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Be part of the Tilbury Cruise Terminal story


Be part of the Tilbury Cruise Terminal story: Celebrating the Past, Imagining the Future.

Join for a series of workshops organised by Kinetika and the Tilbury on the Thames Trust, and funded by the HLF ‘Resilient Heritage’ grant programme to shape the long term plans for Tilbury Cruise Terminal and the rejuvenation of the Tilbury Carnival. These workshops will lay a foundation for future efforts to restore these magnificent buildings as a working Cruise Terminal and creative space for the community.


Sat 17th February, 10am – 5pm

Drama/ Storytelling workshop plus guided tour of terminal and Port at 11.30am

Tilbury Cruise Terminal | Fort Road | RM18 7NG Tilbury

Kinetik Com

Come and help animate the story of Tilbury life at this exciting drama and storytelling workshop within the terminal building, led by Ali Pretty from Kinetika and Bernadette Wakeling of the Complete Commedia Company.

If you’ve never been to Tilbury Cruise Terminal, you’re in for a treat! As part of the day, there will also be a free tour of the historic cruise terminal building followed by a bus tour of the Port at 11.30am.

The outcomes of this workshop will be shared from 3.30-5pm and will help to develop a new vision for Tilbury Carnival.

Suitable for all ages, family friendly, children under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.

FREE, BOOKING REQUIRED. Please register on

Info on or call 01708 202846.

About the workshop leaders

The Complete Commedia Company are a slapstick troupe for the South East, specialising in Commedia dell’ Arte and Shakespeare performances for street theatre, Festivals, Fetes and Schools. See all of the classic stock characters aligned with 21st century stereotypes and politics. Bernadette Wakeling was a founding member and has been teaching commedia since 1996.

Ali Pretty is the founder of Kinetika, a community arts organisation based in Thurrock. Kinetika is known for its high-quality community engagement work, running participatory programmes, workshops and artist training schemes, which aim to nurture new artistic talent and engage communities, raising aspirations and building a sense of place.


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