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What’s on | Editor’s pick – August 2019

↑ Beastly Boring Tours, throughout school summer holidays, Burghley House

Monster fun
Build up ideas and play games with mythical and monstrous themes, culminating in a performance at the end in this week-long theatre workshop for kids.
Explore! Create! Perform… Mythical Creatures and Monsters
Monday 5 – Friday 9 August, 10am – 4pm
Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford
www.stamfordartscentre.com

Terrible Tudors
If the new Horrible Histories movie isn’t enough for you, come along to Burghley House this summer for some similarly themed tours that uncover the beastly (but not boring) side to the great country house’s past.
Beastly Boring Tours
Throughout school summer holidays, check venue for details, 10am
Burghley House, Stamford
www.burghley.co.uk

Lights, camera, action
Something different for creative teens interested in pursuing a filmmaking career. Head on over to Cambridge for this useful four-day taster course.
Teens four day filmmaking course
Monday 12 – Thursday 16 August, 9am – 5pm
Cambridge TV Training, 15 Signet Court, Swanns Road, Cambridge
www.cambridgetvschool.co.uk

Gorgeous Georgians
Ahead of Stamford’s famous Georgian Festival in September, come along to this exciting, hands-on workshop to handle and try on some gorgeous Georgian outfits.
Exploring Georgian Costume – Georgian Workshop
Monday 12 August, 10am
Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford
www.stamfordartscentre.com

Open air theat-arrgh
Summer wouldn’t be summer without an open-air live performance, and this year Flag Fen presents Treasure Island. Expect plenty of ‘argh!’, ‘Jim lad!’ and a parrot or two.
Treasure Island open-air theatre
Saturday 17 August, 6.30pm
Flag Fen, The Droveway, Northey Road, Peterborough
vivacity.org

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