warnmcr: calm after the storm...

After yesterday's deluge, on this unusually clement winter's morning, in these parts there's a feeling of calm after the storm: Word of Warning's season has come to a close, the fireworks have silenced and hopefully the floodwaters are starting to recede. The calm is inevitably fleeting, though, given the tempestuous month ahead - let's just hope it brings a fresh wind of change...

This weekend, The Lowry is full of dance with Kalakuta Republik on Fri 8 + Sat 9 Nov and Emmanuel Gat's Works, also on Sat 9 Nov. At the New Adelphi, Salford, Watch Us Dance is also tonight Fri 8 Nov. Quarantine invite you to Meet The Neighbours on Sat 9 + Sun 10 Nov; plus Neil Bartlett's 24 Hours of Peace is at The Royal Exchange (10-11 Nov).
In Liverpool, Homotopia, at the Unity Theatre, has Oozing Gloop (Fri 8 Nov), Split Britches and Joan (both Sat 9 Nov); while, in Blackpool Gary Clarke's Wasteland is at The Grand on Fri 8 Nov. Over in Sheffield, the Enable Us programme has also kicked off at the University of Sheffield (til 23 November).

Next week (w/c 11 Nov) is quieter, though Mark Thomas 50 Things About Us is at Waterside, Sale on Tue 12 Nov; and Forced Entertainment's Out of Order is at HOME (13-15 Nov).  Further afield Truth to Power Cafe is at the Arts Centre at Edgehill University on Fri 15 Nov and at the Unity Theatre, Liverpool on Sat 16 Nov; while Sheila Ghelani + Sue Palmer's Common Salt is at the Maritime Museum, Lancaster, also on Sat 16 Nov.

The following week (w/c 18 Nov) Mark Croasdale is in Sale; Tribe at The Lowry; and Company Chameleon at HOME. Further afield, Mark Edward + Co are in Ormskirk; Spill Yer Teais in Liverpool; Motherland and Levantes are in Sheffield; and SH!T Theatre and Uninvited Guests are in Leeds.



PS. Gillian Jane Lees & Adam York Gregory are asking 1,440 people with a connection to Lancaster & Morecambe, 'what time of day (or night) is important to you and why?'. Contribute your moments to Taking The Time from now til 11 Dec, for a 24 hr performance on 18 Dec.

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