Our Work | November 22, 2022

Tricky Hat presents The Flames

The Flames reignite in a striking and innovative mix of film, music and performance to explore stories about life after fifty, presenting a fresh look at how we approach ageing.

Join The Flames for a unique performance of devised work, taking inspiration from everyday life, to challenge pre-conceived ideas of how older people think and what they aspire to.

Created and Performed by The Flames. Supported by Creative Scotland and Garfield Weston.

Flames @ Nairn Community & Arts Centre, Nairn

Performance on Wednesday 28th June 2023, 3pm

Flames @ Summerhall, Edinburgh

Performances on Saturday 25th February 2023, 4pm & 7pm

Flames @ Regal Theatre, Bathgate

Performance on Friday 31st March 2023, 7pm

Flames @ CCA, Glasgow

Performances on Saturday 10th June 2023, 4pm & 7pm

Do you want to join The Flames?

Are you over 50 and do you have a story to tell?

Tricky Hat is welcoming people to join their performance company The Flames, to create a show that challenges pre-conceived ideas of how older people think and what they aspire to.

The Flames will work with Tricky Hat’s creative team in a series of workshops, before presenting a multi-disciplinary performance.

We welcome people from all walks of life and gender identity. No experience is necessary, and participation is free. To find out more, come to one of our information sessions. For registering your interest, and if you have any questions, please e-mail info@trickyhat.com

Previous participants said:

“Being a Flame re-awakened my adventurous spirit”

 “I have loved being immersed in the creative process and have been hugely inspired by other Flames. The creative team has been brilliant, supportive, inclusive, insightful, and fun. They created an atmosphere of trust necessary to bring the best out of us.

 “I trained as an actress and has always relied on other’s script. Now I need to write my own story”.

 We look forward to collaborating with you!

Photo credit: Jassy Earl