A harper, singer and composer, Steph has a love of dancing rhythms, vivid chords and a free flowing melody. You may hear her performing solo, playing in a variety of bands and projects, from the British Paraorchestra to Emily and the Tunesmiths. Steph also teaches harp and traditional music, and is involved with the Irish and English folk and harp communities in the south east of England. She helps run youth folk arts project Shooting Roots, which is 21 this year.

In 2012 Steph joined the British Paraorchestra, performing with them at the Paralympics Closing Ceremony and the Queen’s Speech. The Paraorchestra has recently travelled Qatar and performed in the Katara Opera House.

In the same year Steph also wrote and released an EP, The Mermaid. She’s slowly working on new material for an album.

Steph also plays for special events and weddings, please see www.stephanie-west.co.uk for more details.

Tonight the Ashmolean transforms into an aquatic world full of wonderful spaces and Rambling Heart are one small part of this! Downstairs in the lecture theatre we have stories and ceilidhs interwoven for you - come share the magic. ... See MoreSee Less

LiveFriday: Under The Sea – with Creation Theatre

September 9, 2016, 7:00pm - September 9, 2016, 10:30pm

Ashmolean Museum

Climb aboard and hold tight for a tempestuous voyage of discovery with the Ashmolean Museum and Creation Theatre Company, with theatre, music, pirates and gaming with Total War. With 2016 marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and Creation Theatre's 20th birthday, the event will involve live performances of famous storms in the bard’s plays. Discover the treasures of the Ashmolean, live performances, music, hands on creative workshops, behind-the-scenes talks, and get your quota of grog at The Galley Café and the Crow’s Nest Dining Room. PLUS 'It Came From The Sea' fancy dress theme, with prizes for the best costume! The event is supported by the Arts Council England. ** TICKETS ** On Sale: bit.ly/underthesealivefriday £3 for a LiveFriday ticket only £10 for a Storms, War & Shipwrecks exhibition ticket with LiveFriday entry ** DRESS UP ** 'It Came From The Sea' fancy dress theme, with prizes for the best costume! ** PROGRAMME ** A full PDF programme available here www.ashmolean.org/assets/docs/Events/Ashmolean_Under_The_Sea_LiveFriday_Programme.pdf Acts, Talks, Performances, Workshops, and Music include: Performances of Shakespearean shipwrecks, storms and wars from Siege Theatre The Tempest, King Lear and many more – a shipwrecked ceilidh – tales from the sea – Flights of Helios – Short Drag Roger sea-shanties- Rome: Total War II – an immersive storm room – a new ‘tour’ by guest theatre company The Factory – tornado demonstrations – sea-life collage – jellyfish puppet-making – pirate mask-making – nautical face-painting – talks, tours and more! ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** Under 12s go free but do require a booked ticket. Remaining LiveFriday tickets (if available) will be £5 on the door. OUR EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL : Should you require any special assistance or support for any disability please do not hesitate to get in touch by e-mail at: public.engagement@ashmus.ox.ac.uk. BRIGHT LIGHTING: There may be instances of flashing lights, flash photography, bright lighting, computer screens and others.

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