I designed the original production of “Beyond the 4th Wall” at The Lowry for Proud and Loud Arts last year. I have enjoyed working with them again to get it ready for their tour of the North West. Booking details for all the tour dates can be found on the Proud and Loud Arts website. [...]
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I have recently been involved in a fabulous project bringing together Bridgewater Hall, Chetham’s School of Music and Manchester Cathedral for a production of Benjamin Britten’s community opera, Noye’s Fludde.
After performing at Chorlton Arts Festival 2011, Aqueous Humour were invited back to be part of the schools programme for 2012. They run a series of workshops and performances in the Blue Box Theatre at Chorlton High School for pupils at the school and from local primary schools. We worked with kids from Chorlton Church of England Primary…
Bring the kids to Mill Gate for the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday. On Tuesday 5th June, I will be running a special kids workshop where they can design & make their very own royal crowns and tiaras! There will be the opportunity to take their photo in our own special throne room. The workshop will be [...]
Over the Spring term I have been running a series mask design sessions as part of the Emotionally Literate project for Aqueous Humour. I worked with Year 7 in Lever Park SEBD School in Bolton, The Willows youth group, 2 classes at Richmond Park KS3 PRU and 2 classes at Crossacres KS3 PRU. The young people [...]
After over four years in residence, I moved out of Studio 305 in Islington Mill last week. It was an emotional* journey but an overdue one. This was my first studio. It was mine… My space… Private space. A bit of a mess but my mess. Prior to this I had worked from home particularly [...]
The Men’s Room charity approached me to work with their Blue Room group as they wanted to work with artists to look at a variety of craft skills with an end product that they could take home. I suggested soft toy making as hey, who doesn’t love a teddy?
Much of my work is bold and seen from afar so speed & strength are priorities over detail & prettiness. I use glue and tape and staples and if I do sew, it’s fast machine stitch. So I started attending the monthly Lo-fi sessions run by Craft Mafia after I started making my Wotnots in [...]