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One week until Morocco

It's one week to go until we are off to Morocco. The production is pretty much finished, we are just trying to figure out how to pack it all down so that we can get it over there. There will be photos on our Facebook group and/or page while we are there and full information when we get back in May. Thanks again to Reading Friends' Meeting House, Alto Lounge, Wild Futures, PSGB and of course BMCRif for making this all possible and to Hellen and Christine for offering their expertise.


Aldenham Park 4th April

MASC will be filming two performances of Save Your Last Rolo-way on the 4th of April at Aldenham Country Park at 12pm and 2pm if you are local, fancy a great day out at the park and can be rowdy for the filming!

 

 


Morocco

It's official that Aoife and Joy are representing MASC in Morocco. We are flying out on the 29th of April and going to spend two weeks teaching a local theatre group to do Teshta the Monkey and get the show up and running. They are then going to keep doing the show for the next few years and we will do the British version here as much as we can.


Future collaborations

We are pleased to announce that we will be collaborating with both Bonobo Conservation Initiative UK and Little Fireface Project this year. Watch this space for development updates after we have come back from Morocco in May.


Second colouring in competition

We ran another colouring in competition at the Alto Lounge and we announced the joint winners of Alfie and Harry. We had three runners-up, Lucy, Jack and Sophia. Prizes of sock monkeys for the winners and badges and bags for the runner-ups are winging their way to our winners. Here are the two winning entries. We really enjoyed judging them again. We chose Alfie's because he had added extra leaves to the drawing which we really liked and had chosen great colours for his squirrel monkey and we loved the colours and how neatly Harry coloured his.

Thank you to everyone for entering. See more of people's entries in our art gallery.


Beale Park dates 2013

This year we will be going to Beale Park again. Once on the 27th and 28th of July to do the popular Monkey Athletics (formerly Monkelympics), once on the 31st of August and 1st of September to do Monkey Biscuits and some other games and finally over Halloween for the long-awaited Spooky Monkeys event that we had to cancel last year. Hope to people there!


Reading Friends come through again!

After another collection at Meeting MASC has come home with a MASSIVE £316.98 donation towards going to Morocco. This money will go towards props, set, costume and getting me and Aoife out there and stuff. Once again the generosity of Reading Friends not only with their money but their kind words has truly touched me. Thank you all.


Alto Lounge

A massive thanks to the Alto Lounge for our great pub quiz and run of monkey biscuits. We made money towards going to Morocco and sneekily educated a few people about primates! All the staff were very welcoming and helpful, thanks to everyone and as soon as I am off my diet I am coming in for some chips!


Muna goes to Cornwall

Last September MASC went down to Cornwall to perform the double bill (Muna the Monkey and Save Your Last Rolo-way) at the Monkey Sanctuary run by Wild Futures. We had a great time and raised some awareness of palm oil and primates as pets. We are hoping to go back down there in March 2013.

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