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R&D

We had such a great week of R&D (radicalism & dissent), working on Gerrard Winstanley’s True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit with The Black Smock Band and Gerrard himself, who kindly joined us from the C17th. A massive thank you more »

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The Project Formerly Known as Radical History

GERRARD WINSTANLEY’S TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS MOBILE INCITEMENT UNIT is the name for the collaborations with The Black Smock Band that we were developing under the working title of The Radical History Project. There’s a project page here, plus there’s loads more more »

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Radical History: project definitely underway

Thanks to Ovalhouse, the Arts Council and private funders, we had our first proper development period on our collaboration with The Black Smock Band: an undertaking which emerged from our East storytelling project but which seems to be taking on more »

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Radical History at Ovalhouse

Protest and rebellion are as English as rainy bank holidays, cream teas and plundering foreign countries. But plenty of people would have us ignore the great radical moments of our history. As part of our commitment to exploring the potent mix more »

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Alex provokes

Here’s a great provocation from This Thing Called Artist Development at Ovalhouse by Alex Swift. The full title of the talk is “Samuel Beckett’s First Play Was Shit And It Took A World War For Him To Write A Good more »

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Placards!

From our Radical History Project workshops at Ovalhouse, as part of Fun Palaces today. Photos: Andy Bannister

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Upcoming events

Join our mailing list to be kept up-to-date (there’s a signup form on the right). But here’s a summary:   Oct 5th – We’ll be taking part in the Fun Palace weekend at Ovalhouse, working with The Black Smock Band, more »

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