Shakespeare North, in collaboration with Prescot Historic Society, is hosting a community symposium on Saturday 11 November in St Mary’s Church Hall, Prescot
‘Then and Now: Shakespearean Theatre, the Earls of Derby, Prescot and Knowsley’, will include talks from experts on Elizabethan history, 17th century drama and reconstructing Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre.
When is the event?
Saturday 11 November 2017
2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
St Mary’s Parish Church Hall
Where can I buy tickets?
The church hall has a limited number of seats, so please buy your tickets or book early.
Tickets include afternoon tea with biscuits and cakes. Full price is £5 and concessions are £3.50.
Tickets are available from:
- The Heritage Hub, Eccleston Street, Prescot
- JJ’s Closet, Leyland Street, Prescot
- Or you can book by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The first session will focus on ‘Histories’ with talks from Dr Bill Shannon on the history of cartography, landscape and agriculture in the North West followed by Dr Rebecca Bailey, a Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, specialising in 17th century literature.
After a break for tea and biscuits, the second session will focus on ‘Modern Theatre Recreation and Performance’ with a talk from Conrad Nelson from award-winning theatre company, Northern Broadsides, and Peter McCurdy whose company was chosen to reconstruct Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London.
The full programme details are available here.
The symposium is scheduled to finish at 5.15pm.