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Young Reviewers - What Girls Are Made Of

Last weekend, we had another couple of young reviewers at What Girls Are Made Of. Have a look at what they thought of the show, discovering the story of a schoolgirl from Glenrothes who was catapulted into a rockstar lifestyle as the singer in a new indie band. Touring with Radiohead and partying with Blur...
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MET OPERA SCREENINGS AT MACROBERT

We're delighted to announce that The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, will be screened live on the big screen at the Arts Centre from this summer. July and August will see encore screenings of Romeo et JulietteI (20 Jul, 5.55pm), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (3 Aug, 5.55pm), Aida (17 Aug, 5.55pm) and La Boheme (31 Aug, 5.55pm), prior to the launch of The Met: Live in HD’s 14th season on Sat 12 Oct with Puccini’s Turandot.
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Young Reviewers - This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

On Sat 11 May, a couple of our young reviewers went along to Stellar Quines production of This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing. Have a look at what they thought of the opening night of this modern fairytale...
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Stirling Women's Aid Film Takeover

Stirling Women's Aid takeover our film programme in the Playhouse next weekend (Fri 3 to Sun 5 May). They've selected four films to show throughout the weekend, including The Company of Wolves (Fri 3 May), Me Without You (Sat 4 May), Maeve (Sat 4 May) and a double bill of Dream Girls & Shinjuku Boys (Sun 6 May).
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Vote in Tesco Bags of Help

Macrobert Arts Centre is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 awarded to local community projects. Vote in Tesco stores in Stirling and Bridge of Allan for our Christmas Appeal 2019. Every year, we raise funds for their Christmas Appeal, to allocate free Pantomime tickets for local, disadvantaged children, families and older members of the community to ensure everyone can experience the magic of Christmas. Macrobert Arts Centre works with over 30 local charities to make sure the tickets reach those most in need including Stirling Young Carers, Action for Children, Home Start, Stirling Women’s Aid and Strathcarron Hospice.
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Epic Art Challenge

If you're aged between 5 and 18 and would like to have your artwork displayed in our Epic Art Exhibition 2019, then now's the time to get drawing or painting! This year's theme is wildlife and the environment. All you need to do is send us a drawing or picture (no bigger than A3) of a wild animal that is affected by an environmental impact e.g. sea turtles affected by plastics or orang-utans losing their habitat to deforestation. The Challenge is divided into three age groups - P1 to P3, P4 to P7 and S1+ - and we'll choose our favourite pictures to be displayed in the Arthouse at Macrobert Arts Centre. All the artists who work is chosen will be invited to a prize-giving celebration at 12noon on Sun 28 Jul.
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Be part of our Panto Young Cast 2019!

We are delighted to welcome you to audition for Rapunzel: A Hair Braiding Adventure Young Cast! Following the success of last year’s Sleepin' Cutie, Macrobert Arts Centre is holding auditions on Sun 12 of May 2019 for young people to join the Young Cast for this year’s panto – Rapunzel: A Hair Braiding Adventure.
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Q&A with Peter Arnott: Unspotted Snow

Q&A with Peter Arnott: Unspotted Snow is at Macrobert Arts Centre on Thu 25 Apr Q. What was the catalyst for the play?  A. I was writer in Residence at the John Murray Archive at the National Library of Scotland 2009 to 2011…initially to celebrate Murray publishing “Origin of Species” in September 1859.  Frank McLintock’s book “The Voyage of the Fox” (about his search for Franklin’s remains) came out in the same month…and Murray also had Franklin’s original manuscript written in pencil on his 1822 expedition…complete with sweat stains from Franklin using the paper as insulation.  So I got interested…
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Mark Beaumont - Stirling to Edinburgh to Twickenham

Mark Beaumont cycles from Edinburgh to Stirling on Thu 14 Mar to tell us all about his cycling tour of the world. Join the cycle, as Mark Beaumont, Rob Wainwright, Tom Leefe and Russell Kelsey pedal with the Calcutta Cup match ball from Murrayfield to Macrobert Arts Centre, before heading on to Twickenham for an epic 500 mile, 48 hour ride.
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CAN YOU HELP?

We’re working with Film Hub Scotland, to find out more about the reach and impact of the films in our cinema programme and we need your help. By taking a few minutes to fill out this online questionnaire, you’re supporting our work and helping to make sure we can continue to offer interesting, independent and varied films. Complete the online survey.