Category: Community projects

Projects which were specially commissioned, or were part of working with the local community

The Dave Pearson Studio

The Dave Pearson Studio shares its space with Apna Rossendale - this explains what links the two organisations.

/ September 3, 2018

Apna Rossendale

Apna Rossendale is a community resource based in the Dave Pearson Studio. Founded by Arry Nessa and Bob Frith it provides a space mainly for local women from South Asian heritage to meet

/ September 2, 2018

2018 The Moonwatcher

A short tour of stories partly derived from interviews with members of the South Asian communities in Rossendale

/ September 1, 2018

2014-18 Different Moons

A three year community project based in Haslingden, and working mainly with women and young people from the local South Asian communities

/ September 1, 2018

2009 Deep Time Cabaret

An experimental and cabaret-type show developed for a small cast

/ September 1, 2018

1998 The Boo and Beyond the Boundary

In 1998 Horse + Bamboo took ownership of a new workshop, which enabled the company to open its own venue, The Boo.

/ August 31, 2018

1994/6/7 Westminster Easter Events

In 1994 and 1996 I was invited to direct the Good Friday events at Westminster. A parade from Central Hall via the Cathedral to the Abbey, where we finished with a performance in the Abbey.

/ August 31, 2018

Community Events – 1985 Wolviston, 1987 Pilton

During the 1980s we worked on a number of large-scale community residencies, each culminating in a series of events including parades, performances and site-specific artwork

/ August 30, 2018
Crib at Manchester Cathedral

1984 Manchester Cathedral Crib

A specially commissioned crib and dedication ceremony at Manchester Cathedral

/ August 30, 2018

1981 – 2006 Guided Imagery

Immersive and large-scale projects specially created for people with learning differences.

/ August 28, 2018

1978 onwards – Community Fires, Horse-Fairs and Parades

Projects created for and with local communities

/ August 28, 2018