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Visiting old haunts in Ventnor

I am travelling to Ventnor, on the Isle of Wight next week. I am so excited to visit a place where some of my ancestors lived, but where I have never been! Ventnor Library’s  Tanith Hicks and Andrew Walker are hosting my visit, and I will be doing three events for them at the library. […]

Night Visit – performance storytelling for adults

“I had heard my Grandfather’s stories of spirits many times, but the events were so strange, I was never sure if I’d really heard them, exaggerated them, or invented them myself.” Night Visit is the culmination of my year long residency of performances and research at The Swedenborg Society. This experimental storytelling performance traces the cultural history of […]

Night Visit – researching a story

I am deep in researching and creating ‘Night Visit’ the culmination of my artist residency at The Swedenborg Society. The performance will be premiered on 20 October 2012 as part of  The Bloomsbury Festival. Swedenborg was born in Stockholm in 1688 and died in London in 1772. He found London a place where he could unreservedly explore his […]