Bringing People Together

Herstory Workshop at the Fortescue on Thurs 25th Feb

Have you noticed that there are few women in history? And that there are even fewer lesbians? Jo Lewis plans to help change this and wants lesbians to talk about their histories, even create a ‘herstory’. She would like lesbians to have their voices heard equally, to claim their part of our shared past. Pride in Plymouth has a long running, award winning, LGBT archive that needs more lesbian voices.

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In Other Words – Bike Shed Theatre Exeter Mon 29th Feb

In Other Words presents six brand new short 10 minute plays by LGBT writers responding to the stories from Pride In Plymouth’s Award Winning LGBT Archive. It’s title is inspired by Plymouth’s longstanding independent and radical bookstore of the same name, as it was a safe space for LGBT individuals over the many years it was open in Mutley Plain 7.30pm at the Bike Shed Theatre Exeter Click here for

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In Other Words Sun 28th February 2016 at the Barbican Theatre

We’ll Meet in Moscow in partnership with Pride in Plymouth and the Barbican Theatre are delighted to present Four events on Sunday 28th February for LGBT History Month 2016. 1.30pm LGBT History Walk – Led by Dr. Alan Butler 4pm We’ll Meet in Moscow Scratch reading plus Q&A 6pm – In Other Words – rehearsed reading of SIX Short plays based on material from the Plymouth LGBT Community Archive 8pm

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Fantastic News – we reached our Crowdfund Target – Thanks to PCC match funding

We are very proud that our first Crowdfunding campaign to support our ‘In Other Words’ project was 100% successful. The money raised will help us develop the five commissioned writers, and promote the performances of their work that will feature as  part of the ‘Devon With Love festival’ and LGBT History Month 2016. We are very grateful to Plymouth City Council for providing match funding of £800 to support this important project.

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Natalie McGrath’s Review of the first writers workshop held on 17th Oct

I remember being introduced to Al by Sheila Snelgrove back in 2013 at OxygenNation, and I can’t quite believe that we are now here. LGBT writers responding to LGBT stories. Seems so long ago now. But some people are good at planting those seeds, making connections between folk and seeing if they can be nurtured, grown. The Barbican Theatre have supported the archive and Pride in Plymouth’s Pride in Our

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In Other Words Launch Workshop

On Saturday 17th October the successful writers commissioned to write a short play for the ‘In Other Words’ project attended a one day workshop at the Barbican Theatre. This was to introduce them to the process, it also gave them the opportunity to meet each other, and to take part in 1:1 sessions with Josie Sutcliffe, and Natalie McGrath. Unfortunately due to prior commitments Alan Butler could not attend however each of

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Apply to be a part of From Devon With Love!

Following on from the success of 2015′s festival, Barbican Theatre will once more join forces with the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter to deliver From Devon With Love – an annual festival which celebrates exciting, innovative and emerging work created in the country. The programme of work at Barbican Theatre will be presented over three weekends in January, culminating with an end-of-festival showcase and celebration here on Sat 30th January 2016.

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In Other Words Crowdfund

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In Other Words – Call Out for LGBT+ Writers

Pride in Plymouth, in association with We’ll Meet In Moscow are seeking to commission FIVE Plymouth Based LGBT+ identified writers. In Other Words is a Vital Sparks funded project seeking to provide new and more established LGBT+ writers for the stage in Plymouth with a crucial creative resource. We a re looking for writers who will shed new light on under-represented and vital LGBT perspectives in response to Plymouth’s nationally award winning LGBT Community Archive that is managed and maintained by Pride in Plymouth (CIC). Selected Writers will be asked to: • Write a ten minute play • Attend a workshop at Plymouth’s LGBT Archive • Work with a dramaturg to produce drafts of writing • Attend development sessions with actors and a director • Learn how to deliver a community workshop •

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