A woman in a silver leotard, firing a bow and arrow with her feet! Very fit, slightly camp young men jumping on to seesaws and landing on each others’ shoulders! A smiling girl whirling around a ribbon high above our heads – with no safety net! And best of all, my kids, staring absolutely AGOG in […]
This year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, the author and illustrator of the eccentric, magical and beloved Moomintroll books. Both in her native Finland and around the world, there are events, exhibitions and reprints and new editions of her beloved books.
Wishworks is performing their puppet show The Terror of the Deep at the Railway Land’s Festival of Water this Sunday, 23 June. From what I’ve heard about their shows – and read about this one – it sounds enchanting. In line with the festival’s aquatic theme, the show takes an irreverent look at marine conservation. […]