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A Flight of Fancy: Annette Kellermann Deserts the Water for the Air’ 
by Cleary’s Photo Studios, Jamaica from The Sketch Supplement, 5 April 1916. Image courtesy of The British Library Exhibition:

Corresponding with Conflict


A compelling new exhibition project commemorating WWI. The Theatre Collection are pleased to invite South West based artist Clare Thornton to return once again as their artist in residence and work alongside them.
Framed by this year’s WWI centenary commemorations, Corresponding with Conflict intends to breathe new life into past works & encourage fresh encounters with our Collection.

1st August - 22nd August, reopens
15th September - 31st October

Monday 12-4pm
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm

Venue: Theatre Collection, 21 Park Row, Bristol BS1 5LT.

A Flight of Fancy: Annette Kellermann Deserts the Water for the Air’ The Sketch, London, 5 April 1916. Corresponding with Conflict: Workshop Responding to WW1 archival prints

August 9, 2014 10-4pm

A one day workshop in partnership with the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, programmed to co-incide with Bristol 2014, citywide WWI commemorations. An Archivist will be on hand to share original wartime theatre playbills and programmes. Using these archival materials as an inspiration you will make your own 2 colour screen-print.

Booking Essential.
Workshop cost £40


Venue: Spike Print Studio,
Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road,
Bristol BS1 6UX.

Vandyck Building, 1912 Join us for Doors Open Day 2014!

There are no guided tours, but Theatre Collection staff will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions about the building and the Theatre Collection. There will be an opportunity to see our exhibition, ‘Corresponding with Conflict’, and talk to the curators. Please note that only the publicly accessible parts of the building occupied by the Theatre Collection will be open.

Saturday 13th September 2014
10am - 4pm

Theatre Collection foyer, 21 Park Row, Bristol.

More information on Bristol Doors Open Day.

Volunteer badge pic Forthcoming Volunteer Sessions

We are keen to recruit volunteers for the repackaging of the Mander & Mitchenson reference boxes!

Please contact us for more information on Volunteer sessions and Volunteering

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Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol Theatre Royal, Tobacco Factory, The Redgrave Theatre,
QEH Theatre
, Arnolfini, Theatre Royal Bath