Scary Shit – the mix tape

September 2nd, 2016 by

Rebecca Nice meets up with a heroine on a mission to empower women by exposing and facing up to the traumas and distresses they fear most Rhiannon Faith bounds into the bar full of beans, stories and thoughts about both future projects and her current work, Scary Shit. She has just finished bombarding Edinburgh Fringe […]

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Cuncrete Poetry in Motion

August 3rd, 2016 by

About two years ago I started looking up and thinking about home. Or rather, thinking about houses. Perhaps it was the planned demolition spectacle of the Red Road flats for the opening of the Commonwealth games in Glasgow, or the increasing level of disdain David Cameron was heaping on 60s and 70s social housing projects, […]

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Puppetfish: Sparkle

A Family Feast at Boo Puppet Festival

July 27th, 2016 by

Beccy Smith, Darren East and baby J head to Lancashire for a weekend of top-notch puppetry Creating visual theatre events within their local community was where Horse and Bamboo, based in the rural East Lancs valley of Rossendale since 1978, began. Large scale processional work, fire displays, music and masks worked to bring communities out […]

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To Build a Home

July 6th, 2016 by

Building blocks and planks, towers of people and pianos, guardian angels, and a street show featuring a bag lady – Rebecca Nice enjoys a weekend of sunshine and showers at the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival 2016 marks the 21st birthday of Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, which kicks off on Friday 24 June with The House, […]

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Ship-shape and Bristol Fashion: the story of salt…

May 18th, 2016 by

Hello Darling One, My name is Selina Thompson, I’m 26, an artist based between Leeds and Birmingham. I make performance about – I’m finding that sentence increasingly hard to finish. And I think it is because I am changing quite a bit. On 12 February, I got on a cargo ship, and sailed from Antwerp […]

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