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FLOURISH THEATRE & DRAMA WORKSHOPS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Creative & Inspirational Education

Join the Centenary Celebrations with Flourish's  exciting, immersive retelling of

The  Suffragette Story for Key Stage 1

 

In 1918, Women were given the Vote for the first time in British History 

 

In this one day programme, your class will:

 

Take part in Annie Kenney's story as actors and audience exploring:

 

her daily chores around the home in Oldham as a child

 

her experience of work at Oldham Cotton Mill at 10 years old

 

becoming interested in Votes for Women & making friends with Christabel Pankhurst

 

breaking windows, setting fire to buildings

 

imprisonment, hunger strike & force feeding

 

 

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CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

 

Historic re-enactment  brings the past to life

 

Drama Workshop is a fun, inclusive and participatory form of learning using mime, movement, voice, acting and  improvisation  

 

Drama activities stimulate  language, vocabulary, speaking & listening skills and creative writing

 

Live Performance enriches learning and  imagination

 

Exploring Women's Suffrage reinforces & widens children's understanding  of British Values such as Democracy, Individual Liberty and the Rule of Law

 

Drama workshop grows confidence and encourages team work

 

Creative learning beneficial for  ESOL and SEND learners

 

 

FLOURISH provides a detailed Education Resouce Pack with all bookings. The pack contains suggested activities and worksheets for preparation and follow-on work exploring the issues raised in VOTES FOR WOMEN Performance &  Drama Workshop.

Live, interactive performance

with puppetry

Inspiring, active Drama Workshop

Emmeline Pankhurst

Suffrage Songs &

Militant Marches

Hunger strikes & Force feeding

Suffragists & Suffragettes

Democracy,

Individual Liberty &

Rule of Law

Exciting encounter with History

 

Accessible & Inclusive

Speaking &

Listening skills

The Cat & Mouse Act

Window breaking, arson & letter bombs

FLOURISH offers tailor made programmes for schools at reasonable prices with reductions

 for small rural schools

 

For schools outside the Furness Peninsular, Cumbria, there is an additional surcharge to cover  fuel costs:  this will only be enough to cover our travel costs at the current rates  

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