RESIDENTS of Bradford on Avon are being offered some light relief from the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.

They are being invited to share the positives that have come from their experiences of the last 12 months.

The invitation comes from Bradford on Avon Town Council which is funding a project by the Bath-based Natural Theatre Company.

BoA Unlocked is being designed as a community event which will run both online and in people’s homes, gardens and the town’s open spaces.

Council leader Dom Newton, who proposed theproject, said: “We’ve all been through lockdown in different ways, and this project is very much focussed on helping people understand what they’ve experienced, and support their emotional well-being as we, hopefully, move towards a less-restricted normality.

“It’s really wonderful to be working with the Natural Theatre Company on this, which we hope will be a great way for us all to process the more positive aspects of the last year or so, and sharethem with our friends and neighbours.”

Starting with a series of engaging virtual workshops from the end of March, the Natural Theatre Company will collate the positive lockdown stories and residents’ experiences.

The company and council will run three introductory sessions online on Wednesday, March 31 from 11am-12.30pm and from 7pm-8.30pm, and on Saturday April 3 from 11am-12.30pm.

Anyone interested should ask to attend one of these.

In May, the company will creatively produce a living exhibition around the town of characters, visual art, writing and music.

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