Case Studies

It was during a trip to Rio that Nottingham carnival artists Sarena Kay (dance and costume) and Ceri Howells (percussion and maker) noticed how inclusive their enormous samba school troupes were. “From the youngest children to great-grandparents, everyone in the community was involved in some way,” says Sarena. “We saw… Read more »

Founded in 2001 by Darryn Sigley and Steve Templer, Wellington Batucada brings the magic of samba music, dance and costume to New Zealand audiences and beyond. A favourite of the All Blacks, they drummed up celebratory vibes at the 34,500 capacity Westpac stadium when their county’s national rugby team trounced… Read more »

Handmade Parade’s Andrew Kim talks about nine years of the Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade Handmade Parade is a company of parade artists, puppeteers, stilt walkers, performers and community organisers based around Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. We’ve been creating high-impact participatory events since 2008, and have welcomed guest artists from all… Read more »

  Shimmering threads connect Kolkata and London Revealing stories on twenty hand-painted Murshidabad silk scrolls A year’s journey along two mighty rivers The Hooghly and the Thames Welcome to Silk River. I invite you to join us on this journey and I hope it can be for you, as inspirational… Read more »