Category Archives: Education

Child performers join Mystery Plays cast

More than 80 young performers joined rehearsals of the Chester Mystery Plays on Saturday as they prepare to play their part in the historical production at Chester Cathedral this summer. The youngsters, from schools and drama groups across the county, met director Peter Leslie Wild, musical director Matt Baker and movement director Cariad Morgan at…
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Boughton pupils share Mystery stories

Students from Bishops Bluecoat CE High School in Great Boughton have discovered the magic and drama of the Chester Mystery Plays in a unique project supported by the National Lottery. The Year 7 and 8 pupils, part of the school’s Assemble drama group, presented a potted version of the medieval plays at Storyhouse’s Garret Theatre on…
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Showcase of Macclesfield people and ideas at TEDx event

The inaugural TEDxMacclesfield will showcase speakers tackling some of humanity’s biggest questions with humour, optimism and insight. The event takes place on Saturday 28th April at Townley Street Chapel, Macclesfield and will include up to eight short talks in the spirit of TED, the international non-profit organisation devoted to 'Ideas Worth Spreading'. Speakers will be…
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