Whether you are a Nana, Grandpa, Granny, Pops, Nanny, Mama or Gran, that grandparent grandchild relationship is special, we invite you to come and share your memorable moments together in an interactive workshop with Participation Director Jayne Williams on tour.
Join us on the afternoon of Finding Nana, to create and shape some of your own stories to share with the audience on the night. All you have to do is buy a ticket for the play and email Jayne to book your place on the workshop with your grandparent or grandchild aged 14+, or you are welcome to book a place just for you.
Workshop times: 3-5pm with a sharing after the evening performance of Finding Nana for performances in
Lincolnshire: Boston, Louth, Grantham, Spalding, Stamford, Lincoln, Muskham
Leicestershire (Coalville) and Rutland (Manton)
Worcestershire (Tenbury Wells)
Yorkshire (Skipton, Thirsk)
Cost: Just your ticket for the play and a pound in the donation box will be welcomed on the day
Content: Creative writing and storytelling accessible to all
Invitations to bring an object or piece of music will be shared in the email when you book a place.
Finding Nana has grown from an East Midlands Theatre Writing Partnership project in 2012 where Jane Upton went back to the Isle of Wight, stayed in the same hotel as she did with Nana, revisited places of interest, trying to see the island through her eyes.
Every summer, Jane and her Nana shared the same room in the same hotel in the same seaside resort for the same two weeks. That was until Nana started to lose her memory. Flitting between the past and present, Nottingham and the Isle of Wight, and childhood and old age, Finding Nana
is a play about love and loss, memory, disconnection and finding your way home.
At the time writer Jane Upton published three blogs at the very start of her Finding Nana journey: