Mothers Who Make

Mothers Who Make

July 2018
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Become a Member

Mothers Who Make is a growing national initiative aimed at supporting mothers who are artists & makers, in any discipline and at any stage of their personal or professional making. It was started by Matilda Leyser (Improbable Theatre) in London in 2014 and has rapidly spread across the country.

Every kind of maker is welcome- professional and/or passionate – writers, painters, performers, musicians, bakers, crafters, architects, historians ….

Every kind of mother is welcome- biological, adoptive, step, surrogate, foster, grand, great grand, to be ….

The monthly sessions aim to give creative mothers the chance to explore their practice with their children present, valuing equally their dual roles of mother and artist.  We want as many people as possible to be part of the unfolding MWM conversations. Our reach is across generations and art forms - we are thrilled by the plurality of voices that are part of this discussion.  In other groups professional connections have been formed and led to the beginning of joint projects between participants – so it’s a great way to meet and collaborate with other mothers from different creative backgrounds.

You are invited to join this inspiring and growing initiative. Please feel free to bring along your children, of any age, whether they are inside you, beside you or running around the room. But equally just bring yourself.

MWM is facilitated by a collective of local mother – makers including Jackie Singer.

Click here to find out more about Mothers Who Make.

Book Tickets

Location: Top Room, Oxford Playhouse

Cost: £5

Dates:

12.30pm to 2.30pm Tuesday 16th October

12.30pm to 2.30pm Tuesday 13th November

Email learning@oxfordplayhouse.com to find out more or book your place.

Please note the Top Room is not accessible in a wheelchair.

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    Mon 12 Aug

    During this fun-filled week, where mistakes are an absolute must, Mark Curtis will guide you through exploring improvisation, game play and slap-stick skills, to discover your silly self. Be prepared to work hard, play hard and laugh hard, discover new things about yourself and make new friends. There will be an informal sharing at the end of the week, for family and friends.

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