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New film at Moving Arts East 2016

  Catch Meg’s new film “Tai Chi with Carol Wrigley” at Moving Arts East Celebration of Dance and Film at The Cut Halesworth this Sunday 20th November. On view in the foyer, on a loop from 7 pm. Filmed at Carol’s Monday night class summer 2016 at the Waveney Centre Beccles

Island of Trees wins “Public Vote” Prize

Waveney and Blyth Arts http://waveneyandblytharts.com announces that Island of Trees has won the Public Vote, one of three prizes at the River Waveney Sculpture Trail! More than 3000 people visited the Trail between 12th Aug and 4th Sept. W&B Newsletter says, “We were overwhelmed by the numbers of people who cast a vote ….. and …read more…

Spooky Folk at Eastfolk Kinodrome

Not to be missed at Folk East – this Saturday 20th August 4 p.m. at the Eastfolk Kinodrome. Films made by Suffolk women – Meg Amsden, Debra Hyatt, Mel Horwood, and Pam Harling Challis – including Spooky Folk, Coastal Dances, and Dreaming of Doggerland. Full daily Kinodrome programme at the Festival of rare archive film, …read more…

Weird and Wonderful Wood

Come and make wild puppets from natural materials with Nutmeg, at Weird and Wonderful Wood. Drop-in workshops developed specially for this unique festival. Lots of other lovely activities to do with wood; music, theatre, games, local food and drink, nice things to buy. Sat 14th May 10.30 – 6.00 and Sun 15th May 10.30 – …read more…

River Waveney Sculpture Trail 2016

A new installation by Meg has been selected for Waveney & Blyth Arts Sculpture Trail at the River Waveney Centre, Earsham, Norfolk. Exhibition will run from August 12th – Sept 4th 2016 – every Friday to Sunday, plus August bank holiday Monday. Meg plans to transform the Grove of Pan with more creatures made of …read more…

Outlandish Knight at INK Festival – programme change

New Spooky Folk film no 4: The Outlandish Knight has been selected for the  INK Festival at The Cut, Halesworth, IP19 8BY. Sat 9th and Sun 10th April 2016 Short films: 11am – 12.30, 1.30pm – 3.00, 4.00 – 5.30 both days Sat 7.30 – 9.00, Sun 6.30 – 8.00. Outlandish Knight is the last …read more…

Pip’s Wildlife Garden available again from June

Nutmeg Puppet Co now taking summer bookings for nursery and primary schools, outdoor events and festivals, parties and small theatres. Starring Molly Barrett. A show for all the family, perfect for 2 – 6 yr olds. Read more about the show here.

A new co-production for Nutmeg

Meg has started work with Molly Barrett of KinAesthetic Theatre, co-devising and directing a show about her ancestor, Mary English (working title) http://www.kinaesthetictheatre .co.uk Funded by The Arts Council and supported by Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016 and Norwich Arts Centre, the work-in-progress, will premiere at Norwich Puppet Theatre on Saturday 28th May at 2:30pm …read more…

Applied Puppetry talk at SOUP night Feb 25th

Meg has been invited to give a talk on applied puppetry at the Curious School of Puppetry SOUP night on Feb 25th. 6.30 – 9pm in Bethnal Green, London. Tickets £6 min. towards their development fund, with added soup and chat! See their website for further details and booking http://curiouspuppetry.com/group-soup/ Meg will talk about her …read more…