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VESP#14: Georgian Bizarre
28th September 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFREE
Trail starts at Fairfax House and finishes at York Theatre Royal’s De Grey Rooms.
Wednesday 28th September 2016
A series of performances and interactive newspaper stands celebrating the weird and wonderful world of Georgian entertainment.
Tours start every 20 mins from Fairfax House. Collect your event programme and catch the introduction to the trail at the following times: 6.30pm, 6.50pm, 7.10pm, 7.30pm, 7.50pm, 8.10pm
Arrive early to get a sneak (free entry) peak into Fairfax House and visit the exhibition that inspired the event entitled: ‘In Pursuit of Pleasure: The Polite and Impolite World of Georgian Entertainment’
York Theatre Royal and Fairfax House have teamed up to create an early evening experience providing glimpses into a time when the most bizarre activities were considered mainstream. Collect your map from Fairfax house and be part of the procession visiting York Theatre Royal’s Resident Choir en route. Also partake in some Georgian style dancing at De Grey Rooms.
Attendees with smart phones can get the Georgian gossip from Mary Tempest via interactive newspaper stands using a free downloadable called Zappar. Click the following link to download the app! Each film has sound so please bring earphones for your device if you have them. (There will be some at Farifax House available to loan if you don’t have any.)
Ticket Holders get 20% off at ASK Italian for Wednesday 28th Sept and a free wine truffle from York Cocoa House.
VESP#14: Georgian Bizarre Programme
Image courtesy of choreographer and dance tutor Hayley Del Sanderson, photo taken by John Saunders
Partners: Fairfax House and York Theatre Royal