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THINK GIGS: ONCE UPON A TIME - the call of the wild

  • Cafe Ollo 7 Northumberland Street Huddersfield, England, HD1 1RL United Kingdom (map)

Fairy tales, childhood journeys to a mysterious realm where everything is possible; magical transformations, terrifying witches and giants, stolen children, and imaginary kingdoms. But do these tales reverberate at a different level? What have they to say about our unconscious sexual or murderous feelings? Are they archetypal narratives to help us navigate a morally uncertain world? What was your favourite fairy tale and what does this say about you?

Susie Godsil, Psychoanalyst, looks at the role of fairy tales in childhood development and in the process explores the ideas and differing perspectives of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, Angela Carter and Philip Pullman

Sameena Hussain. Local drama practitioner & theatre maker, will be creating an improvised physical theatre piece in response to the talk; working with spoken word & physical language. 

Join us in Café Ollo at The Media Centre in Huddersfield from 7pm.

This event is free to attend, although there will be a ‘pay as you feel’ system in place and opportunities for donations to HOOT Creative Arts (Registered charity no. 1146358)