YOUNG NORFOLK ARTS VIRTUAL FESTIVAL

2-6 JULY 2020

YNAF 2020 VIRTUAL LAUNCH

YNWC SHOWCASE

LOST RIVER STAGE

LIVE DJ SET WITH AMY NOMVULA

YFP PRESENTS: STORYBOARDING WORKSHOP

NO SPACE, EVERY PLACE GUIDED TOUR AND WORKSHOP

LIVE PERFORMANCE + Q&A WITH FINN ANDERSON

YFP PRESENTS: Q&A WITH CRISPIN BUXTON

PROGRAMME

THUR 2 JULY

YNAF 2020 Virtual Launch

From 6pm

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no space, every place exhibition

Running 2-6 July

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FRI 3 JULY

YNWC 2020 Showcase
Time Shifting: Imagining History Workshop Programme

Running every day 3-4pm

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WORKSHOP: Creative Cuts Video Art

5-6.30pm

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SAT 4 JULY

Centre Yourself: Movement Session
YFP Presents: MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO (U) + Storyboarding Session

10.30am

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Lost River Stage

11am-4pm

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Live DJ Set + Q&A with Amy Nomvula
WORKSHOP: Writing Drama Here and Now

10am-12pm

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WORKSHOP: Writing Place Whilst Staying Put

4.30-6.30pm

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SUN 5 JULY

Live Performance + Q&A with Songwriter Finn Anderson
Sailing through: guided tours and art workshop from no space, every place

12pm

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WORKSHOP: How to Create a Picture Book
WORKSHOP: My Lockdown Space Zine Making

3-4.30pm

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MON 6 JULY

YFP Presents: Film Location Masterclass with Crispin Buxton

THURSDAY 2 JULY

YNAF 2020 Virtual Launch

THUR 2 JULY | 6PM | YouTube Live

Join the YNA team and YNA Collective to celebrate and launch the very first virtual Young Norfolk Arts Festival! Have a sneak preview of our new virtual venue and enjoy a few tasters of what’s to come over the weekend.

no space, every place exhibition

THUR 2 – MON 6 JULY | Virtual Gallery

What does our world look like, here and now? The YNA Collective have curated a unique exhibition of artwork inside our new virtual gallery space, bringing together pieces in a variety of artforms and created by young people aged 11-25 from across Norfolk.

FRIDAY 3 JULY

YNWC Showcase

FRI 3 JULY | 6PM | YouTube Live

Join us as we celebrate the best of young writing from across the county! We’ll be announcing the winners of the Young Norfolk Writing Competition 2020.

Time Shifting: Creative Writing in Extraordinary Times

FRI 3 – MON 6 JULY | 3-4PM | ZOOM

We are living a time of historical transformation. The team at Imagining History UK are offering a small group of keen young writers, aged 16-25, the opportunity to work with them over YNAF 2020 weekend. By exploring, observing, recording, noting, collecting, thinking, sharing and writing about what is currently happening in your changed and changing individual worlds, we will build a collective archive of these extraordinary times.

WORKSHOP: Creative Cuts; Video Art

FRI 3 JULY | 5-6.30PM | ZOOM

Join artists Liam Roberts and Lewis Wickwar as they take you on a tour through some of the technology they use to create video art. Learn how to use simple programmes and equipment to generate videos and animations, applying a range of techniques.

Suitable for ages 16-25

SATURDAY 4 JULY

YFP Presents: MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO + Storyboarding Session

SAT 4 JULY | 10.30AM | YouTube Live

Draw along with this live session, creating your own characters and stories inspired by animated classic MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO. Then join in at 11am to watch the film with Netflix!

Lost River Stage

SAT 4 JULY | 10AM-4PM | YouTube Live

We’ll be celebrating talented young performers from across the county as part of our virtual Lost River Stage. Join us for a day of online performances from local songwriters, musicians, dancers, poets and more.

Live DJ set + Q&A with Amy Nomvula

SAT 4 JULY | 4PM | YouTube Live

Get ready for a living room/bedroom/garden boogie with DJ Amy Nomvula. Amy will be playing records from her collection and chatting about DJing, there’ll also be a chance to ask her your questions.

Centre Yourself with Hayley Matthews

SAT 4 JULY | 10AM | YouTube Live

Centre your creative mind in your body with dancer and movement therapist Hayley Mattthews. Find your ground in uncertain times, centre yourself again in who you are, what you need and what you want by meditating in movement.

Suitable for all ages but most suitable for 16-25!

WORKSHOP: Writing Drama, Here and Now with Coast to Coast

SAT 4 JULY | 10AM-12PM | ZOOM

How do you capture the liveness of modern life whilst staying inside? How can you develop an idea into a play, and what makes writing for the stage different to other writing? Theatre company Coast to Coast will be demystifying the playwriting process, guiding you to understand existing plays and how you can develop your skill set.

Suitable for ages 16-25

WORKSHOP: Writing Place While Staying Put with Daisy Henwood

SAT 4 JULY | 4.30-6.30PM | ZOOM

What does it mean to write about your favourite places when you can’t visit them? This creative writing workshop will consider different stimuli for writing about place and support you to produce writing that celebrates the world around us, even when that world sometimes feels small.

Suitable for ages 12-18

SUNDAY 5 JULY

Sailing through: guided tours and art workshop from no space, every place

SUN 5 JULY | 12-1PM | YouTube Live

Come and get inspired by the creatives of tomorrow. Bring your canapes and sandwiches and enjoy a creative lunch with our young curators. They will guide you through our virtual gallery, sharing their favourite pieces from young artists, while you nibble your sarnies and drool over the art works.

Then join artist Ian Brownlie and YNA Visual Arts Producer Roxanne to make your very own portrait paper boats, inspired by the collection.

Live Performance + Q&A with Songwriter Finn Anderson

SUN 5 JULY | 2PM | FACEBOOK LIVE

Finn Anderson is award-winning songwriter, composer, and theatre writer. Finn will be joining us live for a look into his creative process, as he shares new songs and answers your songwriting questions.

WORKSHOP: How to Create a Short Story Picture Book with Ann Brady

SUN 5 JULY | 2-4PM | ZOOM

Join children’s author Ann Brady and find out how to start creating your own picture story books! This workshop will look at why picture books are great, will show you some different examples and guide you through making your very own short story picture book at home.

Suitable for ages 6-11

WORKSHOP: My Lockdown Space zine making workshop

SUN 5 JULY | 3-4.30PM | ZOOM

Join Norwich Millennium Library and create a Zine representing the place you’re spending and finding comfort in at the moment; whether it’s home, away, an online space, or in the pages of a book.

Suitable for ages 11-25

MONDAY 6 JULY

YFP Presents: Film Location Masterclass with Crispin Buxton

MON6 JULY | 5PM | ZOOM WEBINAR

Join us for a live conversation with film locations professional Crispin Buxton. We’ll be discussing three particular films on which he was Location Manager, all with scenes shot in Norfolk and Suffolk; Possum (2018, Dir. Matthew Holness), The Souvenir (2019, Joanna Hogg), and Yesterday (2019, Danny Boyle). There will also be a chance to submit your own questions.

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