OUr team

Uzma kazi-hilton

Uzma has always had a natural curiosity about people, things and their stories. She trained in theatre design and created set, costumes, props and puppets for a range of site specific theatre spaces in the UK. She has also explored her interests of grassroots community work in Bradford, often co-creating social or creative meeting spaces to chat, discover, learn or make. Uzma is a qualified art therapist and has a keen interest in community arts and healing through creativity. She has also devised, performed and puppeteered with Cecil Green Arts over the years.

Harry Kingham

Harry was first introduced to giant puppets in 1998 at Belfast’s Beat Initiative. Since then he has worked on street parades around the country and with ‘In the Heart of the Beast’ puppet theatre in the USA. He has a background in street circus performance, having studied physical theatre at Hope Street in Liverpool.
Harry is committed to the spirit of community that is built during the creation of art and theatre, whether that is stilt walking workshops or creating banners with refugees.

 

Katie Jones

Katie has always had a heart for beauty and community. She first studied sculpture at art college then later gained a professional community worker qualification and job in estates in Bradford. She has many years of experience delivering workshops and visual art projects in both the UK and abroad and loves to make things. She believes in the inherent creativity in everyone and sees the arts as key to building understanding and collaboration between people.

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