Tag Archives: Lancashire

Mrs Teapot Celebrates her birthday at The Harris Museum, Preston

Mrs Teapot celebrated an unexpected birthday this week at The Harris Museum, Preston.  20 children with parents, grandparents and carers sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY at the end of an hour long creative play session to the BIRTHDAY GIRL! On a wet, … Continue reading

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Festival Fun

Mark Whitaker here with an update on how Chicken Licken has been spending her summer…. We began at the Rossendale Puppet Festival up at Horse and Bamboo’s space a.k.a. The Boo. This is a small but perfectly formed festival which … Continue reading

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The Hayloft – a peek at our storeroom

Thurtinkle takes a gander at ‘T’owd Hayloft’ – the place where we store all our gear that we use to perform and educate in puppetry and visual theatre.

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Sarah Hicks introduces herself

Hello all, Just thought I’d introduce myself. I’m Sarah, a visual artist extraordinaire (according to Adam anyway!) and I’ll be taking the reins and running workshops for DNA while Rachel, Adam and the family head off on their worldwide adventure. … Continue reading

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The last Ball Pond Bobby shows for 2009

The final performances for 2009 have taken place at the New Continental venue in our home town of Preston, Lancashire, and the Wharton Children’s Centre, Winsford, Cheshire. Shakara Louise Ahad filled in brilliantly for Tids Pickard in the dance and … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps shadows at the Dukes, Lancaster

Our final session for 2009, was using our Early Years shadows resources and our overhead projector to play with light and shadows in the DT3 space at the Dukes. Appletree Children’s Centre invited parents and chldren to come and play, … Continue reading

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Final Baby Stages at the Dukes 2009

We’ve concluded the series of Imaginary Leaps sessions we have been running at the Dukes, Lancaster as part of the outreach work developed with Appletree nursery. For ‘Baby Stages’ we brought in our own little puppet baby, Callum as part … Continue reading

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Babystages at the Dukes, Lancaster

Our series of  ‘Babystages’ sessions launched at DT3 at the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster, with a delightful group of infants and parents and carers from Appletree Children’s Centre. Movement and song combined with material and buckets, theatre lighting and sound to … Continue reading

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Ball Pond Bobby at the Dukes Lancaster

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Thurtinkle on ‘Look North West’

The day after Thurtinkle’s appearance on the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square as part of the ‘One and Other‘ project by Antony Gormley, he was met by the BBC, who wanted to interview him and film him ‘doing something ordinary’ … Continue reading

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