Venue: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Braintree, Cressing, Essex, CM77 8PD
Date: Saturday 25th June
Tickets: Free, booking recommended for the read-through of the play The Time of the Rumour
Box Office: Via Eventbrite – eventbrite.co.uk
A read through of the ‘The Time of the Rumour’, a play about the peasants revolt, by Poppy Corbett.
The play was developed alongside The People of 1381 – an AHRC funded project set to produce the most comprehensive interpretation of the Peasants’ Revolt to date. The revolt was one of the largest popular uprisings in medieval Europe and rocked the country in the summer of 1381.
The reading will be performed by members of the research team and members of the Film, Theatre and Television department from the University of Reading.
This event is suitable for ages 13+
A collection of events including readings of creative work from our writing workshop, reading of original ballads commissioned by the Poetry Society and present a film by the artist Lora Aziz from our work at the Estuary Festival.
All events are free
Part of our Midsummer Madness day of events at Cressing Temple Barns.
The People of 1381 is an innovative research project producing the most comprehensive interpretation of the Peasants’ Revolt to date. The revolt was one of the largest popular uprisings in medieval Europe and rocked the country in the summer of 1381.
Led by Professor Adrian Bell from Henley Business School at the University of Reading, ‘The People of 1381’ will shed new light on the complex economic, social and political dynamics of the rebellion, to enhance our understanding of its cultural impact.
Find out more at https://www.1381.online