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BLACKHEATH HALLS ONLINE SEASON

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During August & September we brought you a variety of fun events and projects for you to enjoy from home supported by City Bridge Trust

CITY BRIDGE TRUST EVALUATION

Full details of the work we delivered to the community and new audiences during Lockdown 1.0 and participants feedback available from our City Bridge Trust Evaluation Report

A JOURNEY THROUGH THE RAKE’S PROGRESS

Working online through August and September with Christopher Stark and James Hurley our community participants, instrumentalists, and professional singers created an original 40 minute film telling the story of Stravinsky’s opera The Rake’s Progress.

BEYOND THESE WALLS

A group of intergenerational composers worked with Lucy Drever and Colm O’Braoin online to create HOPE IS STRONG, a piece inspired by Covid-19 and how it has impacted the lives of us all.

THURSDAY NIGHTS IN WITH NICKY SPENCE

Blackheath Halls Opera Patron, Nicky Spence presented a series of Thursday night events to keep you entertained throughout the summer.

13 AUG VERDI’S MACBETH IN ALL IT’S GLORY with David Nice

20 AUG OPERA THEMED COOK-A-LONG from Diva Kitchen

27 AUG DRAWING IN THE CROWDS with Sarah McIntyre & Grumpycorn 

3 SEP DAME FELICITY PALMER ‘On Record’

 

ROYAL GREENWICH AND BLACKHEATH HALLS YOUTH CHOIR

We have tried very hard to offer our community their usual participatory activities during this difficult time and are very proud our youth choir managed to come together online and record this very special performance of Bill Withers’ ‘Lean on Me’ during June 2020

COFFEE CORNERS & SINGALONGS

Throughout July & August we presented a series of sociable, inspiring and creative hour long workshops with freelance artists.

FESTIVE ACTIVITIES 2020

Full details of the work we delivered to the community and new audiences over the festive season available from our Festive Online Evaluation Report

CULTURE CATCH UPS 2021

During January and February we have been running a weekly series of discussion groups about ‘all-things culture’ over Zoom on Wednesdays at 11am https://www.blackheathhalls.com/whats-on/culture-catch-ups-4/

‘It was really lovely to see your smiling face today and I found the conversations so inspiring, a lovely light in a monotonous world. It seems so long ago that we were able to go into an art gallery and get inspiration and have our visual senses awoken.Thanks for running this program.’ (Participant)