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Posts Tagged ‘theatre’

Hedgespoken Travelling Theatre & Storytelling Project on Indiegogo

Artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons have dreamed up a wonderful plan to convert an old Bedford lorry into a travelling theatre and storytelling vehicle for the imagination... find out more below.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Hedgespoken is a vehicle for the imagination: a travelling off-grid theatre, storytelling project and home created on the chassis of an old Bedford lorry by artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons. It's an ambitious and wondrous plan, from two amazing people who want to share a more authentic way of life with as many people as possible.

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Hedgespoken is very much a partnership, when did you first meet and how did you chance across the idea so early in your relationship?
R: ​We met four and a half years ago in a Dartmoor wood, our paths having crossed via a Lithuanian folktale​, a drawing, two poems and a very long journey. In that wood our creative selves immediately began the dance that they have continued to do these following years, and imagined into being a phantasmagoria of liminal… read more

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Review: The Devil and Mister Punch by Improbable at the Barbican

A delightful Vaudeville inspired piece of theatre: featuring a host of fabulous characters surrounding the well known tale of Punch and Judy, including Messrs Harvey and Hovey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Devil and Mister Punch by Jane Mcguinness. Following hot on the heels of some great puppetry at the London International Mime Festival, the Barbican is hosting the new show, […]

You Me Bum Bum Train in New Oxford Street, December / January 2011-2012: Review

The You Me Bum Bum Train experience is like no other.... here's my lowdown on what to expect from this intriguing participatory theatrical experience... plus news of how to get yourself a ticket for the extended run.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Writing about You Me Bum Bum Train is hard work: for understandable reasons visitors, and especially pesky reviewers such as myself (a necessary but somewhat unruly mob) are asked very […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Ann-Sofie Back | Atelje

Inspired by "God, spaghetti and delusions,"Anne-Sofie Back presented her garments of 'holy aesthetic' on the catwalk at Somerset House, on Friday 16th of September. A collection for the cool, sophisticated, discerning woman.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Ann-Sofie Back | BACK S/S 2012 illustrated by Dee Andrews It’s 7 pm on the first day of London Fashion Week and the rapid advent of my first catwalk show […]

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Music Album and Artist Review: Rebekka Karijord

Nordic/Swedish Rebekka Karijord has released her third album; The Noble Art Of Letting Go, recorded in the woods and city of Stockholm.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Karolina Burdon When you have the radio on all the time, story it’s inevitable that you will discover new things. I discovered Rebekka Karijord when I was baking […]

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The Irrepressibles and Gabby Young & Other Animals, Live Review at the Barbican

A riotously theatrical show in London by these two creative and dramatic acts

Written by Helen Martin

All photography of Lily Vanilli goodies by Sally Mumby-Croft. “So what do you do for Amelia?” a gentleman partygoer asks me. I tell him I’m one of her writers, buy […]

Du Goudron et des Plumes: Barbican London International Mime Festival 2011 Review

Du Goudron et des Plumes is produced by Lyon based Companie MPTA in collaboration with circus maestro Mathurin Bolze. It runs from 26th - 29th January 2011 at the Barbican as part of the Bite programme and the Mime Festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michelle Lowe-Holder S/S 2011 by Michelle Urvall Nyren Canadian Michelle Lowe-Holder completed an MA in knitwear at Central Saint Martins and launched her eponymous collection in 2001. She has always […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Rachel Freire

Fashion week always brings the unexpected, and this was the case with Rachel Freire's unusual presentation in collaboration with The Irrepressibles…

Written by Naomi Law

Aiming to promote recent graduates onto a more commercially viable platform, information pills Fashion Mode launched this September with a show on the 19th September amid a lot of glitzy […]

Shambala Festival: 26th-30th August 2010

It's a festival, but not as you know it. Amy Hughes previews the best way to lose yourself this August Bank Holiday weekend

Written by Amy Hughes

Shambala 2010: Hop to it Cowboys galloping down the hall on ‘neeeiigh’ing broomstick steeds; Thundercats high-kicking in shrunken primary colour pyjama sets and felt-tip pen facepaints; Ewok hunters on a […]

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Latitude Festival 2010: Sunday Evening Quidams Review

A review of a magical Sunday evening spent watching Quidams perform at, and around, The Waterfront Stage.

Written by Sophie Parker and Daniel Sims

02 People In The Hole Amelia’s Magazine took a trip to see the Royal Collage of Art’s SHOW TWO at Kensington Gore… The RCA’s MA Innovative Design Engineering – a […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Northumbria’s Naomi New

In the latest in our series of post-Graduate Fashion Week interviews, Matt Bramford chats to one of his favourites, Naomi New, about Elvis, Gaga, Mad Max and what the future has in store for this young, fresh 'n' new designer…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Dan Heffer Around the monolithic event that is Graduate Fashion Week at Earl’s Court, unhealthy there exists what might be known as satellite events. This is no way […]

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Macbeth: Shakespeare at the Broadway Theatre, Catford, London

A review of Macbeth at the Broadway Theatre in Catford, running until the 20th February 2010 and starring two of my thespian friends, Robert Wilson and Louis Brooke.

Written by Amelia Gregory

SHIFT Encounters was put together by the organisation Cape Farewell. Founded by David Buckland in 2001, price Cape Farewell has sought to move beyond the scientific debate of climate change […]

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London International Mime Festival: Where Performance Art meets Circus and Narrative

Wherein I attend three mime performances by Blackskywhite, Ockham's Razor and Kitt Johnson X-Act. With illustrations by Rosalie Hoskins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ockham’s Razor by Rosalie Hoskins I’ll admit it. I’ve never been to much performance art or modern dance before. But let’s just say that my circumstances have somewhat changed of […]

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Phil Collins – Victoria Miro Gallery

Contributor Sally Mumby-Croft visited video artist Phil Collins' engaging show about drama, soap stars and modern slavery. A must see!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

© 2008 Phil Collins, discount 16 mm film transferred to digital video, doctor colour, look sound, 28 minutes Victoria Miro presents Phil Collins’ latest work, Soy Mo de Me, a […]

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LFW 09 – Nasir Mazhar – The underbelly of London Fashion Week

The Vaults of Somerset House

Written by Elizabeth Johnson

A few months back, approved Amelia’s Magazine was asked to produce a piece of artwork as part of a collaboration with the housing and homeless charity Shelter for their House […]

Arts workshops this weekend at Climate Camp

Squeeze your creative juices down at Blackheath

Written by Satu Fox

Having spearheaded the new London folk scene with their debut album, there medical Noah and the Whale are back with their hands full up, releasing a new single, album and […]

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Latitude: The Festival Preview Series

Latitude Festival Suffolk, I view, you view, we view, pre-view

Written by Roisin Conway

Amongst a sea of nodding heads I can barely tread water enough to get a glimpse of tonight’s support man Ulrich Schnauss. All the way from the banks of the […]

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Hackney Transitions To A Sustainable Future

Hackney, Transition Town, March

Written by Cari Steel

IDIOT SON OF STELLA AND GEORGE An eclectic mix of art work by a group of like minded people exploring expressionism through art. Peckham Square, tadalafil page 28th of March […]