Emerge Festival 2018

Date: 21 April 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 16:30 p.m.

The young people of Cannock Chase present a day of performances, workshops and activities to celebrate the life and works of Shakespeare! 

Come and join us in on 21st April at Cannock Library and Museum of Cannock Chase for a day of theatre, dance, poetry, music, arts & crafts and FUN!

Festival line up:

11am         Festival Opening    Grass Area

11.15am    'Double, Double' (Emerge Young People)    Stage Area

11.30am    Music (Emerge Young People)    Grass Area

11.45am    Hamlet on Jeremy Kyle (Emerge Young People)  Stage Area

12.00pm    Midsummer in the City (Emerge Young People)   Stage Area

12.10pm    'Winter' film Screening (Emerge Young People)   Stage Area

12.15pm   'All the word's a stage'  (Emerge Young People)   Grass Area

1.00pm     Staffordshire Poet Laureate   Grass Area

1.30pm     Music (Emerge Young People)   Grass Area

1.45pm     Macbeth Witches (Emerge Young People)   Stage Area

2.00pm     The Enchanted Forest  (Emerge Young People)   Stage Area

2.15pm     Great British Shake Off (Emerge Young People)  Grass Area

2.30pm     Storytelling Workshop (Led by Alison Solomon)  Craft Workshop

3.00pm     Northern Rascals (Guest Dance Company)   Grass Area

3.15pm     Helena Francesca  (Guest Singer)   Grass Area

4.00pm     Treasure Hunt winner announced   Grass Area

4.15pm     Fashion Show (Emerge Young People)   Grass Area

                The Battle (Emerge Young People)



10am-4pm  On going arts & crafts activities for all ages led by Emerge Young People, Museum staff and more! 

Splatter paint on Shakespeare costumes, photo booth, graffitti wall, poetry installation and much more!

The Bard's Bus

Keep your eyes and ears open for the Bard's Bus! We will do announcements when the bus is about to arrive and depart from the museum - the library. The bus will run on a first come first serve basis.







Did we mention that it's all for FREE?


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