Giving Voice to Ancestors with Georgina Lock at West Bridgford Library

West Bridgford Library, Nottingham

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Venue West Bridgford Library

This two-hour workshop, led by scriptwriter Georgina Lock, explores the writing of dramatic monologues for characters from history, including local, family and personal history.The workshop features drama improvisation exercises designed to increase creativity, confidence in communicating and understanding of character and narrative. Participants will also experiment with writing exercises, facilitating their drafting of dramatic monologues for characters who intrigue them. There will be feedback on work in progress.

Dr Georgina Lock has directed and acted for theatre and made short films. She designed the first scriptwriting programmes at Nottingham Trent University and taught them for fifteen years. Georgina now focuses on writing, particularly writing and historical research about creative women.

Georgina Lock will perform Lady in the Veil, her one-woman show about the life of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Nottinghamshire's first travel writer and Europe's first champion of smallpox inoculation, on Thursday 21 march at 7.30pm at West Bridgford Library. 

The Lady in the Veil - The Nottinghamshire Connection - is a heritage talk about Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's local links, and takes place on Thursday 12 March at 2.30 pm at West Bridgford Library. 

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