Successful Sailing at Gravity Fields Grantham
Sandown Main Carnival – 28th July 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 […]
One Life Festival – 6th June 2018
The first outing for our Circus dance costumes was at Sandown Carnival. Despite strong winds, our performers danced really well and the costumes looked fantastic.
Carnival Intensive Workshops in Gloucester – May 2018
Our performers took part in the Isle of Wight’s first festival specifically for adults with learning difficulties. It took place at Tapnell Farm on the 6th June 2018.
The Big Kite Picnic with Gift To Nature – 27th May 2018
Sharon and Paul ran Carnival Intensive Workshops in preparation for Gloucester Carnival in July.
Kite-Making Workshops in Island Schools with iWatch – May 2018
The Big Kite Picnic was organised by Gift To Nature on Golden Hill Fort. We helped to decorate the site and ran kite-making workshops throughout the day. It was a wonderfully relaxed day with plenty of people and children excited about making kites and flying them straight away. We used templates from Karl Longbottom and […]
In early May we once again ran number of kite-making workshops in local schools in the run up to Hullabaloo in conjunction with iWatch Wildlife, with funding from Down To The Coast. We introduced the children to Shademakers as a company and let them try on headdresses etc. Tina Whitmore, from iWatch Wildlife then introduced […]
Hullabaloo Soap Box Launch
A snapshot of Hullabaloo 2018.
GREENHAM: 100 YEARS OF WAR AND PEACE
Thursday 16th November saw the launch of our second Hullabaloo Soap Box Challenge. We welcomed potential contenders to our workshop in Wroxall and discussed ideas, experiences and hopes for the future of this event planned for May 12/13th May 2018.
“The extraordinary history of Greenham Common formed the basis of a large-scale spectacular community theatrical event and show, performed live on the runway of the former RAF and USAAF Airbase to an audience of thousands. Paola Dionisotti (RSC, National Theatre, Game of Thrones) led the volunteer and professional performers in an unique dramatic event involving […]