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Gothic TeachMeet presentations

Chris Waugh has kindly forwarded the presentations from the Gothic TeachMeet we held last week – all except Drew Buddie’s list of URLs, which didn’t open in an amenable format (Help, Drew!) So here is Morlette’s Jekyll and Hyde Gothic … Continue reading

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Zombies everywhere..

St. Elizabeth’s Primary School in Bethnal Green, London, run an after school ‘clip club’.  This term they made a film called Run, School, Run, which turned out to be.. a Zombie film!.. See how they create jeopardy using the battery … Continue reading

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Gothic teaser day

On Tuesday this week we tried out a couple of Gothic ideas in preparation for our Education plans supporting the BFI’s Autumn and Winter Gothic season.  First, a group of Year 7 English students from Kingsford Community School in Beckton … Continue reading

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Media Mag and Gothic

We’re delighted to tell everyone that the English and Media Centre’s Media Magazine (for media students) will be theming its Autumn issue all Gothicky.  Jenny at EMC is looking for classroom practitioners, Goths, weekend vampires, to contribute to the issue … Continue reading

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BFI Gothic Press launch

On Thursday last week we launched the BFI Gothic programme, with caped presenter, Magic Lantern Phantasmagoria by Mervyn Heard, and panel conversation between Charlie Higson, League of Gentlemen’s Reece Sheersmith, Hammer starlet Madeleine Smith, and Jane Goldman who scripted The … Continue reading

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Gothic School for Teachers

Not to be outdone, L.A.T.E. and the BFI are jumping on the Teachmeet bandwagon and are running a meeting in the style of a teachmeet to get this Gothic Teachers project off the ground. The plan is to run the … Continue reading

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Gothic Sixth Form Conferences

At Newman University, Birmingham, I have been running conferences on the Gothic for A level students in the West Midlands. These are always well attended and teachers often make repeat visits, bring a new group of students along. We explore … Continue reading

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