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Weʼre raising £1,000 to support SSF MW... the fifth Shakespeare Schools Festival in Malawi

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The Shakespeare Schools Festival (SSF MW) was started in Malawi in 2017. (This is independent of Festivals in other countries.) Last year (2020) some two hundred and thirty young people and their teachers 'gathered' online from eight schools (inc. two deaf) and two youth groups to perform shortened versions of ten plays and more sonnets. They included boys and girls, ten year olds and twenty year olds, smart private academies and impoverished Government schools. Click HERE to watch their achievement! (Kind friends in Malawi, South Africa and the United Kingdom helped to make it happen.) In 2021 / 2022 we are attempting a 'hybrid' Festival: Part I (4 December 2021) online, Part II (January - June 2022) face-to-face (Covid allowing). Updates on the Festival are available HERE. Thus far, ten schools (inc. one deaf) and two youth groups are involved. Funds raised will support the Festival. Many thanks and Zikomo kwambili for your generosity!

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    • Anonymous


      Jan 12, 2021

    • Karen Hayes

      Karen Hayes

      Nov 16, 2020

      Good Luck!


    • Jeff & Pauline Hewitt

      Jeff & Pauline Hewitt

      Nov 13, 2020

      Good luck with the Festival!


    • Alisoun Probert

      Alisoun Probert

      Nov 12, 2020

      I look forward especially to the performances of the deaf schools at the 4th Malawi Schools Shakespeare Festival.


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    Richard Hewitt

    Richard Hewitt

    Oxford, Malawi

    I live between Oxford (UK) and Malawi, where I have taught at Kamuzu Academy since 2004. I established the Shakespeare Schools Festival - Malawi in 2017.

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