Monthly Archives: August 2012

Holland

Clearing out old papers recently I found a diary that gives an amazing account of  when, in the 1970’s, Bath Arts Workshop and Natural Theatre were held to be such an example of integrated community creativity that we were commissioned … Continue reading

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Olympic minority

In view of the burgeoning popularity of such things as horse dancing, the governing bodies of several minority sports are apparently in negotiation with the authorities over possible inclusion in the Rio games. Amongst these are the usual promoters of … Continue reading

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Rude audiences

We are all used to the chatters and popcorn rattlers in the cinema. It comes with the territory. I remember my mum scolding wayward youths in our local flicks and pointing out, much to my embarrassment, what a well behaved … Continue reading

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Games frenzy

Difficult to escape the Natural Theatre street performers if you were an Olympic Games ticket holder any time in the last week! Depending on which platform you were using at London Bridge station, you might have been accompanied to the … Continue reading

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Olympic opening

Enough having been said by others greater than me about THAT opening ceremony, I was going to avoid mentioning the Olympics altogether this week. However, I feel the need to point out that the bit where the queen appeared to … Continue reading

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