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Cinderella: A Museum Adventure (IWM North)

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IWM North

Trafford Wharf Road

Stretford

M17 1TZ

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This March, join a playful and creative dance workshop at IWM North led by Matthew Bourne's New Adventures. You will have the chance to learn choreography from Matthew Bourne’s current show Cinderella, a thrilling and evocative love story set during the Second World War, now touring the UK.

The workshop is part of Cinderella: A Museum Adventure, an exciting day of performances, talks, and workshops for all the family. Inspired by this unique retelling of the classic story, New Adventures' dance artists have been working with primary schoolchildren and older people to create a brand-new piece of dance, which they'll perform in addition to the workshops. The creation will bring local heritage, histories and artefacts to life in pop-up performances in IWM North's Main Exhibition Space. The performances will respond to the wartime stories and photographs in the museum’s collection that evoke themes of family, evacuation and community.

Alternating with the dance performances will be conversations with war veterans, who will share their stories of experiencing conflict and of coming back home.

The same workshop will be running twice as part of this day, once at 12.30pm and once at 2pm, while the full day programme runs from 11am to 4pm. The workshops are open to all ages and abilities and you don't need to have any previous dancing experience. The workshops last around 45 minutes. Children should be supervised.

Tickets to the workshops are free, but booking through this page is required, as spaces are limited. The performances and talks, however, are free and drop-in on a first come, first served basis.

As part of the Cinderella: A Museum Adventure programme, New Adventures also holds performances at some of IWM's other branches:

More information about the full day programme at IWM North is available here.

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