Health and Wellbeing through Literature, Film & Theatre by Lisa Nicoll – 8th November – POSTPONED

Please note that Lisa’s presentation due to be held on Thursday 8th November at 5pm in Lecture Room 4, Gateway Building, University of St Andrews has been postponed.

For further information about Lisa visit www.lisanicoll.co.uk

Health and Wellbeing through Literature, Film & Theatre by Lisa Nicoll

SDHI would like to remind you of the next in a series of events presented by Lisa to be held on Thursday 8th November at 5pm ‘Leathered’ – Book presentation and discussion in Lecture Room 4, Gateway Building, University of St Andrews 

Leathered is Lisa’s first piece of fiction and is a short novel about choices facing teenagers. The book has been piloted for feedback in St Kentigerns and Bathgate Secondary Schools in West Lothian. The book is to be launched Scotland wide for all secondary schools in 2012 with a general publication to follow

ALL WELCOME

This is a free event 

If you would like to attend please contact Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk)

For further information about Lisa visit www.lisanicoll.co.uk

Health and Wellbeing through Literature, Film & Theatre by Lisa Nicoll

SDHI are hosting a series of events presented by Lisa

Thursday 4th October at 5pm – Film presentation and discussion
Lecture Theatre 2, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Wasteland is a short film written & directed by Lisa Nicoll. It is based on research carried out with teenagers in the Coatbridge Locality. Over a series of 7 weeks Lisa gained stories about what it is like to live in the area as a teenager, she then brought all the stories together and wrote the short drama script Wasteland.

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Thursday 18th October at 5pm
– Film presentation and discussion
Lecture Theatre 2, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Caked follows the story of teenager Jess who struggles to keep her family together after her father is sent to prison. Jess becomes a carer for her mum who has not left her bed for weeks and for her younger sister who has become quiet and withdrawn. Jess works in a shop, studies at school and cooks and cleans.  She shuts everyone else out in a bid to protect her family and in doing so takes a path she would not have chosen…………

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Thursday 8th November at 5pm – Book presentation and discussion 
Lecture Room 4, Gateway Building, University of St Andrews

Leathered is Lisa’s first piece of fiction and is a short novel about choices facing teenagers. The book has been piloted for feedback in St Kentigerns and Bathgate Secondary Schools in West Lothian. The book is to be launched Scotland wide for all secondary schools in 2012 with a general publication to follow

For further information about Lisa visit www.lisanicoll.co.uk

Edinburgh International Book Festival talk by Lisa Nicoll

Lisa Nicoll will be doing a talk as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Thursday 16th of August.  The event will consist of short extracts from some of her plays, a reading from her short novel for teenagers Leathered and a short extract from her new film Wasteland.  This will be followed on by discussion of how these can be used to explore Health & Wellbeing in a natural, creative way.  A question and answer session will follow.

 HEALTH & WELL BEING THROUGH LITERATURE, FILM & THEATRE

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL
CHARLOTTE SQUARE
EDINBURGH

 Thursday 16th August 2012

17:30 – 18:30

 FOR TICKETS GO TO http://www.edbookfest.co.uk/education/cpd

Excerpt from Festival Programme
Lisa Nicoll is a successful writer, actress, director and producer and, following extensive research with teenagers, she’s now written a novel for young adults. Leathered addresses some of the issues concerning young people today. In this event Lisa discusses how health and wellbeing can be explored through literature, film and theatre in a natural and creative way.