Stormont House Centenary in Underway!

We are excited to work with Hackney Museum on a project to uncover Stormont House School during WW1. Volunteers have recently been recruited to research and select archives/ artefacts that will help uncover the School's…

Derbyshire Remembers Exhibition Launch!

The Derbyshire Remembers exhibition launches on Friday 6th March 2015. This is the culmination of a WW1 Centenary project that we began back in December 2013 and has possible thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery…

Dorothy Heathcote 1926-2011

Dorothy Heathcote Since setting up Fifth Word Laura and Angharad’s biggest privilege has been to get to know and work alongside Dorothy Heathcote MBE, the greatest drama teacher of all. She has been an inspiration to us a…

Dare To Be Different.

Happy new year folks! So far this year we have lots of new projects to keep us busy. An exciting new project is one called ‘Dare To Be Different’ Which will be happening over February half term. The project is a wee…

NEWS.

So what have Fifth Word been up to of late you may be wondering? Its been pretty hectic since our show EXPOSURE getting our reports in to the arts council and starting new projects. Our big project currently is a MEDIA…

EMPTY SHOP PROJECT.

Today Fifth Word took over the theatre store in the EMPTY SHOP on St Peters Street in Derby. The shop Was transformed from emptiness into an installation of a house, a pebble footpath for members of the public to write…

Exciting up and coming events for September.

Empty Shops The Theatre Store- Discover Theatre in an empty shop on the high street. Theatre Companies in Derby are taking over a shop in Derby City Centre to share with the public free workshops, exhibitions,…