A difficult watch from Ken Loach
Tonight, Peterborough Arts Cinema is showing I, Daniel Blake - Ken Loach’s compelling and searing commentary onthosecaughtin the despair of the welfare bureaucracy. A more divergent perspective than that portrayed by Benefits Street. In conjunction with the Peterborough Soup Kitchen, audience members areaskedtotakealonganitem from the list below, which the teambehindtheSoupKitchen will then distribute to people in need.
Tinned corned beef/ham, tinned fruit, tinned custard, coffee, drinking chocolate, cakes/biscuits, sweets/chocolate.
If you can’t get along to the JohnClare Theatre at 7.30pm, here’s alink to the SoupKitchen website www.peterboroughsoupkitchen.org.uk/ A six-week programme of one-off workshops with highly skilled professionals covering everything from breakdancing and acrobatics to modern dance is coming to Peterborough.
These two-hour Sunday sessions at the Key Theatre are available to anyone aged 16+ with companies such as Acrojou, TrashDollys and Crimson & the Rovers.
After an impressive performance at Peterborough’s Arts Festival in 2015, Acrojou will be in residence for two weeks at the Key Theatre developing their piece Vessel which is due to be staged in Summer 2017.
Benjamin Shepherd and Katie Webster, who form Crimson & the Rovers, are also part of Southpaw Dance Company, who performed their production of Faust at this year’s Key Feste.
January 15, 11am – 1pm, join founder of TrashDollys Dance Theatre Sam Amos, whosedancestyle stemsfrom hip hop and breaking. Working with controlled yet fluid movements Sam brings elements from his former dance roots to contemporary dance choreography. Learn how to achievehistechniquesanddevelop your own dance skills.
January 22 and February 19, 11am – 1pm - it is the turn of the artistic Director of Base Dance, a double world record breaking innovative performancecompanywhich performs across the UK. Base Dance’s choreography fuses contemporary, urban and physical theatre styles with advanced contact workcreating highly energetic andpowerful performances.
JoinDiccontofindouthow you can adopt his style to inspireyourownperformances.
January 29, 11am – 1pm, as part of their residency at the Key, Acrojou will be leading a contemporary dance workshop.
Blending physical theatre, acrobaticsanddance, Acrojou performances have a unique style which delivers stunning visuals and gripping narratives. Learn the secrets behind their work in this 2 hour workshop.
February 5 and 15, 11am – 1pm, thetwopiecedancecompany, CrimsonandtheRovers fusetwopolaroppositestyles, breaking and contemporary dance. With both choreographers trained in different backgrounds, their perform- ances find an artistic middle groundtodeliveradistinctive style.
Follow Benjamin Shepheard and Katie Webster’s style in this innovative workshop.
Tickets are £4 each and are available to book online at www.vivacity-peterborough.com or by calling the Key Theatre Box Office on 01733 207239.