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Land of the Three Towers @ Silchester Estate, Kensington (Maxilla Centre)
*PLEASE NOTE : Getting here from further afield : Nearest tube stop is Latimer Road (5 mins walk to Maxilla)*
Directions: turn right out of station, keep walking until the underpass, turn right, walk round past the shops and then Maxilla is on the left under the West Way .
The Whose London Is It Anyway? smash hit returns to london community centres following a week's run at Camden People's Theatre.
“We are the Focus E15 mothers and we have been politically occupying four flats on Carpenters estate that have been left empty for years and years on end. We are fighting for social housing. Everybody deserves a place ot live. Come stand with us, stop evictions, stop people being forced out of London .”
Made by an all female cast including young mothers, people who have expereinced homelessness and housing activists from Focus E15, this unconvential verbatim show immerses you in a truly historic moment in the fight for social housing, not social cleansing.
Sam’s eviction notice is dated the day after she’s due to give birth. The council want to forcibly relocate Jasmin out of London. Mary’s lived on Carpenters Estate since 1967, and if Mr. Mayor thinks she’s leaving, he’s got another thing coming – he’ll have to drag her out.
So bring your kids, bring your neighbours and bring your fight. Come and engage in some Civil Disobedience, fuelled by song.
“From a new generation of thinkers who have, in this inaugural work, pushed theatre in a whole new direction”
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ International Times
PLEASE NOTE: A limited number of tickets are bookable online, other tickets will be available on the door (first come first serve) The show is free - all donations will go towards local housing campaigns.
Silchester Estate WORKSHOPS (free)
Art As Action Workshop 2.30-4.30 pm
Everyone has a story to tell. You Should See The Other Guy present a workshop on storytelling and creating communal protest songs by using your own words, and stories. The workshop entails using the practices we use to make the songs in Land of the Three Towers, by using real words, sharing stories, using rythms and repitition to create musical pieces. Come celebrate your home, tell your struggle, and toether we'll make a protest song about it. You don't have to be a singer, or even musical! This workshop is much more about sharing stories, and spoken word collectively than being in tune! to reserve a place send a message to youshouldseetheotherguy.com or just come down and join us.
How We Resist Workshop 5 - 6.30pm
Estate under threat demolition? Got an eviction notice? You are not alone. and you CAN fight it. Come and join this open forum workshop led by activists from Radical Housing Network and Eviction Resistance Network to explore the tools you can use to build a campaigns to stop buy offs, demolitons and stop evictions. To reserve a place send a message to youshouldseetheotherguy.com or just come down and join us on the day.
For tickets for Camden People's Theatre performances (18th - 22nd October ) please follow this link: https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/production/land-of-the-three-towers/