Messages, Medals and Memorials Deeds Not Words

What's that in the Woods?


Outdoor Art Exhibition and Storytelling
St David's Park next to Millfield Art Centre, 5 July - 22 August 2004, Curated by Jolanta Jagiello with creative workshops for children and adults in partnership with FaceFront Theatre and Chameleon Arts.

Artists created sculpture and installation art celebrating different cultural traditions of story telling. Information about the stories that inspired the work were available at Millfield Arts Centre and the Enfield Libraries.

Face Front/Community drama project
Face Front Theatre Company, working with an inclusive community drama group, developed performance story telling in a series of workshops at Milllfield Arts Centre during May and June. The story telling brought the art alive and gave a tantalising glimpse into familiar and unfamiliar stories encouraging children to go on to find out how the story ends.

Story telling for schools and open to families
Ten local schools from the Education Action Zone came to see the exhibition in the last weeks of term and enjoyed the storytelling performance. There was a series of open free story telling performances during the August holidays, when parents, children and friends visited the exhibition and enjoyed the park. Sunday 1 Aug: 12 noon and 1.30pm Wednesday 4 Aug: 1.30pm and 3 pm.

Holiday workshops for children
Finally, as part of Summer Holiday programme, Millfield ran a Creative Art Week linked in to the theme of the exhibition. This provided workshops in a range of visual art techniques, pottery and performance art exploring Modern Myths and Urban Fairytales. Mon 26 - Fri 30 July. Time: 10am - 4pm. This programme was run by Chameleon Arts, resident Youth Arts Company at Millfield Arts Centre and Lesley Mc Shea ceramic artist.

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