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Oska Bright On The Road – Newbury / 16 October 2012

Matthew and Becky in the break at On The Road Newbury

Matthew and Becky in the break at On The Road Newbury

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By Matthew Hellett and Becky Bruzas
13th October

We arrived at Newbury and checked into our hotel – then we went to check out Newbury Town.

It was a quaint and a happening place – yeah! Oh my god! With a lovely variety of charity shops and pubs.

This was the first On The Road event this year that was in a day centre – The Phoenix Centre – and we were partnering with Interakt Theatre who are based there.

We screened the films in a brand new theatre space that was inside the day centre. It was a great space for watching film and for disabled access.

We showed two screenings – films from Australia and Young People 2. We also did our Powerpoint presentation and took questions from the audience. We handed out lots of flyers!

The audience were keen and some wanted to make their own films. We hope we’ve inspired them.

We are looking forward to getting films for Oska Bright 2013 from Newbury.

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