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Introduction to Directing – Taster Sessions for 18-25 year olds

Are you aged 18 -25 and living in Bradford? Are you creatively curious and have something to say to the world? Ever thought about directing for theatre?

Sign up for a taster session to our second Introduction to Directing Course!

This November, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Common Wealth will lead a course exploring what directing is and can be. Sessions will be led by West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Associate Artist, Mark Rosenblatt, and Common Wealth’s Co-Artistic Director, Evie Manning. Over five days, we want you to come and be curious with us; 11,12, 23, 25 & 26 Nov. The course is free and there will be some small stipends to cover travel expenses.

There will be a FREE taster session on Tue 17 Oct from 6pm – 8pm at Speakers Corner, Ivegate, Bradford BD1 1SA.

Email jenny.sullivan@wyp.org.uk for more information or to book for the taster session.

If you can’t make the taster, don’t worry – you can introduce yourself however you’d like. Send us a blog, a video or an email to jenny.sullivan@wyp.org.uk by Wed, 25 Oct.



City Cycle Event to be held in Bradford City Centre

A fun filled cycling day to continue the cycling theme in the wake of the Tour de Yorkshire is taking place in Bradford and you don’t even need a bike to take part.

Bradford City Cycle is an event for all ages and abilities to cycle on traffic-free streets in the city centre.

The route takes in large parts of the centre including around Broadway, City Park and Darley Street.

The action takes place on Sunday, May 14, between 11am and 3pm.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, how old your bike is, or how fast you can ride – Bradford City Cycle is a fun filled day for all.

You can join the ride anywhere along the route which is 2.5 miles long, and there will be lots of family activities in City Park with entertainment for everyone to enjoy including; a climbing tower, bungee trampolines and music in the mirror pool area.

Watch displays by professional trial biker, Jack Carthy who is the reigning UCI Elite World Champion and UCI World Cup Champion and will be demonstrating his amazing skills throughout the day.

Don’t worry if you haven’t got a bike, Bradford Council’s Youth Service are kindly bringing some that will be available to use for free on the day, including some adapted bikes for people with disabilities. Please note: these will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Link to event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/613652968831001/