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Arcola Energy to host ‘Hydrogen Hack’
06
Jun 2017

Arcola Energy to host ‘Hydrogen Hack’

Our sister company, Arcola Energy, is inviting 100 young programmers and engineers aged 8 to 18 to take part in a week-long ‘Hydrogen Hack‘. Using fuel cells..

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Darren Clark on These Trees Are Made of Blood
25
May 2017

Darren Clark on These Trees Are Made of Blood

Five years ago I was a wandering itinerant folk singer/songwriter/performer/theatrical nut, living on a dime and sleeping on the floor of my best friend’s house...

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25
May 2017

Arcola MARVELS at diversity

As the global Marvel brand sparks controversy online, Martin Thomas reflects on Arcola’s plans for more diverse and representative art. Like hundreds of other arts organisations across England,..

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Our future in Dalston
25
Apr 2017

Our future in Dalston

Hackney Council has announced that it intends to develop several publicly-owned sites around Arcola, creating a new ‘Dalston Quarter’. They are running a public consultation,..

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Beautiful: Not The Carole King Musical
21
Apr 2017

Beautiful: Not The Carole King Musical

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” So, apparently, said George Bernard Shaw, the playwright and critic..

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10
Apr 2017

Writer Naylah Ahmed on her new play Ready Or Not

Naylah Ahmed, writer of Kali Theatre’s upcoming production Ready Or Not, talks about the themes of loss, guilt and fear. Playing at Arcola from 11..

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31
Jan 2017

WORDS, WORDS, WORDS: Kitty Hunter Blair on translating The Lower Depths

Kitty Hunter Blair and Jeremy Brooks’ translation of The Lower Depths was first performed  by the Royal Shakespeare Company on 29 June 1972. 100 years after..

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09
Nov 2016

MISPLACED CHILD: A new photography exhibition at the cafe of Arcola

New exhibition at the Arcola cafe that aims to raise awareness of children affected by Syrian war ‘MISPLACED CHILD‘: AN ARTIST’S CAMPAIGN TO RAISE AWARENESS..

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27
Oct 2016

Angel has been postponed

We regret to inform you that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the advertised production of Angel (21 November – 17 December) has been postponed. The producers,..

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En Route: Callisto: A Queer Epic
26
Sep 2016

En Route: Callisto: A Queer Epic

3 fantastic new plays are transferring from the Edinburgh Fringe to Arcola Theatre next month, as part of our EH to E8 season. Artistic director..

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