Be part of the drama this half term!

grow picBe part of a spectacular project this half term led by Growtheatre – if designing, making or performing are your thing then get in touch now!  You will be creating weird and wonderful street performances to appear at the Light Up The Hill event, 10 November 2015. The performances will take place outdoors in the dark on Wincobank Hill.  During the half term project you will:

 – Explore how to use Wincobank Hill as a performance space
 – Devise street performances for different locations on the hill
 – Learn how to create dramatic lighting effects
 – Design and make costumes and props

Dates and Times:

Wednesday 28th to Thursday 29th October 2pm to 7pm.

Monday 09 November 4pm – 7pm

for an evening rehearsal on the hill

Tuesday 10th November 4pm – 7pm

for the performance at Light Up The Hill Event

Meet at Wincobank Chapel, Wincobank Avenue, Sheffield S5 6BB


Click here to fill in a booking form, or ring Catherine Nuttgens on 0114 2736199 (email if you would like the form in another format, or have any other questions.


Rekindling ancient footsteps – help us Light up the Hill!

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It’s getting to that time of year again when the people of Wincobank don sturdy shoes and grab a lantern to celebrate one of Sheffield’s great ancient monuments – Wincobank Iron Age Hillfort.

To be part of the fun, Roots of Iron will be running the following activities for young people:

  • Theatre Workshops. Work with light and sound and be part of making make the procession magical!

  • Blacksmithing WorkshopsTry your hand at smithing and make Wincobank ring with the sound of the anvil again! Make something to take home and be proud of.

  • Lantern workshops. Make your own lantern for the procession. it could be a lantern for someone little to carry or a huge sculpture: the choice is yours!

Most activities will happen at Half term and be based at Wincobank Chapel.

Details to follow in the next day or two – if you have any questions email, or ring 0114 2736199