• Mudeka_Thetford_Sat02November2019v2

Event Category: Dance, Music and TheatreEvent Tags: dance, kure, Theatre, Workshop and zimbabwe

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  • A tale of ancestors, identity, atavism, migration and DNA
    Workshop followed by Evening Performance

    CARE! both events require separate booking.

    Participatory Workshop 4pm – 5pm (Doors open 3.30pm)
    Family Friendly Workshops include mbira singing, learning to play the shakers and Zimbabwean dancing. Anna Mudeka brings a vibrant workshop on the Kure Kure tour, learn Zimbabwean mbira music of the ancestors, learn clapping mbira rhythms, songs, ululating and dance: all the things that bring the Bira Shona celebrations to life!

    An uplifting, re-energising and soul fulfilling experience suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Followed by:
    Anna Mudeka’s KURE KURE / FARAWAY  7pm – 9pm (doors open 6.30pm)
    The multi-media one-woman theatre show KURE KURE/FARAWAY includes traditional and contemporary music, projected visuals, soothing song, energetic dance and spoken word. An epic presentation of migration, atavism, DNA and the ancestors’ origins through a story of the huge migration from Central Africa (5000 years ago), the migration of the Bantu Tribe from the Tanganyika and Baka regions all the way to Zimbabwe to build the biggest kingdom in Africa (1200 AD) and Anna’s own migration to the western hemisphere some 800 years later
    The multi-talented Anna Mudeka takes audiences on an exhilarating, inspiring and thought provoking journey to ancient and modern-day Zimbabwe, and speaks of the challenges and opportunities of starting a new life in a different country.

    ‘Beautiful theatre relevant to today’s lives’ (Audience comment)

    Advised 11 years +

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    Ticket Prices:
    Workshop 4pm - limited spaces - £4.
    Evening performance 7pm (doors 6.30pm):
    Tickets in advance: Adult £6
    Tickets on door: Adult £8
    Tickets from the Leaping Hare Box Office in King Street Thetford or click below to buy on line:

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