Monday, 27 September 2010

Exhibition Up!

The exhibition at Beningbrough has been up and running 10 days now, getting some good feedback, and a lot of people saw it over the weekend when visiting the 'Big Green Festival' we had on so all good!

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Beningbrough Exhibition

The time is nearly here, we hang our exhibition at Beningbrough Hall & Gardens this Thursday, just in time for the Food & Craft Weekend on the 25th and 26th September! It will be be free entry for all on this weekend too so come see our lovely Beningbrough inspired artwork as well as a lot of other crafty peoples things, and some lovely local food suppliers. 
Beningbrough is located in Shipton-by-Beningbrough off the A19 from York and is open 11-5pm Saturday-Wednesday. You'll find our exhibition in the stairwell between the shop and learning centre.

Friday, 6 August 2010

Beningbrough pics

Finally sorting out my photos from Beningbrough, a lovely day out all round - bike riding, tree climbing, picnic, sunshine and artyness!
K x

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Working towards new exhibition at Beningbrough Hall

We have started an exciting new project working with Beningbrough Hall towards an exhibition at the learning center. There are lots of lovely ideas being generated and the opportunity to do some work on site. Already we have taken a long leisurely bike ride up there, taking photos and bouncing ideas around all the way - what a fantastic way to work!

We haven't confirmed any dates yet, it's all very much in the early stages, but we are in the unique position of being able to do pretty much anything we want, and really want to make the most of it...

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Yorks Got Talent - Community Arts project at the National Trust Cafe

There's a really nice broad range of work at these events, held once a month at the National Trust Cafe on Goodramgate, York. Here's a couple of photos from past events....
Rach x

Exhibition at the City Screen

City Screen exhibition, from 19th March until 19th April.
Here's a few photos I took whilst we were putting it all together :)

Rach x

A few more pics from Whitby...

Oh look, the sea!

Ruling over his town...

......caption competition anyone?

Rach x

Monday, 15 March 2010

Whitby Trip

Taken on our recent outing to Whitby, more to come from Rachael...
Katherine xx

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Collaboration with Anart Theatre

A classic fairytale retold with platforms and hoodies. The royal family are rather odd and the fairies are not as nice as they look. What is poor Sleeping Beauty to do? (Disco, of course...)

Hidden Tentacle Arts has indeed been busy (and, well... hidden) with a collaborative project with Anart Theatre. Rehearsals began in September and soon took on a life of its' own with a unique viewpoint and a carefree sense of humour.

This piece was devised by an integrated cast of people with learning disabilities and people without and performed at City Screen Basement Bar in York on December 13th and was a roaring success.

Hidden Tentacle Arts contributed to the production in several ways, including the building of a six foot castle turret and the making of some truly odd costumes.

Costume Design:
Nat Ellis
Emilie Topp
Set Design Team:
Katherine Mayger
Amy Clevan
Emilie Topp
Nat Ellis
Artistic Director:
Nat Ellis
Emilie Topp
Cast Members:
Nat Ellis
Emilie Topp

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