It was a bright cold day in January as I waited outside on the steps of St Peter’s Italian Church in Clerkenwell. I was waiting for Fabio, our Italian friend and translator. [I love italian but my accent is far better than my vocab or ability so his help was crucial] The ceiling of the […]
On Sunday 17th November, Filament celebrated 10 years of making work. We marked the occasion at the 7 Dials Club, Covent Garden with cast members from our very first show, choir members who took part in the last performances of ‘Earth Makes No Sound’, commissioners, board members, audience members and friends! Of course, we sang […]
On the 16th of August we visited Great Ormonde Street Hospital with excerpts of ‘Earth Makes No Sound’. We had previously visited to look around the hospital and find places where we might be able to sing but also move – and make sure that this wouldn’t interfere with the patients and staff needing to […]
We had a wonderful week leading ‘Songs to Make Stories’ at Southbank Centre during February half term. 21 participants created songs and wrote stories and performed their work in front of a packed audience in the Clore Ballroom on Friday 17th February 2017. There’s some pictures here!
As part of a rolling programme that brings arts opportunities to residents of Newham, (and as part of our residency at Stratford Circus) Filament have been invited to lead a series of workshops at East Ham Library for local families. Starting on 13th February, our story and songmaking workshops will be running in the library […]