All of the Rise of the Resistance Festival Content in One Place. Come visit and laugh, cry and sing along!

Well the first set of events for Rise of the Resistance brought has just finished. There are already plans for part two of the Festival to run on the 3rd and 4th July, but before that happens come look at what took place over the last 72 hours!

Some adult content to do with comedy, music and drag! (warning: there is swearing in these.)

 KLEBSIELLA by Peter Clements: “A portrait of Klebsiella through a psychoanalytic session”.

Never Explain

A Comedy panel show about Antimicrobial Resistance hosted by Steve Cross

Stand-Up for Healthcare Science

Comedy and Cabaret from the ‘best minds in science’…. A partnership with the popular Science Showoff comedy night hosted by Steve Cross.

Now onto the panels! Where science and creativity meet

Panel 1 SPIRALLING – How To Begin the AMR Conversation

Panel 2. INTO THE BREACH – Bugs and Behaviour

Panel 3 NOSOCOMIAL – The Value of Collaboration

Panel 4. ME AND HER – Human and Animal Impact of AMR

Finally, here are the dramatic and creative pieces for kids and families, with no adult content

Nosocomial by Nicola Baldwin

A digital version of the play that started it all. Verbatim drama premiere. There is nothing weird or wonderful you can imagine in human experience I haven’t seen. I’m a Researcher in Humans.

Sock the Puppet by Nicola Baldwin

A story for children about Socks, Science, Superbugs and Making Friends, narrated by Stephanie Houtman

Remember, Remember by Nicola Baldwin

Join our time-travelling Zoom Healthcare Science in a detective drama about the *True* story of the Gunpowder Plot.

INHALE Poem by the INHALE Research Group

What’s Next?

This project started at a collaboration between myself and playwright Nicola Baldwin and has grown so much since then to include so many people, both scientists and artists.

For those of you who are interested in learning more about how this project came about, check out the blog post I wrote about it last year here.

Find out more about the NIHR Precision AMR grant that funded this work here and the pilot projects that have been funded by it here.

More events will be launched prior to our new event showcase on the 3rd and 4th July

Keep an eye out on the website for updates and booking details.

If you’ve watched any of the content please take the time (it will only take a few minutes) to complete the evaluation form below and return it to the email address on the form. It will help us do things even better in future!

Finally. A massive thank you to everyone who has given their time to contribute, watch, and make this happen: Thank you also to the wonderful bodies that have supported us: we couldn’t have done it without you.

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All opinions on this blog are my own

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