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Footsbarn Travelling Theatre is crowdfunding

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Weʼre raising £10,000 to help fund a documentary film on iconic theatre group Footsbarn Travelling Theatre

La Chaussée – 03190 Maillet France

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Footsbarn Travelling Theatre is one of the world’s leading touring companies performing for the most part in one of its circus big tops but also in theatres thoughout the world.

Its mission was born from a dream to create a form of theatre that is popular, generous, professional yet accessible to all. To take theatre out of the limits of established buildings and bring it closer to the local population to farms, beaches, streets and village squares.

The company is renowned for its exciting adaptations of classics such as Shakespeare & Moliere - transcending the barrier of language with its unique blend of visual theatre, music and magic.

This year it is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is looking to finance the making of a documentary on their extraordinary legacy.

Our dear friend and renowned documentary maker Myles O’Reilly has kindly given up his time to film events, but of course there is equipment and travel expenses to pay for, along with editing the footage. Because of the pandemic severely affecting our income over the past 18 months, we simply don’t have a budget for this project right now and we are keen to get this film made during our 50th anniversary when all the Footsbarn family will be together at our home in La Chaussée in France for a special celebration.

All money raised from this campaign will go into making a professional broadcast-quality documentary and in return for your generosity all donators will receive a credit and an invitation to the exclusive premiere of the film!

Footsbarn are in production with a striking new adaptation of the classic Irish novel, The Crock of Gold, with music performed by Oscar-winner Glen Hansard and Kerry accordion player Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, which they hope to tour Ireland with in 2022.

Watch this short clip below of Glen talking about his love of Footsbarn ...

- and if you wish to find out more about The Crock of Gold, watch the full interview with Glen here.

Thank you for your generous support, it really means a lot to us - from all the Footsbarn Family.

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    So far we have reached an amazing 27% of our target. Thank you everyone - more updates on the project to come. Stay safe and well in 2022.

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42

  • Cyndi Kennedy

    Cyndi Kennedy

    Jan 2, 2022

    "My nature demands order and I find it only in Art." Helen HayesThank you Footsbarn for providing so much of it....

    £500.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Dec 6, 2021

    £40.00

  • Philippe bioud

    Philippe bioud

    Dec 1, 2021

    Merci pour tout ce que vous avez apporté de rêves et de beauté

    £50.00

  • Lynn Alexander

    Lynn Alexander

    Oct 27, 2021

    BravoBravoBravo!!!!

    £20.00

  • Joanna Tagney

    Joanna Tagney

    Oct 27, 2021

    Hooray to Footsbarn! You create Magic that we all need! Lots of love xxx

    £30.00

  • Angela Jennings

    Angela Jennings

    Oct 18, 2021

    Allez Footsbarn!

    £250.00

  • Davy Ward

    Davy Ward

    Oct 15, 2021

    Massive congrats Freddie, Paddy & all the gang! Wish we could be there!! Have a great celebration and hopefully see you soon! Big love from Cootehill via London ❤️

    £100.00

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Footsbarn Travelling Theatre

Footsbarn Travelling Theatre

La Chaussée – 03190 Maillet France

Footsbarn Travelling Theatre began life in Cornwall in 1971, rehearsing in a barn near the village of Trewidland. One of the founder members was Oliver Foot, hence the name. In 50 years, Footsbarn has created over 60 productions and has performed in all six continents.

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