It's behind you! The rediscovery of Strood through pantomime

Frost, J. (2016) It's behind you! The rediscovery of Strood through pantomime. In: Beyond the Centre: Arts and Humanities Faculty Conference, 8th June, 2016, Canterbury Christ Church University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In October 2015 I was asked to present a talk on mumming plays and the Kentish hooden horse for a community project in Strood, one of the most deprived towns in Kent. This led to my full participation as performer, puppet-, prop-, and mask-maker for the production of an unusual pantomime in the English Heritage property, Temple Manor. This paper explains how my background in puppetry and performance and my research into folk traditions enriched a community play and helped the participants to rediscover and value their heritage.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1560 The performing arts. Show business
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1600 Drama > PN2000 Dramatic Representation. The Theater
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Media Art and Design
Depositing User: Mr James Frost
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2016 09:16
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2016 09:16
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/14569

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