Category: Diary

‘Seeking the Turtle Dove’ – a magical wildlife adventure.

In 2020 we were commissioned by Forestry England to research & develop a magical, interactive journey to publicise the plight of the endangered Turtle Dove and to engage young children & their families in its remarkable story. Read more and

‘The Snow Queen’ at Coastival 2016

A Glass & Shadow Theatre Light Installation. Alan Davis and I had a great response to our pilot light installation of the Snow Queen in the Crypt of St. Martin on the Hill, with a steady flow of visitors throughout the weekend

Piloting Multi Sensory Shadow Theatre

Woodlands Academy for Children with Special Needs. In collaboration with Kate Rider, forest schools and community artist and Amanda Caton, deputy head and Autism specialist. We wanted to test out different approaches to devising multi sensory shadow theatre in liaison with pupils,

A Glass & Light Collaboration

Shadow Puppetry & Glass Projection. I have long been inspired by Alan Davis’s beautiful stained & painted glass since working in a neighbouring studio some 15 years ago. When devising shadow theatre I frequently borrowed fragments of coloured and textured glass

Whitby Goth Weekend

Puppets at Whitby Goth Weekend

Miss Emmeline Larkspur was out & about perambulating in her Bath Chair as part of Whitby Goth festival weekend, accompanied by her faithful companion Ms. Vivien Mousdell & Mr. Bill Hearnshaw who serenaded her with his bravuro violin playing. Emmeline