Hearth Centre Publications 2020

Have a look at some of Polly Wright, Artistic Director of the Hearth Centre 2020 publications on our publications page: These includeThe Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on the Stage (Polly wrote a chapter on the early years of Women and Theatre)Sue Beavan. Nurse, Partner, Dog lover. A monologue about NHS – (which you…

Hearth receives Arts Council England emergency funds for Coronavirus project

The Arts Council England has awarded the Hearth Centre an award of Emergency funds to support the continuation of the organisation and to develop a six month project called Hidden Histories:  Living in Times of National Emergency. For this Creative Writing project we’re looking for stories about Lockdown and Covid 19, but also stories of…

Oct 3rd Unsent Letters at the Foyle Studio

On the 3rd October there will a performance of Unsent Letters at the Foyle Studio, the MAC, Birmingham from 6.30-9.00 Unsent Letters is a one woman play which tells the story of Peggy and her son Bradley. Peggy was sectioned under the Mental Health Act and detained in a forensic mental health unit in her early…