Does it have to be ‘Go big or go home’?

Let us accept, for a moment, that the idea of a title like City of Culture, that passes from city to city and gives permission for the title-holder to freely play and experiment – to find out what it can achieve through a concentrated period of arts and cultural activity – is a good one.

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Now for that funding bid….

Pippa Church reflects on her Hatching Nest Residency

What a gift, this nest residency! 5, uninterrupted, (well, slightly interrupted by child care and snow) days of focus, pondering, wondering, dreaming, scheming and creating!

My aim going into this residency was to get closer to making a burning phoenix puppet, am I any closer to raising it….maybe just a funding application away!

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