Sea Echoes: a one-day symposium

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The Chapel, King Alfred Quarter, Sparkford Road, SO22 4NR
11am - 4pm

A one-day symposium to explore issues arising from Reimagining the voyage of St Brendan in today's world of homelessness and refugees, a series of four events resulting from a collaboration between international award-winning practitioners, Maz Jackson and dramatist and Peter Billingham, Professor of Modern Drama and Performance at the University of Winchester.

Symposium programme

11am Welcome and Introduction

11.05am Peter Billingham, Professor of Modern Drama and Performance: The Drowned and the Saved

11.25am Maz Jackson, artist: Beyond Boundaries

11.45am Dragan Todorovic, Centre for Creative Writing, University of Kent, Canterbury

12.05pm Friends from Trinity Winchester: the reality of homelessness today

12.30pm Informal networking and refreshments (free tea/coffee, bring your own sandwiches or purchase on campus)

2pm Performance of The Drowned and the Saved

To book a place for the symposium contact conferences@winchester.ac.uk. The symposium is free of charge except for attendance at the play which can be paid for on the door.

Other events in the series include The Drowned and the Saved, a play by Peter Billingham, directed by Martin Jakeman, with original music written and performed by Alexis Bennett, Beyond Boundaries, an exhibition of paintings by Maz Jackson to complement performances of the play and St Brendan's Voyage, an exhibition of woodcut prints, also by Maz Jackson, in The Link Gallery, West Downs Quarter.

More information and booking details here.

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