The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400
In The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400, 3 eccentric tour guides will lead you on a danced history tour, using movement, text and music to explore what it was really like for many of the passengers who undertook a historic journey from England to America aboard the Mayflower in 1620.
Playful, imaginative and moving, The Imagination Museum is a performance about determination and the extraordinary things that it makes ordinary people do. It is a development of Made By Katie Green's original Imagination Museum project.
"Awesome, grinned from ear to ear all the way through" (Audience member)
For full performance listings, please visit https://imaginationmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/
The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 project brings to life museum collections, heritage sites, historical stories and themes through fun and engaging dance performances and workshops. It draws on the historic story of the Mayflower’s voyage from England to America, and will begin in Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire, travel via Hampshire and culminate in Plymouth. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth in September 1620, and the 400th anniversary will be commemorated nationwide in 2020.
The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 project is produced by Made By Katie Green , supported financially using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England as part of the Strategic Touring programme, Hampshire Cultural Trust, The Box, West Lindsey, Plymouth, Nottinghamshire and Bassetlaw District Councils (including a contribution of Divisional Funding from Cllr Mike Quigley MBE and Cllr Susan Shaw) and the Surf the Wave programme, and also delivered in partnership with the Pilgrim Roots Regional Partnership, Transported, The Point, Plymouth Dance and Plymouth Culture.
For more information about the national Mayflower 400 commemoration, please visit: http://www.mayflower400uk.org/about/
Directed by Katie Green
Choreographed and performed by: Sarah Blanc, Megan Griffiths and Lucy Starkey
Local dance artists: Emma Bouch, Amy O'Sullivan, Alice Shepperson (Pilgrim Roots), Sophie Douglas, Natalie Watson (Hampshire), Kaitlyn Howlett, Kane John Mills (Plymouth)
Writing: Anna Selby
Composition: Max Perryment
Costume design: Anna Crilly and Berit Laageide
Workshop designed and facilitated by Ruth Pigott
Dramaturg: Tom Cornford
Local Producers: Maggy Watkins (Pilgrim Roots), Plymouth Dance
Company Producer: Claire Morton