• Interview with Ingrid Mackinnon

    By Wac Arts on 17/07/2019
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    U3A member Barbara Prynn spends some time with Dance professional Ingrid Mackinnon to explore the themes of Heritage. Ingrid Mackinnon’s movement direction credits include #WeAreArrested (Royal Shakespeare Company), Fantastic Mr Fox (associate movement – Nuffield/Lyric), Kingdom Come (Royal Shakespeare Company) and #DR@CULA! (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama). She is also assistant choreographer and rehearsal director for Uchenna Dance. […]
  • Development Officer Vacancy

    By Wac Arts on 17/07/2019
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    Working Hours: Full-Time Salary: £22,000–£25,000 Works To: Director of External Relations Line Management: Philanthropy Manager (Trusts and Foundations) Key Internal Relationships: Director of Operations, Head of MarComms, Finance Manager This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established and highly regarded company whose mission is to change the lives of young people through the arts. You will be working […]
  • Our Summer Schools 2019 Programme

    By Wac Arts on 16/07/2019
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    To book download an application form and send it to: info@WacArts.co.uk or call 020 7692 5888. Summer Schools Application Form 2019 (Word) | (PDF)
  • Youth Voice meet Jessica Andrade

    By Wac Arts on 16/07/2019
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    The Youth Voice group at Wac Arts had the chance to see Wac Arts Alumna Jess Andrade’s new work The Brownie Club at Jackson Lane Theatre. Jess was kind enough to come and meet the group at Wac Arts where they interviewed Jess and had a photo shoot on the beautiful imperial staircase at the Old Town Hall. The group […]
  • The Spain Fights for Freedom Exhibition

    By Wac Arts on 11/07/2019
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    My name is Elizabeth Hay and I’m a member of Hackney U3A. I’d never been to The Marx Library which has the material about the Spanish Civil War exhibition so I volunteered to find about it. I have always loved the poet Lorca’s work and was delighted to find the exhibition had included a celebration of him. I also have […]
  • Two Amazing Women

    By Wac Arts on 11/07/2019
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    One of the exciting things about researching is that you stumble across all kinds of amazing stories. When I was trying to find out about “the other side of Franco” and having to contemplate the dreadful list of the people the Nazis killed, and the fascists hated, I found these two stories of extraordinary women I had never heard of […]
  • Franco and his support and collaboration with Hitler: The side the exhibition did show

    By Wac Arts on 11/07/2019
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    The Spanish Republic and its supporters had warned that a world war would be inevitable unless Franco’s rise to power was stopped and fascism was defeated. Britain and the other western powers apart from the Fascist Government in Italy and the Nazis in Germany who sent troops, aircraft and arms to support Franco, had decided it would be wrong to […]
  • In the Heights Review

    By Wac Arts on 10/07/2019
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    In the Heights Review   Written by Anna Wilson, Marketing Intern In the Heights is a high-energy musical adaptation by Lin Manuel Miranda based on the book by Quiara Alegría Hudes. It takes place in Washington Heights, a Hispanic-American neighbourhood of Manhattan where each character has their own problems and concerns about their purpose in life as well as how […]
  • Events that took place in Hampstead Town Hall

    By Wac Arts on 09/07/2019
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    A selection of posters and leaflets from events that took place in Hampstead Town Hall.               With thanks to Janet Potter and U3A London for writing this article.
  • The King’s dinner to the poor in celebration of Their Majesties’ coronation, A.D.1902

    By Wac Arts on 09/07/2019
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    Notwithstanding the postponement of the Coronation, the King’s dinner to half a million of the poor of London will take place as arranged. The dinner will cost £30,000, and each diner will be presented with a memento of the occasion. The announcement of this splendid act of royal benevolence was made in April by the Lord Mayor of London, Sir […]
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