Preparations are underway for the show Saturday!  We are working hard making music tracks,  costumes,  props and rehearsing with the artists. Last weekend was around the clock at out Studios. Lucky to have a great assistant Fillipo, recent graduate from Goldsmiths jump in to give a hand making the giant puppet. Yellow is our theme […]

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People United are delighted to announce that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a grant of £9,100 for a project based in Newington Ramsgate to research and record local histories. The Newington Big History project will train and support a group of residents to uncover and bring to life the rich and varied histories, past […]

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I’m writing this live from the ticket desks at the Southbank Centre. I’ve been given access to the screens above the ticket desks, so I can write a message and it will appear above our heads. I’ve experimented with what to say – I thought I had it planned before I came but of course […]

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Marcelo and Isa work with young people from Sk8side Park and Isa writes a new song for the piece. Last week we had our first series of devising workshops with local residents. With Sam and Cat we are developing a duet with puppetry looking at how we can sometime be manipulated by situations. We also […]

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  Wish I Were Here.. postcards from the present By artist Al Reffel On being present – arrival at Hut 136 Mindfulness practice teaches that we can learn to live with equanimity in the present moment instead of getting lost in the past or worrying about the future. This equanimity, and the compassion and respect […]

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It’s been a little while since I was in beautiful Sligo at the Theatre Forum Annual Conference – Question Everything (with Kindness). I felt a bit of an imposter as I was only able to attend the second day but for the brief time I was there I met some lovely people, listened and learnt […]

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Marcelo and Isa met with local young artists and had a discussion around Courage.   We played games around identity and challenges and shared intense and thought provoking stories of our experiences. We then played with gestures and sounds of courage and made a spontaneous choir with chants of Courage. A great new team of […]

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This week more tests. In toilets and on the street. I’m trying to create an audio piece that will be playing in the toilets at the Festival Hall – one women’s, one men’s. It’s a piece about cycling to work, and how catching people’s eye is so important, but also about the thoughts that pass […]

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