Whistlers at Inside Out Dorset

We were delighted to at long last to bring The Whistlers to Inside Out Dorset at Symondsbury Estate (with Covid messing with plans along the way). Dorothy Max Prior, Editor of Total Theatre wrote a review of the Festival, including the Whistlers in the joyous mix. You can read it HERE – thank you Max!

Stover Park

We have been working with the fantastic team at Stover Park near Newton Abbot, to see how we might help them in their future plans to bring performance to the park – in a way that complements the natural environments that can be found there. We met with some volunteers who spend much of their… Continue reading Stover Park

The Whistlers on Tour: a tale of Covid, Brexit and Climate change

In June 2019 Red Herring Productions received a commission from Green Carpet – a relatively new consortium of four arts organisations from France, Belgium and the UK. We were commissioned to create a show that would be developed through a series of residencies in each place, returning 3 months later to perform in each place… Continue reading The Whistlers on Tour: a tale of Covid, Brexit and Climate change

The Relief of Playing in Lockdown Pt 2

Playing with Sound For two days we worked with Thor McIntyre Burnie – sound artist extraordinaire – to explore some technology and to make some decisions around our touring kit.  I should explain: the premise for our show is that a small group of Whistlers have arrived in a wood. These are an ancient tribe… Continue reading The Relief of Playing in Lockdown Pt 2

The Relief of Playing in Lockdown Pt 1

In the middle of March 2020, thanks to Arts Council England and lottery players across the country, Kim Tilbrook and I met with Ali Houiellebecq and Barnie Gibbons to pick up the threads of our project – The Whistlers – that had remained dormant for a year. Whirligig Woods is the wonderful outdoor creation space… Continue reading The Relief of Playing in Lockdown Pt 1

A Trip to the Sea in a Box

A Trip to the Sea in a Box enables you to enjoy a sense of the seaside from the comfort of your own home. £7.00 each inc. postage Inside the box, you’ll find a series of hand picked objects and a cotton blindfold that enables you to enjoy an immersive touch tour experience alongside the… Continue reading A Trip to the Sea in a Box

What is creative walking?

An essay by Paschale Straiton Walking in nature is a calming and often meditative activity – stepping in syncopation with your rhythmic heartbeat. Walking with other people is strangely connecting – walkers often begin to synchronise their steps and strangers discover something in common through the act of sharing the present, unique moment. As such,… Continue reading What is creative walking?

Social DisDance

We are happy to have been invited by the Burton Art Gallery to run a series of Silent Discos in Victoria Park on the 8th and 15th August 2020, social distancing rules permitting. DJ Local Honey from the fabulous Club Click outfit in Brighton has helped us to produce an amazing set list. So we… Continue reading Social DisDance