This blistering new adaptation sees Sophocles' tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape, where fate is written in code and where drones flock across the skies. Brought to life by innovative theatre company Actors of Dionysus, this production combines bold ideas with passionate and visceral physical theatre.
"Astonishing and unforgettable... this is a highly, highly recommended production" Fringe Review
"Helen is an inspired piece of theatre meticulously presented" **** The Argus
Suitable for School Year 9+ (aged 13/14+)
Join us for our Dance Debut!
Students of The Eryn Annecy Dance Company take to the stage in their first ever showcase, come and see what we've been working on!
Profits towards Acrobatic Arts Equipment for our students to develop their skills even further!
Carmina began their career in Bristol in the 1990’s; since then they have toured all over the world and recorded 6 albums, two of which were produced by the highly-respected Irish musician Donal Lunny. Their music is an intoxicating blend of Celtic-inspired themes and jazz improvisation, woven together in powerful original songs.
Carmina have recently recorded a new album at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios; this features their own core band of world-class players, some of the best UK jazz and folk musicians, and 2 choirs. The concert will feature tracks from this album, plus new arrangements of both traditional Celtic and a contemporary material.
'Glorious... gorgeously haunting' - Time Out
'Powerful and spritually uplifting' - The Guardian
You are invited to listen and interact with Gordon Buchanan as the highly acclaimed television wildlife cameraman and presenter of the popular BBC ‘Animal Families and Me’ series shares an insight into his incredible experiences with some of the world’s most fearsome and majestic animals.
Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as Gordon Buchanan delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography. With a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments, his tales of challenging expeditions make for a thrilling evening not to be missed.
How do you tame wildness?
For hundreds of thousand of years our ancestors existed in a world where they depended on wild plants and animals. They were hunter-gatherers - consummate survival experts, but taking the world as they found it.
Then a revolution happened: we started to domesticate wild species and they became crucial to our own survival and success. Join Alice Roberts as she delves into archaeology, history and genetics to reveal the amazing stories of the species that became our allies. From dogs, cattle and horses to wheat, potatoes and apples, find out how taming all these species has left its mark on them - and us.
Thursday 15th - Midsummer Nights Dream by BGS Infants, Romeo and Juliet by BGS Juniors and The Winters Tale by BGS Seniors.
Friday 16th - All performaces from BGS plus 2 additional peices from local schools.
CSI BGS looks to offer an inspirational insight into the world of Computer Science.
CSI BGS will host a number of expert personnel from within the industry to deliver talks on the cutting-edge work they have been involved in. Speakers will vary from those involved in curriculum change and the development of computer science in the UK to those working in the games industry. From ground breaking research to the development of the idea is that students leave with a different view on what a career in computer science may be about outside of what they have experienced in the classroom.
Confirmed speakers include women in tech ambassadors, a MBE for services to computer science and the promotion of computer science education, communicative programming through live coding, exam technique and preparation with a chief examiner and more to be confirmed from research and development.
Open to schools only
Following on from the huge success of Nutcracker, BGS dance presents a magical production of Maleficent. This Christmas show will be full of fantasy and mystery with gothic sets and expressive choreography. A story and show for all ages!
A musical adventure into unpredictable fairy tales from Europe. Eight tales, all retold in Carol Ann Duffy’s pungent versions. They range from the well-known such as the Emperor’s New Clothes and Beauty and the Beast to the less familiar, balancing the dark and bizarre with the comical and light hearted. Presented by students from the Senior School of Bristol Grammar. It promises to be an evening of folk law and fantasy. Apapted by Carol Ann Duffy and Dramatised by Melly Still and Tim Supple by arranagment with Knight Hall Agency Ltd.
“Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
A rich man sits alone in his gilded tower and awaits the ghosts of his past and his future.
Award-winning Proteus bring Dickens’ best-loved story to the stage in this fast, funny, highly physical and contemporary adaptation. With puppets from acclaimed puppet maker Nick Ash of Scratch Built Productions (Polka, The Globe, Little Angel), this is A Christmas Carol for our time.
“All children and adults were kept totally engaged throughout the whole show, it was fantastic.”
Review of BRRR!, December 2016, Families North Hampshire
Review of Little Red and the Wolves, November 2015, The Stage