Successful Sailing at Gravity Fields Grantham
Festival of Giants, Douai, France – 7-9th June 2018
Shademakers were commissioned by Rosa Productions to produce a moving stage for the performance of the story of Sir Joseph Banks. The Ship Endeavour harboured in Market Square, Grantham for a few days, before setting off down the High Street on Saturday night. The vision was truly one of a ship in full sail as […]
Carnival of the Animals at Exeter’s RAMM – 21st April 2018
A group of ten Tigers travelled to Douai in northern France and performed in this traditional carnival involving Giant puppets, known locally as Les Gayants. Thanks to Rosemary Richards of Rosa Productions for filming. We appeared in the local papers too.
St Patrick’s Day Parade, Belfast
“Thousands shared a memorable and joyful day on Saturday 21 April when spectacular animal puppets and hundreds of masked children filled the city centre for RAMM’s 150th anniversary Carnival of the Animals. Music filled the air. There was dancing in the streets. Creative activities brought people together and gave an electric vibrancy to the Cathedral […]
Tigers in Belfast Our coldest parade yet! Eight tigers prowled the streets of Belfast at the Beat Carnival Parade for St Patrick’s Day. Thanks to Beat Carnival for being great hosts and to Noel Graham for the photos.
We’re off to Nice Carnival …in the snow!
Look out for Nicole’s Vlog coming soon!
EPIC Entrance for Strongbow
The comets are packed and ready to set off tonight for Nice. On Saturday, a group of 10 of us will be out performing in the main arena for the Grand Finale event at Nice Carnival.
St Patrick’s Festival, Armagh
Shademakers joined Area 51 and Batala to create an Epic Entrance for Strongbow winners going to the Isle of Wight Festival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPMH1W0xKrM An afternoon of filming at Sandown Airport was followed by a parade at the IW Festival on Friday 9th June.
Nice Carnival 2016
Paul & Sharon have just returned from Armagh, Northern Ireland, where they worked with the Armagh City & District Council and local people to produce these Irish wolfhounds and perform in the St Patrick’s Day Parade. LAST POST Nice Carnival NEXT POST Tea Station Project RELATED POSTS Nice Carnival In the papers Paws & Claws Walk
Shademakers were invited by the Nice Tourism Board to take part in this year’s carnival celebrations on the Cote d’Azur. 18 of us spent the week in Nice, taking part in five parades with the Equida horse costumes. On our first night, we watched their first LGBT parade and got a feel for how the […]