VR experience not to be missed

Virtual Reality Experience comes to Knutsford Experience the trial of Alan Turing and Arnold Murray interpreted from their point of view in the very courtoom setting where sentencing took place 65 years ago. The VR experience comprises three 360° narrative shorts told from various viewpoints. Members of the public are able

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The Courthouse – a short history: Regina V Turing & Murray

The Courthouse Hotel is home to SHIFTs new commission with Re-Dock as part of Heritage Open Days Unsung Stories, recreating the trial of Alan Turing and Arnold Murray in the orginial courtroom where it took place 65 years ago through Virtual Reality (VR) and live perfomance. The Courthouse is an incredible

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Town of Crewe Recreated in Minecraft

A Digital artist has been working with young people in Crewe to create the town in Minecraft. Gemma May Latham has hosted CreweCraft workshops to encourage the youngsters to find out more about the town’s heritage using plans from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Funded by Heritage Lottery

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Film Extras & Courtroom Sketch Artist wanted: Knutsford

Virtual Reality and theatre performance to commemorate Alan Turing trial The father of the modern computer is to be celebrated with a play and exhibition in Knutsford. Fifty years after the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and changes to gay rights in 1967, the trial of the mathematician and code-breaker, Alan Turing,

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Virtual Reality Brings New Perspective On Turing Trial

Virtual Reality and theatre will come together in a new artwork for Knutsford, commissioned by Heritage Open Days to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and changes to gay rights with the Sexual Offences Act of 1967. The exciting production is a collaboration with SHIFT (Cheshire

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SHIFT Programme Manager

Join the team! We are looking to commission a Programme Manager for SHIFT, an ambitious platform for digital arts and creative technology. SHIFT is a pilot programme of activities and events to develop partnerships across the borough and beyond through transformative digital and creative culture. SHIFT offers a range of diverse

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SHIFT Artists Talk of the Town

SHIFT is excited to announce a series of events this Summer, where you can hear artists talk about how they work in a digital context and collaborate to create innovative digital art commissions in towns across East Cheshire. Launching with Colony in Crewe, hear Alison Ballard and Mike Blow discuss this visually arresting and aurally entrancing work

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New digital art commission for Little Moreton Hall, Congleton

We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Trust New Art at the National Trust’s Little Moreton Hall to co- commission UK artist and composer, Scanner, to produce a new artwork in 2017.    Titled The Dreamer is Still Asleep, the artwork is part of Little Moreton Hall’s  ‘How We Used to

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World Premiere // COSMOS 2017 // international art-science residency

COSMOS is a flagship international artists commission and residency for the iconic Lovell Telescope, commissioned by Jodrell Bank Observatory, Bluedot, Abandon Normal Devices and SHIFT (Cheshire East Council) 7 – 9 July 2017 // bluedot festival // 11pm – 3am Jodrell Bank Observatory, Macclesfield, Cheshire (UK) COSMOS is a new collaboration

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Digital Inspiration for Kids this Whit Half Term

SHIFT clicks into action for families once again over the Whit holidays from Tuesday 30 May with a free, hands-on programme designed to inspire little people with big ideas and digital dreams. Cheshire East’s borough-wide programme celebrating digital arts and tech in 2017 and beyond features hands-on activities, from exhibitions, installations and workshops

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