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October 2014
6/8

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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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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£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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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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An Arcade of Fools

October 22, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Hamilton House,
Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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An immersion into the world of The Fool! Improvisationary theatre from the Heart!   Think you know what fooling is? Think again! Come along to any or all of the 5 days of foolish workshops and performances we are offering during The Arcade of Fools! All these Fools have been coaxed out and cracked open during their time working with Master Fool, Jonathan Kay – who will also be offering a taster workshop and evening performance. Please click on the…

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£6

Meet The Storyteller – Jonathan Kay

October 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House,
BD24 9DX United Kingdom
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Jonathan is very excited to be a part of this years wonderful Settle Storytelling Festival! This is a very special event, where Jonathan will be interviewed in front of an audience by the organiser of the festival, Sita Brand.  There will also be the chance for members of the audience to ask Jonathan questions. Settle Storytelling Festival – A magical weekend… We love stories. For five years we’ve brought the miracle of ‘once upon a time’ to Settle. We find…

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£10

Jonathan Kay – Performance at ‘Settle Storytelling Festival’

October 11, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Royal Oak,
BD24 9ED United Kingdom
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Jonathan is very excited to be a part of this years wonderful Settle Storytelling Festival, and will be performing one of his unique and one off Foolish ‘performances’ as part of the event! Settle Storytelling Festival – A magical weekend… We love stories. For five years we’ve brought the miracle of ‘once upon a time’ to Settle. We find top storytellers from around the globe and bring them here to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. You can download the brochure here. Or…

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