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“To feel trusted not only by Paul but the other Angels in giving them direction was an amazing experience. I felt true pride and a… Read More

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Dancers from a Chester-based recovery charity have qualified as peer mentors, thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and the Chester Bluecoat Charity. … Read More

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Looking back at Recovery in Motion in Salford and Bolton

Looking back at Recovery in Motion in Salford and Bolton

“This workshop did me the world of good, it’s good for the body and good for the mind”.   Throughout the summer and the autumn,… Read More

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FADT London Marathon Place 2023

FADT London Marathon Place 2023

Amazing Becca celebrating after completing the London Marathon for Fallen Angels Dance Theatre in 2022 having achieved her fundraising goal! Photo credit Jo Henwood. Read More

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Angel Jayne talks about Recovery in Motion

Angel Jayne talks about Recovery in Motion

Jayne has been connected to Fallen Angels Dance Theatre for some time, but only this year did she take part in one of our… Read More

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Transfiguration: I Fall currently playing at film festivals

Transfiguration: I Fall currently playing at film festivals

We’re so thrilled that Transfiguration: I Fall is playing at film festivals this Autumn. So far, nearly 7,000 people have watched the film both in… Read More

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What is Recovery? Reflections from our panel discussion

What is Recovery? Reflections from our panel discussion

During our Recovery and Me Social we started the event with a panel discussion. The panel was made… Read More

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One week until Becca runs the London Marathon for Fallen Angels!

One week until Becca runs the London Marathon for Fallen Angels!

Donate to Becca’s London Marathon challenge to raise money for Fallen Angels here. Only a week to go! I am nervous but super… Read More

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What is Recovery? Panel Discussion

What is Recovery? Panel Discussion

This Recovery Month, come along to Storyhouse’s Garret Theatre on Thursday 15th September 5.30-6.30pm, where Fallen Angels Dance Theatre poses the question “What is… Read More

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Becca’s London Marathon Training Update

Becca’s London Marathon Training Update

With under five weeks to go until I run the London Marathon for Fallen Angels, training is going really well! I have really enjoyed… Read More

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Becca is running the London Marathon for Fallen Angels!

Becca is running the London Marathon for Fallen Angels!

Hi everyone, I’m Becca – you might recognise me because in 2021 I ran the London Marathon for Fallen Angels Dance Theatre. It was… Read More

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Watch online: When The Art is Your Story

Watch online: When The Art is Your Story

Watch the popular When The Art is Your Story online recording and support FADT. A live-recording of film screening and Q&A at Storyhouse cinema. (Duration… Read More

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Introducing Jude, our Engagement Worker

Introducing Jude, our Engagement Worker

My name is Jude and I am the Engagement Support worker for Fallen Angels, and a Cheshire based Arts practitioner. I work with Fallen Angels… Read More

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Opportunity: Access & Inclusion Consultant

Opportunity: Access & Inclusion Consultant

We are seeking an experienced access and inclusion consultant with an arts background, to move forward our ambitions for EDI (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) across… Read More

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Recovery in Motion – Salford and Bolton

Recovery in Motion – Salford and Bolton

We are excited to launch a new project, working in Salford and Bolton over the summer. Recovery in Motion is a series of 12 free-of-charge,… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Stephanie O’Hara

Transfiguration: Meet Stephanie O’Hara

You’ll have noticed the fantastic costumes in all three Transfiguration films – and they all come from the creative mind of our Costume Designer… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Kate Flatt OBE

Transfiguration: Meet Kate Flatt OBE

We were delighted to welcome Kate Flatt OBE to the Transfiguration team for I Need as the production’s… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Dom Coffey

Transfiguration: Meet Dom Coffey

Dom Coffey is a dancer who trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance – and he stars in our new film… Read More

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Runner for London Marathon 2022

Runner for London Marathon 2022

On Your Marks!  Fallen Angels Dance Theatre has been given the fantastic opportunity of a TCS London Marathon place and we are… Read More

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Fallen Angels awarded for Celebrating Diversity

Fallen Angels awarded for Celebrating Diversity

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre has been chosen as the runner-up in the Celebrating Diversity category in the Creative Lives Awards this year! Shining… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Jonathan Savage

Transfiguration: Meet Jonathan Savage

In the final Meet the Transfiguration team, we’re speaking to Jonathan Savage, who along with Hannah Rudd, stars in Transfiguration: I Fall. Jonathan has… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Hannah Rudd

Transfiguration: Meet Hannah Rudd

This week, we’re speaking to dancer Hannah Rudd, who stars in I Fall, the first film in the Transfiguration trio. Hannah has been working… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Tom Ashbrook

Transfiguration: Meet Tom Ashbrook

Tom Ashbrook is the composer for all three films in the Transfiguration series. Classically trained on piano from the age of 5, Tom has… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet John Young

Transfiguration: Meet John Young

We couldn’t have brought Transfiguration to life without the talented people behind the scenes. Today, we’re speaking to John Young, director of Transfiguration. John trained on… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Eve Steele

Transfiguration: Meet Eve Steele

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be introducing you to the team who have brought Transfiguration to the screen. Today, we’re speaking to… Read More

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Transfiguration: Meet Dan Thorburn

Transfiguration: Meet Dan Thorburn

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be introducing you to the team who brought Transfiguration to the screen. This week, we’re chatting to… Read More

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Spreading Wings

Spreading Wings

Our Spreading Wings project began in April 2021 at Storyhouse, Chester. The performance group brings together local people in recovery from addiction and… Read More

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Introducing Maddie, Participation Coordinator

Introducing Maddie, Participation Coordinator

Hi I’m Maddie and I’m a Trainee Art Therapist and the Participation Coordinator here at Fallen Angels Dance Theatre. It’s my job to reach out… Read More

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EveryBODY can

EveryBODY can

Working in association with CSASS (Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service) and Storyhouse we would like to share an insight into our women’s empowerment project “EveryBODY… Read More

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Celebrating our tenth anniversary year at Storyhouse

Celebrating our tenth anniversary year at Storyhouse

On Thursday 4 November, we celebrated ten years of Fallen Angels Dance Theatre with a special event at Storyhouse. Read More

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Introducing our new Patron: Robert Fox

Introducing our new Patron: Robert Fox

We’re thrilled to announce Robert Fox as our new Patron. Robert is a theatre, film and TV producer – and has produced over… Read More

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Fallen Angels Dance Theatre AGM

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre AGM

This month is our Annual General Meeting. You are welcome to join us and find out what Fallen Angels Dance Theatre have done in this… Read More

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London Marathon 2021: the countdown

London Marathon 2021: the countdown

The amazing Becca who is running the London Marathon 2021 for Fallen Angels Dance Theatre tells us about her last few days of training and… Read More

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Doorways Summer 2021

Doorways Summer 2021

This year Fallen Angels set out to capture various stages of our community out of our houses, back to our community & finding a… Read More

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Recovery Arts Communities Unite for International Overdose Awareness Day

Recovery Arts Communities Unite for International Overdose Awareness Day

Participants from Chester based Fallen Angels Dance Theatre joined a nationwide project in July with nine regional recovery arts organisations in seven UK cities (see… Read More

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London Marathon 2021 – Updated!

London Marathon 2021 – Updated!

We’ve got a training update from our superhuman London Marathon runner, Becca, for you! If you’d like to support Becca, you can donate here:… Read More

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Could you become one of our Guardian Angels?

Could you become one of our Guardian Angels?

If you stuck your hand down the back of the sofa, settee or couch – depending on where you hail from – and found three… Read More

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Transfiguration

Transfiguration

Transfiguration is a trio of 10-minute dance films, focusing on a series of defining moments in the journey from addiction to recovery.  I Fall, I Need and We… Read More

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Doorways

Doorways

Recovery dancers from Merseyside, Cheshire & Greater Manchester are celebrating being together while apart during a year of lockdowns. The dancers took part in a… Read More

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Together While Apart

Together While Apart

Extracts from Dave*’s liveblog when in conversation with Claire Morris, July 2020. *Name changed to protect identity. “When the lockdown started, I was at the… Read More

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Together While Apart

Together While Apart

On 23rd March we all experienced a life-changing measure, at Fallen Angels our workshops in the community were put on hold. We immediately checked in with our Angels and brought everyone together using the power of the internet. Read More

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Combat Stress with Fallen Angels

Combat Stress with Fallen Angels

Artistic Director Paul Bayes Kitcher has been reaching out to share insights and exercises to help everyone to combat stress during this challenging time of… Read More

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Research and Development 2019

Research and Development 2019

A Guest Blog from Joanna Kirkby I was asked by Paul and Claire to be a part of two weeks Research and Development as a… Read More

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Power of Performance helps Chester woman combat anxiety

Power of Performance helps Chester woman combat anxiety

A guest blog from Laura Ferris and Claire Morris from Fallen Angels Dance Theatre A Blacon woman has described how the power of performance has… Read More

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Art, Addiction and Advocacy at Liverpool Tate Exchange

Art, Addiction and Advocacy at Liverpool Tate Exchange

10th – 16th June 10am – 4pm Link: http://bit.ly/2LIpV0r We are delighted to invite you to join us to gain an insight into the power… Read More

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Where Science and Art Collide

Where Science and Art Collide

Live at Science Gallery London: A Guest Blog from Joanna Kirby Yesterday I performed with Fallen Angels Dance Theatre at the Science Gallery in a… Read More

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Day Three: Joanna, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre Recovery Artist.

Day Three: Joanna, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre Recovery Artist.

A Guest Blog from Joanna Kirkby I joined Fallen Angels Dance Theatre a year and a half ago after coming out of detox for drug… Read More

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Day 2: Nicolette Whitley, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre Company Dancer

Day 2: Nicolette Whitley, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre Company Dancer

A Guest Blog from Nicolette Whitley It was amazing today to have the full company working together. Geese Theatre and their Community Ensemble Staging Recovery… Read More

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Day One: Acts of Recovery at Birmingham Hippodrome

Day One: Acts of Recovery at Birmingham Hippodrome

Today Fallen Angels Dance Theatre began a week residency with Geese Theatre’s Community Ensemble ‘Staging Recovery’  and dancers from Birmingham Royal Ballet. We will do… Read More

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TEDx Liverpool

TEDx Liverpool

Hooking up with angels – TEDx Liverpool – 17th June 2018A Guest Blog from Linda Lewis Amid the chaos and confusion of my spare room,… Read More

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A Royal Visit

A Royal Visit

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre performed for Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex at the Official Opening of Storyhouse on… Read More

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“Dark Night Ends” – a new and powerful film by Badkamra

“Dark Night Ends” – a new and powerful film by Badkamra

A short powerful film that gives an insight into working with people in recovery from addiction and mental health which demonstrates the power that dance… Read More

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Pin Pricks of Light at UK Recovery Walk

Pin Pricks of Light at UK Recovery Walk

Fallen Angels from all our groups will be performing ‘Pin Pricks of Light’ in front of 7,000 people in recovery who will travel from across… Read More

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