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Extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War

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August 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...

13 May 2016 -
3 September 2017

Fashion & Freedom

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, HOLLY FULTON, ROKSANDA, J JS LEE, EMILIA WICKSTEAD, SADIE WILLIAMS, SHOWSTUDIO, LUKE SNELLIN

MANCHESTER / BARNSLEY / HULL

One of the most radical changes at home during the war was the huge change in women’s lives and work. With the men away fighting, more than one million women went to work for the first time during the war years – in munitions factories and on the buses, driving...

Dates, Times and Locations

Manchester Art Gallery

13 May – 27 Nov 2016

The Civic, Barnsley

11 Feb – 8 April 2017

Freedom Festival, Hull (Princes Quay Shopping Centre)

1 August – 3 September 2017

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

 

16 July 2017

Ceremony

Phil Collins

World premiere

MANCHESTER

Friedrich Engels – philosopher, writer, radical thinker – is coming back home. Turner Prize-nominated artist Phil Collins is returning Engels to the city where he made his name – in the form of a Soviet-era statue, driven across Europe and permanently installed in the centre of Manchester. The radical son...

Dates, Times and Locations

16 July 2017, 6.00pm

Free – tickets required

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Venues:

Event
NCP Bridgewater Hall Car Park

Statue
HOME
Tony Wilson Place, First Street

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