In 1606, England, Wales and much of Scotland were put into quarantine and lockdown due to a bout of the ‘Black Death’ plague sweeping across the nation. During this period of enforced self-isolation, William Shakespeare used the time to pen two plays; ‘King Lear’ & ‘Macbeth’. Four hundred and fourteen years later, we are in self-isolation again, this time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
These are the most extra-ordinary and trying times the developed world has known since the second world war. The restrictions placed upon our everyday lives can feel traumatic and claustrophobic, but they are necessary for the protection of those we know and love. UKAdance published teaching guidelines…Read more