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Off the Page Summer 2024 - Online

Sociable online weekly play-reading workshops aimed at older adults

24 Apr – 12 Jun 2024

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Fancy reading a great play in the company of others from the comfort of your own home?

If so, grab a coffee and join us on Wednesday mornings, 11am-12.30pm on Zoom.

No advance reading is required – enjoy finding out what happens each week!

 

Interested in meeting up with the group in person? Join our afternoon in-person sessions instead!

 

We are not taking online bookings this term. Please call our Box Office on 0141 429 0022 to book. The telephone line is open 10am – 2pm, Wednesday – Friday.

£2 transaction fee applies to all telephone bookings.

Online

24 Apr – 12 Jun 2024

90 mins

£40 for 8 sessions

What you will need

To access the sessions, you need a smartphone, tablet or laptop and Zoom, which you can download for free. Don’t worry if you’ve not used Zoom before, we have a step-by-step guide.

 

What we will be reading

We’ll be reading and discussing the characters and themes of Pulitzer prize winning play, Fences by American playwright August Wilson. It is an utterly compelling story of a working class African American family in 1957, at a time of the ongoing struggle of the Civil Rights Movement .

You will need a copy in advance of the first session. It can be bought from a range of online stores including BlackwellsHive and Waterstones.

 

How to book

We are not taking online bookings this term. Please call our Box Office on 0141 429 0022 to book. The telephone line is open 10am – 2pm, Wednesday – Friday.

£2 transaction fee applies to all telephone bookings.

Your booking will require an email address. We will use that email address to get in touch before the start date with more information and instructions on how to access the weekly sessions.

If you have any questions, please email Neil Packham, Community Drama Director at neil@citz.co.ukfor more information.

What participants say

It has been great fun, challenging and an unmissable part of the week.

 

I

t has been a major highlight of my week during lockdown, getting a social boost and some very stimulating and intellectual chat, as well as a lot of laughs…such a tonic!

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