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October 2014
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Stand Up Reality – Beyond The Living Room

October 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools’ – An Arcade of Fools presents Stand Up Reality in Beyond the Living Room Stand Up Reality present ‘Beyond The Living Room’   “Let your heart be drawn by the strange pull of what you really love.” Rumi In ‘Beyond The Living Room’, three women hold a tender space for stories that need to be told. We seek to wait with patience, courage and faith for the story to emerge. It comes from the deep…

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£20

Stand Up Reality – W’shop

October 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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Stand Up Reality Workshop ‘Stand Up Reality’ are a group of three women who met during Jonathan Kay’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ project. Besides this background in ‘Fooling’ we also have experience between us of ‘Process Work,’ Butoh dance, Noh, and Physical Theatre. In performance we create play that comes from the stories we receive in the moment. We trust that these will evolve because of a need to be told whether they come from an archetypal space, our own lives,…

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8/10

The Penis Monologues

October 25, 2014 @ 9:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools’ – An Arcade of Fools presents The Penis Monologues These Fools delve into the contemporary world of man’s hidden unmanly revelations where we all meet in our vulnerability as only Fools do. “It breaks the bounds of decency to reveal the universal hidden heart.” Exploring male attitudes towards sex, women, violence, emotional insecurities and what it’s like to have a penis. Four blokes bring to life their personally true stories with vulnerability and a foolish edge. Laugh,…

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8/10

Women Who Wank

October 25, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools’- ‘ An Arcade of Fools’ presents Women Who Wank   Women Who Wank Women Who Wank: A fool’s attempt to untwist herstory. Joanne Tremarco plays the fool in Women Who Wank. A solo improvised show, untwisting the herstory of women. Expect bald truths and hairy moments in this bidden for comic and tragic dis-covery play. Joanne is part of The Nomadic Academy for Fools, directed by Jonathan Kay. ‘Highly Recommended. Her improvisational skills are captivating.’…

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£20

Fool in Camera- You To Be – A Foolish Filmaking W’shop with Simon Blakeman

October 25, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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You To Be Foolish film making 12.30 to 4.30pm 25th October Hamilton House £20 fee An experimental ‘Fool in Camera’ workshop led by Simon Blakeman (TheatreSpace). This workshop will play with how cameras can be creatively included in a fool’s performance – group and solo – with a view to making an edited short film. We will look at: The ensemble’s eye view – sharing the perspective The value of the out take Being present in the future The power…

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£4

Punch & Judy

October 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools present as part of ‘An Arcade of Fools’ Festival Punch & Judy That loveable monster Mr. Punch  and Judy (who is more than just his wife thank you very much) have outgrown their booth to bring the seaside to Hamilton House. See this traditional  show opened up in a Foolish Way. Come with your family, your pals, your work colleagues, bring your local police officer or come alone. Suitable for children!

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8/10

Jonathan Kay – FOOL!

October 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools present Jonathan Kay – FOOL! A show absolutely like no other you will ever see. Only a Fool could conjure up so rich and absurd a world from thin air. Or is it? From the sacred to the profane and back again..a journey into the heart of all it means to be human.. from the mundane minutiae of life to the archaic archetypal forces that hold us all in connection. Expect to laugh like you’ve…

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£20.00

Jonathan Kay – Taster Workshop

October 24, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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Jonathan Kay, mercurial and maverick, Master Fool, will take you on an inner/outer journey to the heart of your Fool. With a gentle heart, guiding wise spirit and side splitting humour you’ll enjoy a day of spontaneity and improvisation. Expect much laughter, a few tears and a day you will never forget!! No previous experience necessary!

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8/10

Wyrd-O! Tales from The Absurdicon

October 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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The Nomadic Academy for Fools presents Simon Blakeman’s Wyrd-O!- Tales from The Absurdicon Wyrd-O! Tales from the Absurdicon   “They’re calling it ’a return trip to madness that finally makes sense’, but makes sense do what? Where is the Guide? I’m sure that everything is connected and then this… thing… at the centre of it all, the Absurdicon, but What, or Who or When is It? I sometimes feel i am about to grasp It and then It slips away.…

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5/8

Imaginary Girlfriend – Danny Mullins

October 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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As part of The Nomadic Academy for Fools – An Arcade of Fools! – Imaginary Girlfriend Fresh from The Edinburgh Fringe… Just fantasy? Or will we…? Get involved! Interactive comic-tragic musical magic. Eclectic. Improvised. Alive. Weird and wonderful characters light up dark places. Open up the cabaretness! ‘Edinburgh’s troubadour’ (Forest Cafe). ‘Local hero’ (Jazz Bar). ‘A consumate musician who can slip easily across genres’ Broadway Baby Tickets are £5 in advance or £8 on the door.

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