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Punchdrunk to recreate 19th century Halloween fair in east London

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Theatre company Punchdrunk will recreate a Victorian fair in east London at the end of this month.

Produced through its community arm, Punchdrunk Enrichment, The Hallowtide Fair, which traditionally visited Barking in the 19th century over Halloween, will be recreated this month in collaboration with local residents.

Over the last few months Punchdrunk, which is known for creating immersive theatre experiences, has invited Barking and Dagenham residents to Eastbury Manor, where the event will take place, to share memories of the local area.

These stories will inspire and bring to life St Ethelburga’s Hallowtide Fair, which takes place on October 31 to November 2.

It is being created in conjunction with Creative Barking and Dagenham, a three-year initiative for creative opportunity in the area.

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