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Imagined Land – Ready for the big day….

Imagined Land – Ready for the big day….

So the big day is tomorrow. I haven't blogged in a while -things have been a little frantic! I have just got back from two busy days in the school, with the scouts and the final singing rehearsal with what has become a truly lovely community choir, and am now sitting...

The big day approaches

The big day approaches

So the big day is tomorrow. I haven't blogged in a while -things have been a little frantic! I have just got back from two busy days in the school, with the scouts and the final singing rehearsal with what has become a truly lovely community choir, and am now sitting...

Turning history into celebration

Turning history into celebration

The exhibition is up - now at Long Stratton Library, the finds are washed, recorded and analysed and the school has broken up after a term of busy, creative work on their imagined Land. There are also moves afoot by some residents to continue historical and...

Come Yew in! – The final curtain

Come Yew in! – The final curtain

It's over. Apart of course for a whole heap of stuff going on: evaluation, the final wash up, the songbook and education material for the schools, the final accounting. But IT - is over. It's both easy and difficult to reflect on the experience - and possibly too soon...

10 days to go

10 days to go

No blog, written in snatched, occasional moments without much forethought, can capture all the twists and turns and multiple challenges of this journey. So taking it from just now - I was sitting back after rehearsal, late up again, dwelling on all the individual...

Voyage of discovery…

Voyage of discovery…

On Saturday we held a Discovery Day at the village hall with another good turnout. We heard from Dr. John Alban, the former county archivist who is ably leading the 'people' strand of the documentary research, and then Dr. Brendan Chester Kadwell - who has been...

Discovery day

Discovery day

On Saturday we held a Discovery Day at the village hall with another good turnout.   We heard from Dr. John Alban, the former county archivist who is ably leading the 'people' strand of the documentary research, and then Dr. Brendan Chester Kadwell - who has been...

Anxiety dreaming

Anxiety dreaming

It's a bank holiday and there's not much I can do except worry. Everyone is having a well deserved break - but it doesn't seem right - there's too much to do! 30 days before opening and the anxiety dreams are kicking in - poor Amanda has to put up with me waking up...

Come yew in!

Come yew in!

COME YEW IN! is a collaboration with local writers, participatory artists and amateur researchers, actors and crew that will produce a free, inclusive outdoor variety show to be staged around the city’s open spaces in the Summer of this year. It’s purpose is to help...

Working on it…

Working on it…

It's one in the morning and I am still staring at a screen - running out of useful thoughts for the day but failing to acknowledge it…. time to write a blog! I don't know where we were the last time I wrote but with about 8 weeks to go we now have a script we can work...

Making it a reality

Making it a reality

Well, there are no more anxieties any more about getting the balls rolling. In the past 3 weeks we have taken a big leap towards making the project a firm reality. The Creative Planning group are just putting the finishing touches on the schedule for the creative...

Celebrating Norwich’s Medieval Past

Celebrating Norwich’s Medieval Past

In April I shall be working with HLF funded Flintspiration to develop “Margery’s Quest” – a family oriented live action trail that will follow the brilliant history of the anchoresses of the city, including appearances from Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich. An...