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A workshop about telling your own story in written and performative contexts delivered by award-winning theatre maker and activist Nathaniel Hall.

Update: All spaces on this workshop are now booked up, but if you’d like to watch Nathaniel talk about his experiences in writing for the stage, with none other than legendary screenwriter Russell T Davies, you can book a ticket for the event here.

    OK, so you’ve lived life, like really LIVED it, and part of you is yearning to tell other people your story. It might be a painful or traumatic experience, it might be a moment of pure joy and hilarity… the reality; it’s probably full of both.

    In this workshop award-winning writer, performer and activist Nathaniel Hall (First Time, It’s A Sin, Radiotherapy and Me) will explore the complexities and challenges of living his own life as a gay man with HIV in the public eye.

    The workshop will interrogate the reasons why you want to tell your story and the purpose that telling it will serve. After all, it might be your story, but once you’ve told it, it becomes everybody’s. You’ll need a story to tell. It might be yours, it might be someone else’s, but it needs to be real. The workshop will be a safe space for sharing, but you won’t have to share publicly if you’re not yet ready to do so.

    You might know the medium you wish to tell your story in, and every approach and art-form is welcome, but in this workshop exercises will either be oral or written based.

    • Experience level – if you’re alive, you have the experience required.
    • The workshop will be an inclusive space for LGBTQ+ people. Looking after your mental wellbeing whilst exploring your own story is important, so if you need to, please check out the support offered online at
    • Spaces are limited, first come first served.

    This event will be captioned. |

    My Life, My Story is presented as part of In Equal Parts, a community-led creative outreach project tackling HIV stigma and shame. In Equal Parts is supported by Arts Council England and delivered in partnership with Contact, George House Trust and Positive Steps North.

    • Price
      Free (Booking Needed)
    • Venue

      Online via Zoom

    • Ages
      Recommended for ages 18+
    • Running
      60 minutes
    • Booking info

      You will receive a link to take part in the show and to watch the videos via email. Please check your inboxes, including junk/spam email, for this.

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