Theatre-maker and activist hopes scholarship will help bring communities together

Drama student and self-proclaimed activist and feminist, Georgie Cunningham, has received a scholarship from Edge Hill University, which she will use to bring communities together through the power of performance.

Feminist theatre collective ‘The Panks’ to perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

A scene from Shrew

 Edge Hill University’s feminist theatre collective The Pankhurst Players, affectionately known as ‘The Panks’, are set to perform at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After only forming a year ago, the collective of 13 students and three alumni will perform Shrew, their modern take on the classic Shakespearean play. Student Rebecca Cummings, said: “Edinburgh Fringe was the […]

What’s On At The Arts Centre?

Nina Simone; Stealing Sheep; Bob Dylan; the Irish Troubles; comedian Ellie Taylor; a reflection on gender and transitioning…in music and dance; a suffragette-themed punk musical. All these, and more, feature this autumn at The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University. We preview some of this season’s shows.