Saturday 16th November 2019

Venue: Chawton House

2.00pm – 4.00pm

“Giving Voice to the Ancestors” ( 2 hours) explores the writing of dramatic monologues for characters from history including local, family and personal history. It will feature drama improvisation exercises, designed to increase creativity, confidence in communicating and understanding of character and narrative. Participants will also experiment with writing exercises related to the improvisations. 

Portrait of lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Charles Jervas, which hangs at Chawton House

Dr Georgina Lock has directed and acted for theatre and made short films. She designed the first scriptwriting programmes at Nottingham Trent university and taught them for fifteen years. Georgina now focuses on research and writing, particularly about creative women, who have been obscured or marginalised by history.

In the evening, Dr Georgina Lock will be performing a one woman show titled “The Lady in the Veil”. To find out more, click here.


Workshop: £20

Performance:£15, includes wine or soft drink

Joint performance and workshop: £30

To book, call us on 01420 541010 or book online here (subject to Eventbrite booking fee).