the soul in the machine: george williams - ymca founder “We are more than bodies to be fed to a machine. We are made for more than work. We have souls, we have spirits and somewhere in this dead city there must be a place for those things.” London, 1844 - Centre of Empire, crucible of the New Jerusalem. Her gutters run with effluent and blood and her skies are choked with the smoke of a hundred factories and foundries, but above the smoke, the stars still shine. George Williams is a country boy who comes to the city to find his place in the world and to make his mark. Appalled by the spirit-crushing rhythms of the Worker’s life he fights to spread the light of God, and create a place where the soul can be nurtured. Commissioned by YMCA, Created by Saltmine Trust The Soul in the Machine is a play for anyone who works for a living.
|Date||Times||Venue||Box Office Numbers||Prices|
|Friday 28th April||7.30pm||Palmerston Place Church, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AE||Visit: eventbrite||No ticket fee, retiring collection|
|Saturday 29th April||6.30pm||YMCA Northumberland, North View, Ashington, NE63 9XQ||Call: 01670 857167||£5|
|Wednesday 10th May||8pm||St Martin in the Bull Ring, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, B5 5BB||eventbrite||£6 / Concessions £3|
|Friday 12th May||7.30pm||The Albany Theatre, 53 Butts Road, Coventry, CV1 3BH||Call: 02476 998964
Visit: Albany Theatre
|Adult: £7, Child (12-16) £3, Seniors: £5,
Unemployed: £3, Family ticket: £11- £17.
1 free adult ticket with 6 paid tickets
|Wednesday 17th May||7.30pm||Terry O’Toole Theatre, Lincoln||Call: 01522 508363
|Free admission (reservation necessary)|
|Wednesday 20th May||N/A||Goldmine Centre, Walsall||Invited audience only||N/A|
|Saturday 10th June||7.30pm||St Stephen’s Church, Rampant Horse Lane, Norwich, NR2 1QP||Call: 01603 617697. Tickets can be bought at church café (cash only)||Adult standard: £12.50, Concession: £9|
|Thursday 15th June||7.30pm||Our Lady and St Nicholas Church, Liverpool, L2 8TZ||Call: 0151 600 3530
|Admission free, reservation necessary|