OUr team

JUDY CONNOR

Having first trained in fine art and printmaking, Judy turned to community arts in 2003 encouraging ‘creativity with a purpose’ in many settings. Judy has gained a wide experience of making large scale puppets and lanterns, running workshops, project planning, fundraising & organizing events, including parades involving up to 3500 people. Judy’s most recent project is ‘Bradford Belles’, a performance group for older women countering an accepted view of older women through humour and street performance.

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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