative tradition, and she will share this expertise in accessible form in this workshop for writers and storytellers. Content includes: narrative arc, pace, pause and set-up; a look at the similarities and differences between the spoken word and the page; making the transitions between the narrative art of the page and that of the tongue, and storyteller's tips and hints for effective and evocative story-writing.
THE RUBY TREE & BUTTERFLIES 7th June The Ruby Tree – told by Shonaleigh
This haunting story has been preserved in Jewish tradition for centuries, carrying echoes of Rapunzel, Snow White and the Twelve Brothers. Our tales may travel, but the themes within them cross cultures, and wherever they go, they speak to us of our longings and failings, the hopes of generations yet to be born, and the triumph of the human spirit.
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
- This devised
play takes a retrospective look at the journey to
the genocide through the eyes of the children of Theresienstadt. From the humiliations on the streets of German cities, the synagogue burnings and the Einsatzgruppen to the wide and varied forms of resistance that people found and took in response to the devastating events of this period.
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