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Event Date and Time
Thu 20 March
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Brewhouse Arts Centre



Goodnight George

Thursday 20th March at 5.30pm
at The Brewhouse Arts Centre

A First World War Centenary Arts & Heritage Project funded by Heritage Lottery Fund in  partnership with the Burton Co-operative Learning Trust, ESBC, National Theatre & Staffordshire Great War Trail.

A perfect seaside excursion; Punch and Judy and ice creams in Scarborough for the bank holiday 1914. But, the threat of war is looming – Burton is then plunged into the centre of the First World War. The boys of Burton are sent away, along with shire horses from the Bass Breweries. People of Burton are cheering on the streets as our boys and horses are dressed with flowers and ribbons and sent to faraway lands, leaving home; uncertain of their return.

Step back in time to Burton in the First World War and discover the incredible story of George Fearn from Tutbury. Inspired through the astonishing letters he wrote back to his family and the themes from the National Theatre’s War Horse. Join pupils from Richard Wakefield and Horninglow Primary, as they take you on a journey through the sights, sounds and impact of the Great War as they see it. Alongside this performance there will be a chance to explore the pupil’s work and community collections in the Gallery Space at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, throughout the whole of March.

Admission Free

Event Tags: Brewhouse Arts Centre, History