Productions

A new sister website

Making the most of the lockdown, Meg and Ben are working on a new website for Meg’s solo work. The new site will include her current sculpture, films, exhibitions, and drawings, and earlier personal work which has been rather uncomfortably squatting, for want of a home, at Nutmeg. The Nutmeg site will function as an …read more…

Sculpture in the Valley 2020 cancelled

Meg’s work was selected for the new Waveney and Blyth Arts Sculpture event on the theme of  Reflections on Landscape at Potton Hall, Westleton, Suffolk. (read more) Barely had the artists met for the first site visit on March 14th, when the lockdown occurred. Any development of the situation, or on-line versions of artists’ work …read more…

Raveningham Sculpture Trail 2020

Meg’s work has been selected for the 2020 Sculpture Trail at Raveningham, Norfolk. Following the theme – Creative Odyssey – she is now working on two new pieces, taking as a starting point (read more) her 2019 bronze ‘Swan Woman in the Brambles’. The Trail will run from Saturday 1st to Monday 31st August, 10am …read more…

Apple Pip at the Cider and Song Festival

Back by Popular request!   Saturday October 19th 2019  11.30 and 2.30 for 3 – 6 year olds or a family audience At the Cider and Song Festival at the Museum of East Anglian Life, MEAL, Iliffe Way, Stowmarket, IP14 1DE First produced in 2003 with Suzanne Arnold performing, Meg designing and scriptwriting, and Iklooshar …read more…

Kinodrome Cinema at Folk East 2019

If you are coming to Folk East this weekend 16th – 18th August, call in at the Kinodrome cinema tent.   Lots of wonderful contemporary and archive films on show from 10 am – 10pm daily. Many of the films will be introduced by the film makers. For the full schedule, visit the Folk East …read more…

Meg’s new work at Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail 2019

Visit the W.V.S. Trail to see Meg’s two new pieces – an experiment in materials new to her. Two heads, two kinds of entanglement in the Woven Woodland. No 13 on the Trail. Swan Woman in the Brambles – bronze (made with the assistance of Jim Racine/Butley Mills) is entangled and breaking out. The piece …read more…

Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail 2019

Meg’s work has been selected again to exhibit at Waveney and Blyth Arts annual sculpture trail: https://waveneyvalleysculpturetrail.com/ She’s been looking for more durable materials for her work. Inspired by seeing bronzes that incorporate natural materials made by sculptors from Butley Mills, and excited by the alchemy of Renaissance bronze casting, Meg is in the process …read more…

Calling East Anglian short-film makers

We are now programming Folk East Electric Kinodrome 16th – 18th August 2019.  https://www.folkeast.co.uk We are looking for short locally-made independent animation and live action films, made by professionals, artists, students, and young people, preferably with a folk or local interest theme. In return for introducing your film in the Kinodrome cinema tent, we can …read more…

Retrospective Exhibition

40 years of Puppet Making by Meg Amsden. Upstairs Gallery, Craftco, 40A High Street, Southwold, Suffolk. IP18 6AE 2 – 27th November 2018 – Gallery open every day apart from Wednesdays. 10 – 5, Sun 11 – 4. Closed 1 – 2 for lunch. 01502 723211 https://www.craftco.co.uk About 50 puppets from 40 years of work, …read more…

Apple Pip back on tour!

Joy Haynes (director)  and Meg Amsden (performer) have been working on a new version of Nutmeg’s much loved show Apple Pip. First performance: Saturday October 20th at 11.30 and 2.30 2018 At the Cider and Song Festival at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Iliffe Way, Stowmarket, IP14 1DE https://www.eastanglianlife.org.uk/ (read more)