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
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.
Here, featured in Left Lion, Jane Upton describes the journey behind the play - to read click here
At the very start of her journey Jane published three blogs which you can read here:
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