The collections below are materials from the Voyages (1) production in 1991. View the production’s page here.
View The programme listed all those involved in the production, as well as a short synopsis of the play and some background information on the project.
Newspaper clippings from the press
View Making a stir in the press: published articles covered the re-living of the history to how children and the community were brought together by the project.
View Jan Hart designed the costumes for the production.
View Colehill First School students drew the play’s storyline.
Read some of the materials created from research and used in the production.
View Thirteenth Century Moot Court Records
View Letter from Alice Maud Baker to her parents, created from research.
View Dorsetshire Folk Lore.
View The Story of Alicia Payntere and Agnesse Abbott: 1232 A.D.
View Legends of the Magic Stone by Colehill First School and Pamphill First School
View Lyrics for Voyages, When the King Came to Tea, Alice Maud Baker’s Song, Listen, Song of Names, Song of Stone (Precious Stone)
View original music by David Carter for Song of Names, Listen
© Songs Wimborne Community Theatre, Music David Carter
View the script of Voyages as a PDF
© copyright of Wimborne Community Theatre
1. 1991: The Launch of Voyages and of WCT. Members of the Community Group perform a short scene and the project is introduced in speeches from Alan Wilson, Director of East Dorset Heritage Trust, Barbara Webber and David Smith from the National Trust and Tony and Gill Horitz from WCT.
2. 1991 Production: The complete play followed by the exhibition of work by Colehill and Pamphill First Schools.
3. 1991: A short documentary about Voyages with commentary from Gill Horitz, outlining the research and process involved, illustrated by extracts from the play.
4. 1991 Production: Process and preparation work. Pupils from Colehill First School and Queen Elizabeth’s School work on the Veneti scene in school and on site at Kingston Lacy. Pupils from Pamphill First School tour the house and grounds at Kingston Lacy with environmental artist, Julian Davies, and work on the environmental sculptures.