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Lorry Theatre took place very early in the Blackie's history  and it was the first attempt of working with communities in the open air.  Bill Harpe directed the event and, not surpringly, his Report On Lorry Theatre considers the role of the arts and artists when working with audiences who traditionally have had little or no relationships with either. LORRY THEATRE EXPEDITION 1969. DIRECTOR'S REPORT  "More art for more people" is a dangerous…

 

Created : Monday, July 17, 2017 - 16:04
Updated : Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 13:50

 

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#1 Next >  The following Report was compiled by a sub-Committee of the Arts Council's New Activities Committee. This included Bill and Wendy Harpe who were alternate members of the New Activities Committee plus Griselda Grimond, Jenny Harris and Rufus Harris. It is, as far as we know, the first Report in which the Arts Council…

 

Created : Monday, June 12, 2017 - 17:30
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

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#1 Next >     The Report consists of 4 pages plus a 3 page Appendix which lists the actual events/activities.   Your access the pages by clicking on the numbers below and enlarging the image.   Page 1 of 7…

 

Created : Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:54
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:16

 

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Created : Friday, August 12, 2016 - 09:55
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:23

 

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The Conference "Community Arts? Learning from the Legacy of Artists' Social Initiatives" took place at the Black-E on November 1st 2015.  It was convened by The Liverpool Biennial and Andrea Phillips, in association with Visible Award 2015 and Tate Liverpool The programme was as follows:- 10.30-11.00 Registration and coffee. Above and below the audience arriving and speakers and audience having coffee, and the room at the start of the…

 

Created : Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 18:45
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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#1 Next > Below major problems in farming are followed by solutions both for the farmers and for the community artists. Page 1 of 14 1…

 

Created : Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 16:24
Updated : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 13:41

 

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< Previous #2 Next >       "The work of a farmer is to cultivate the productivity of the land they live on to its fullest potential."     "The work of a community artist is to cultivate the creativity of the community they live in to its fullest potential…

 

Created : Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 14:43
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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< Previous #2 Next > Treat the earth well : it was not given to us by our parents, it was loaned to us by our children. Kenyan proverb       < Previous Page 2 of 22…

 

Created : Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 12:01
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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 The seeds of creativity - what are the conditions for their growth?" On February 6th 1985, about 50 people attended a talk on cultural policy by Dr Jurgen Marten, Head of the Research Institute for Cultural Policy in the German Democratic Republic Ministry of Culture.  Dr Marten had particular responsibility for the theoretical basis of culture, and for the infrastructure of the GDR's Ministry of Culture and its organisations through their…

 

Created : Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 12:30
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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Down To Earth has had two outings, the first being staged as a day-long game in February 1978.  See Down To Earth 1978. This is the second version of Down To Earth - it was a multi media event which  took place at the Blackie in 1984.  It  ran for  5 days, (October 31st to November 4th). There was an average of 112 visitors each day and 150 people joined in creating the woven "Garden of Cultural Thought". The Idea The earth's natural…

 

Created : Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:42
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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