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Extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War

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June 2017

July 2015 -
December 2018

POPPIES: Wave and Weeping Window

BY PAUL CUMMINS ARTIST AND TOM PIPER DESIGNER

TOURING

14-18 NOW is presenting the iconic poppy sculptures Wave and Weeping Window at selected locations around the UK until 2018. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below; Wave is a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering...

28 May 2016 -
17 June 2017

Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash

DAVE MCKEAN

KENDAL, LONDON, RYE, ASHFORD & DERBY

The painter Paul Nash joined the British army when he was 25 years old, signing up six weeks after the start of the First World War. The appalling experiences he endured, first as a soldier and later as an official war artist, prompted him to create paintings of disturbing, lasting power. Nash’s paintings...

Dates, Times and Locations

28 May 2016
Launch of limited-edition publication
UK premiere of multimedia performance
Kendal Town Hall

13 July 2016
Talk with Dave McKean, Rachel Cooke and Richard Slocombe and book signing
House of Illustration
King’s Cross, London

18 September, 1pm
Performance
Rye Arts Festival

16 October
Launch of main publication
Performance
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival
The Box, Kendal College

11 November, 7.45pm
Performance
Revelation St Mary’s, Ashford

13 November, 2.30pm
Performance
Tate Britain

13 November, 4pm
Decoding the dreams of Paul Nash – talk with Emma Chambers, curator of British Art at Tate and Dave McKean
Tate Britain

17 June, 8pm
Derby Book Festival: Closing Event
QUAD, Derby

July 2016 -
September 2017

Asunder

Bob Stanley

SUNDERLAND, LONDON

In July one hundred years ago, British, French and German forces began one of the most traumatic battles in military history. Over the course of just four months in 1916, more than one million soldiers were captured, wounded or killed in the Battle of the Somme, a confrontation of unimaginable horror. This ambitious...

Dates, Times and Locations

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Performances with Live Music
10 July 2016, 16:00 & 21:00 Sunderland Empire
12 February 2017, 20:00 Barbican London

Cinema Screenings
18 April 2017, 19:30 Regent Street Cinema London
plus Q&A with Director/co-producer Esther Johnson and Writer/co-producer Bob Stanley
21 May 2017, 15:15 Tyneside Cinema Newcastle
plus Q&A with Esther Johnson and Bob Stanley
21 June 2017 , School screening 10:00, and Evening screening 19:00 QUAD Derby
plus Q&A with Esther Johnson
10 September 2017, 15:30 Filmhouse Edinburgh
plus Q&A with Esther Johnson

Symposia Presentation
23 April 2017, 11:30–18:00 The Sound Of Memory, Sound-track / Sound-scape Whitechapel Gallery, Zilkha Auditorium, London

Community Screenings
19 April 2017, 13:30 and 19:00 Arts Centre Washington Sunderland
26 April 2017 , 18:00, free Holmeside Coffee Sunderland
02 May 2017 , 10:00, free The Cultural Spring Creative Space, The Bridges Shopping Centre, Sunderland
07 May 2017 , 19:30 Phoenix Theatre Blyth
tbc May 2017, time tbc Holmfirth Film Festival West Yorkshire
02 July 2017, 13:30, free Miners’ Hall Redhills Durham

 

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