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Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow

Adam Milford

Shakespeare is here! In fact, he’s been here for a couple of weeks… The exhibition looks brilliant in the gallery. We’ve welcomed our first primary school to the exhibition, who were very excited to meet our actor portraying¬†Will. Now we’re … Continue reading 

Kiki Blues

Anita Hamlin

Kiki Blues I couldn’t resist adding this song. The Creative and Media group from City School in Sheffield wrote the lyrics based on a piece of work in Graves Gallery. The quirky lyrics were inspired by the lyrics of the … Continue reading 

and now for our feature presentation…

Adam Milford

Today is the University of Plymouth’s Fresher’s Fayre, and we’re busy promoting everything we do here at the Museum and Art Gallery¬†to the fresh young faces on campus. One of the things we’re keen to promote is our ‘Gig in … Continue reading 

Fix Up Look Sharp

Adam Milford

I’ve been trying to look for Dizzee Rascal lyrics today, but for some reason our council computers are blocking me – I wonder why that could be?! After having a nice holiday I’m back to find the website has been … Continue reading 

Pilgrim’s Progress

Adam Milford

A progress report from Plymouth – Schools are very nearly all booked up for the workshop sessions – one or two days available at the moment, but we’re really pleased with the uptake Our young people’s events are coming along … Continue reading 

It’s so sad!

Anita Hamlin

I’ve not blogged for a while because I’ve been grief-stricken. Shakespeare has gone! I think we all had a little tantrum as he left the building. It’s great for Southampton because they get to have such a fantastic exhibition. Anyway, … Continue reading 

Computer wizardry?

Adam Milford

Forgive me blogfather for I have sinned, it has been 56 days since my last blog. I’ve been busy though – our first draft layout of Writers of Influence: Shakespeare to J.K Rowling is now ready for our exhibition officer … Continue reading 

website editing taking place!

Lisa Beauchamp

Its getting quite exciting now as editing for the website is underway and the website is really taking shape! Its been great seeing all the filmed content that the partner galleries have collected and fascinating to see all the work … Continue reading 

Dizzee v Shakespeare

Anita Hamlin

The sessions with students from The City School are going well. Initial ideas for their written interpretation have been really funny. One idea is William Shakespeare and Dizzee Rascal in discussion about who has the best chat up lines for … Continue reading 

Seeing the Writers again & join our Facebook page!

Lisa Beauchamp

Yes I agree with Adam – travelling up and down the country isn’t quite as glamorous as it sounds! It was great to see the exhibition again in Sheffield. I love the red colours of the walls as it makes … Continue reading