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Easter 11-14s: Time Travel (Previous Project)

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Spend 2 days travelling wherever your imagination takes you.  Walk with dinosaurs, meet up with the Romans, visit Shakespeare’s time…or journey forward and find out what the future is like.  Use costume, props and imagination to create your own time travel adventure; become a Viking, a Victorian or go on a mission to Mars – it’s up to you!

To book email: admin@strangetown.org.uk


Age group: 11-14s
Dates: 11th and 12th April 9am-4pm each day
Venue: Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh EH6 8RG

How to get here


£70 (free and discounted place available)

What to Bring:

Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water. Please also bring a packed lunch and snacks unless you would prefer to buy from the Out of the Blue cafe.

Staff Members

Ellen Shand

Director (Friday 11-14s) / Workshop Leader (5-7s)

Ellen is a freelancer who has been working with Strange Town since 2015. Since then she has directed several plays for the Friday 11-14’s Youth Theatre, delivered After School Drama workshops, led holiday projects and even choreographed a flashmob! Her most recent work as an ASPIRE Drama Artist with Dundee Rep Theatre and Dundee City Council involved delivering drama workshops for Nursery to P7. Ellen is also a singer and actress, playing regular gigs and performing in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; including Strange Town’s production, A Field of Our Own.

Bradley Cannon

Director (Thursday 12-16s); Assistant Director (Monday 8-18s & Friday 11-14s)

Bradley graduated with a BA (Hons) Drama and Performance from the University of Highlands and Islands in 2016, specialising in gender and sexuality on the stage. Bradley was one of the original members of Strange Town when it began back in 2008 and spent four years with the youth theatre before going on to university in Glasgow.

Bradley has performed in various theatres across Scotland since then including The Lyceum, The Traverse, Platform Glasgow, East Kilbride Village Theatre and Eden Court. Other work includes being a performer in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth games in Glasgow in 2014  and making a documentary for the BBC (Edinburgh Stories 2012).

Bradley returned to Strange Town in 2017 as a volunteer and assisted on two 14-18s shows that year – Friday, October 13th (Leith Theatre) and The Darkness or Else the Light (Traverse Theatre). He is now leading after school drama as well as assisting with the youth theatre.