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The origins of the Frog Prince Fairy Tale

This Sunday the frog prince plays in London at the arts depot, 5th June Arts Depot North Finchley  London N12 0GA  www.artsdepot.co.uk/event For lots more on the history of the Frog Prince see http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/frogking/history.html      

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Sarah does DNA workshops at the Middle Earth Weekend.

I’ve been to the Middle Earth weekend to create a forest installation and puppets with children and families in the activities tent. The event was over 2 days at Sarehole Mill in Birmingham, one of Tolkein’s childhood haunts and celebrated … Continue reading

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The science of performance

DNA Co-founder Adam Bennett is bringing 20 years of puppetry and performing arts experience to Scitech, Perth’s science education and interactive visitor attraction. Scitech was founded in 1988, about the same time Adam got his first job as a puppeteer … Continue reading

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Earlyarts puppetry & music training day, Chester

In January this year Liz & Rachel ran a Professional creative training session for Earlyarts at the Grovesnor Museum, Chester, focusing on confidence building and user friendly puppet making techniques for storytelling in the early years environment. It was a great … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince Preview Show – wonderful childrens theatre in Preston

Our  first try out performance of ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ took place at 1pm on Saturday January 22nd 2011 at The New Continental Pub in Preston to a full house and friendly audience. After an opening speech … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince

Under the direction of Rachel Riggs, performer and early years educator Liz Fitzgerald-Taylor has been hard at work in rehearsals for our new touring production for 5-11 year olds ‘The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales‘ Here are some wonderful … Continue reading

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Frog Prince rehearsals

In a small hayloft in Leyland, preparations are underway for our latest touring production, ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ Thrashing out the staging of a one-woman show starring Liz Fitgerald-Taylor, mixing three stories together – The Frog Prince, … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet … Continue reading

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Thurtinkle’s Christmas Cracker!

While busily preparing for an exciting 2011 with a new touring performance – ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales‘ – as well as developing our education program for the UK and Australia, we’re going to be giving a special … Continue reading

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Earlyarts International UnConference

Liz writes “On a very bleak and wet Monday afternoon, I travelled up north from Cheshire to Halifax, in preparation for the Earlyarts International UnConference.  I must admit to being rather choosy about where I lay my head, and was … Continue reading

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