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Workshops: Aldeburgh Young Musicians

Last weekend we were back at Snape Maltings, but this time, not as part of our residency, but working with the incredible Aldeburgh Young Musicians.   And really, the whole experience blew my mind.   In the space of 2 days, this group of 32 exceptionally talented artists between the ages of 10 – 17, created an […]

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Nearly Human – Tickets!

Dear friends, dear listeners! Finally it’s here! Perhaps Contraption proudly present, our first theatrical experience – Nearly Human(we are, each of us, a little universe) An abstract piece of gig theatre inspired by the words of cosmologist Carl Sagan, which contemplates life’s baffling origins and the tiny stories within. The journey of an atom…through various states […]

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New Pastures For Emily

It’s with great sadness that I announce the departure of our longstanding and phenomenal French Horn player and vocalist Emily McMillan. Joining the troupe in 2011, Emily has performed with us hundreds of times since then – through the mud and the glitter, the glamour and the long tour bus rides – on mountains, trains […]

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Nearly Human

It’s nearly here. Our debut theatrical performance is coming, and it’s called Nearly Human. After a year and a half of songwriting and incubation, our production enters the final stretch… I’m delighted to announce that the show will premiere at Edinburgh Fringe 2019, and the Pleasance Queen Dome will be our theatrical home for a […]

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LET AWARD WINNERS 2019!!

It’s with great joy I announce that we have been selected for the LET Award 2019; an acclaimed award for new theatre run by the brilliant theatre company Les Enfants Terribles. We recently performed a 10 minute excerpt of our new theatrical performance, alongside 9 other theatre companies for a showcase at the Pleasance in […]

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