Aug 062014

Not About Heroes Cast PhotoGreat War ExperienceNot About Heroes, is a promenade play performed on the streets of Saltaire.

The audience will enter the war-weary world of 1919 to meet survivors of the Great War, whose lives are by no means universally tragic, but often funny and sometimes outrageous.

Based on real people who lived & worked in Saltaire, the characters share their fascinating experiences and provide insights into the future.

Starting on the bridge by the railway station, you will see lives unfold and meet more characters on the way.

Don’t miss this unique Great War Experience!

Performance dates: 13th and 14th September

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Meeting point is by the bridge at the junction of Victoria Road/Albert Terrace. 11.15am and 2.30pm on both dates.

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Not About Heroes Saltaire Street Theartre Information


Performances: 11.15am-12.15pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm on both 13th & 14th September. Part of the Saltaire Festival.

Adults: Just £7 for this unique performance

Concessions: £5

Book via – call 01274 599887 or 07801 449105

Or on line via the Saltaire Festival ticket service

In person from the Visitor Information Centre

Salts Mill, Victoria Road, BD18 3LA

tel: 01274 437942

Opening times: Monday – Sunday, 10:00 – 17:00

Visit the Saltaire Festival website to see what else is on

Harriet Townsend is a playwright and actress. Harriet is based in Saltaire and writes fact-based historical plays and events, usually site-specific and written to commission. These projects are then directed and produced by Harriet Townsend and her team at Salts walks. Harriet also devises drama tours and promanade theatre.

Harriet TownsendA bit about Hattie

Trained for the theatre at The Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama.

B.A. Hons and post graduate diploma at The University of Surrey.

Widely travelled. Lived and worked in the West Indies, Turkey and Greece.

Blue Badge Guide: Cambridge, Oxford and London Theatreland.

Devised costumed historical walks for Salts Walks, Saltaire, World Heritage Site.

For more information about these plays and possible production, and for further commissions, please contact Harriet Townsend.

Tel. 01274 783846

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