Corn Exchange

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The Corn Exchange, Newbury has joined forces with Newbury Library, West Berkshire Museum and Shaw House, to develop the Arts & Culture Passport, a new free activity for the residents of Newbury and West Berkshire. On Friday 25 August, the four Newbury based venues will be launching their new activity booklet, the Arts & Culture
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Corssing Lines Performers

On Saturday 12 August, the Corn Exchange and 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space, Newbury will present the latest in its exciting free outdoor arts programme, Crossing Lines. The performance will take place in Goldwell Park, Newbury at 9.30pm. Crossing Lines Presented by one of Europe’s most spectacular outdoor performance companies, Actiontheater PAN.OPTIKUM, Crossing Lines will
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Giant of Light

Last Friday was a magical evening in Newbury as the Gentle Giant of Light awoke and enjoyed a stroll through the town centre. The magic began to happen outside the Methodist Church as the renowned percussion ensemble, Worldbeaters, illuminated by light, performed high-energy beats on their drums. Dressed in wonderful outfits they reminded me of
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Giant Light Man

On Friday 30 June, specialist, German, outdoor puppeteers, Dundu will bring their gentle giants of light to life in Newbury’s town centre, accompanied by high-octane live music from renowned percussion ensemble, Worldbeaters in a premiere performance, Sense of Unity. Presented as part of the Corn Exchange, Newbury’s expanding free outdoor arts programme, Sense of Unity
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Ring Out Poster

On Monday 29 May, the Corn Exchange, Newbury will present the next event in its exciting outdoor arts programme, Ring Out. Working with multi-award winning composer and artist Ray Lee, the Corn Exchange will transform the Market Place with a mesmerising, large-scale sound art installation, using giant industrial tower structures and huge bell like speaker
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Group of people in the Corn Exchnage

From 11.30am to 4pm on Wednesday 17 May, the Corn Exchange, Newbury, in collaboration with West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance, will be hosting a special dementia awareness event in Newbury’s Market Place. Scheduled to take place during Dementia Awareness Week, the Corn Exchange will be celebrating the creative work of older people, including those living
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Volunteer Performers Required

The Corn Exchange, Newbury are seeking volunteer participants for two of their upcoming outdoor events, Ring Out and BELONGING(s). Ring Out On Monday 29 May, the Corn Exchange and renowned sound artist Ray Lee will transform Newbury’s Market Place with a large scale sound art installation in Ring Out. Mounted on large industrial towers, giant
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People in a cafe

This month, the Corn Exchange, Newbury will launch Ageing Creatively, an artistic programme for older people with an open afternoon on Friday 28 October. Held in the Corn Exchange’s foyer spaces, the interactive afternoon of fun, family activities is open to people of all ages to help celebrate the launch of Ageing Creatively. Visitors will
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Burning Wheel

On Sunday 29 and Monday 30 August at 9pm, Newbury’s Market Place will play stage to Polish outdoor theatre company Teatr Biuro Podróży and their production Silence, as part of the latest FREE event from the Corn Exchange Newbury’s exciting outdoor arts programme. Using physical theatre, stilts, fire, puppetry and haunting music, Silence tells the
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Crowd of People

On Friday 22 July at 7pm, Newbury’s town centre will be transformed by a parade of dance-theatre and coloured powder as the Corn Exchange present The Colour of Time, the latest FREE event in their exciting outdoor arts programme.  The Colour of Time, by French outdoor theatre company, Artonik, is inspired by the traditional Indian Festival,
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