Shadowbox: Visual Theatre Workshop (Autumn 2016)

Facilitated by Gemma Gallagher from Shadowbox Theatre Company this is a ten week course in visual theatre for adults with intellectual disability.

Mon 5 Sep - Mon 14 Nov 2016

Theatre, Workshop, Residency

Shadowbox: Visual Theatre Workshop (Autumn 2016)

The Circus Animals’ Desertion

A poetic response to the imagining of nations, inspired by the automatic script experiments of Georgie and William Butler Yeats in which they called upon the spirit world to assist with their creativity.

Fri 30 Sep - Sat 1 Oct 2016

Theatre

The Circus Animals’ Desertion

Love and Friendship (Cert: G)

A self-interested widow manipulates her in laws for the purpose of her financial future until the return of her jealous rival leads to a shocking revelation.

Mon 3 - 4 Oct

Cinema

Love and Friendship (Cert: G)

Al Porter At Large

Irish star Al Porter, as seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, follows up his hugely successful Edinburgh debut with a brand new show full of cheekiness, honesty & sparkling showmanship!

Thu 6 Oct 2016

Comedy

Al Porter At Large

Paul Howard

Paul Howard is a multi-award-winning journalist, author and comedy writer.

Fri 7 Oct 2016

Comedy, Talk

Paul Howard

Jack L

The ever popular Jack L returns to Mermaid again with an all new, self-penned album.

Sat 8 Oct 2016

Music

Jack L

Embrace of the Serpent (Cert: 12A)

Cut between two parallel expeditions, this politically tinged, historical adventure film, investigates imperialism’s cultural pollution from the inside out.

Mon 10 Oct 2016

Cinema

Embrace of the Serpent (Cert: 12A)

About A Girl (German School Screening)

Working part-time in an undertakers, and listening repeatedly to Kurt Cobain, Charleen focuses on the darker side of life.

Tue 11 Oct 2016

Cinema, School Shows & Screenings

About A Girl (German School Screening)

Barry Lyndon (Cert: Club)

One of Stanley Kubrick’s finest films, recounts the exploits of a fictional 18th Century Irish adventurer who wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes his place in the British aristocracy.

Thu 13 Oct 2016

Cinema

Barry Lyndon (Cert: Club)

The Happy Pear

Mermaid welcomes David & Stephen for an evening of demonstration, stories and laughs as they discuss their ambitions to start a ‘Food Revolution’ and to make healthy eating mainstream.

Fri 14 Oct 2016

Talk

The Happy Pear

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