YESTERDAY, on Sunday 27 June, the Royal Opera House presented a special performance of Puccini’s opera of passion, friendship and heartbreak: La bohème. One of the best-loved operas worldwide, this beautiful production by Richard Jones
HIGH House Production Park (HHPP) and Second Floor Studios CIC (SFS CIC) have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding to develop high quality and affordable maker workspace at the flagship Purfleet-on-Thames location.
THE Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is looking for a new Chairperson to lead its board in the final phase of the project. The Scheme want to appoint a Chair who is passionate about the landscapes across the Land of the Fanns and committed to the heritage of this fascinating area. The five-year […]
KINETIKA is delighted to announce that booking opens on 18 August for the rescheduled T100 walking, talking and making festival: T100 Calling – 12- 27 September. Over the five years that T100 has taken place, each year has had a different theme. This year join Kinetika for a series of walks and picnics along the […]
Community heritage and environment groups offered advice and expertise The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme has rescheduled its training programme which had to be postponed due to lockdown and now has even more to offer community groups who look after local heritage or environmental projects. The training is focussed on small charities and […]
Rare wonders and stories of transformation uncovered in tales from the Fanns Across the Land of the Fanns, stories have been gathered to tell the history and celebrate the people and places of the area The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme will celebrate all that is special and unique about the landscape it […]
T100 Calling – Out and About – Site visits for Mandala Makes THE team at Kinetika, the Purfleet-on-Thames-based outdoor arts organisation, have been out and about making site visits to places along the routes of this year’s T100 Walking Festival. Kinetika’s flagship community project, T100 moves to September for 2020 and, now in its sixth […]
PURFLEET-based outdoor arts organisation Kinetika is delighted to announce that its annual walking festival T100 has this year been invited to be part of the Totally Thames festival.
KINETIKA, the renowned arts organisation based in Purfleet, has been delighted to see an international response to its May Mandala project which is an open invitation to take part in this years’ Thurrock Walking Arts Festival – T100 Calling.
KINETIKA is delighted to announce that it has been successful in securing funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and will receive a grant to develop the T100 Walking, Talking & Making Festival into a local community run organisation over the next three years.
ARTIST Ali Pretty, Artistic Director of Purfleet-based arts company Kinetika and Les Morgan from Tilbury have been speaking at an event in London to tell people about their recent experience.
DO you have a story about your favourite place in the local area? It could be about your local woodland, community centre or favourite viewpoint. Whatever it is we would love to hear about it!
THE RETURN OF THE TILBURY CARNIVAL IS A SUCCESS FOR COMMUNITY A DAY of celebration was held in Tilbury at the weekend (Saturday 20 July) as the Tilbury Carnival returned for the local community. The celebrations and family fun began with a parade of more than 400 people started by Chairman of the Tilbury on […]
ALI Pretty and walkers on the T100 walking festival crossed the River Thames from Essex to Kent on Monday 15th July with some help from the Thames Estuary Yacht Club.
Outdoor arts organisation Kinetika, based in Purfleet.
TALENTED young designer Mahdi Hassan from Lansbury Lawrence Primary School in Poplar, East London is the winner of the Royal Opera House Design and Make Competition for Primary Schools.
1-7 June is National Volunteers’ Week and the Royal Opera House is lucky enough to have some very dedicated volunteers.
AS part of the Royal Opera House’s innovative scheme to provide apprenticeships across its backstage departments, two apprenticeships are now on offer in Thurrock at High House Production Park.
KINETIKA, the Purfleet-based internationally renowned arts organisation, is working in partnership with the Tilbury on the Thames Trust to create special silk flags for the Tilbury Carnival which is set to be revived this summer.
ARTISTS from Kinetika, the internationally renowned outdoor arts company based at High House Production Park in Purfleet, are heading west along the estuary to run a mini series of workshops at new creative studio Create98 in Leigh-on-Sea.
STUDENTS and staff from Royal Opera House Thurrock Trailblazer schools gathered together at the High House Production Park in Purfleet on Thursday 24 January to plan a carnival.
KINETIKA, the renowned international outdoor arts company, has been commissioned by the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir to create ten bespoke batik silk scrolls for International Women’s Day.
A NEW exhibition entitled A Stitch in Time will showcase the activities of the Royal Opera House in Thurrock and the work of the textile group Kite Spirit. The free exhibition will be on display at the Thameside Complex from Thursday 3 January until the beginning of February.
THE Royal Opera House is delighted that Thurrock Music Services, based at the High House Production Park in Purfleet, is a partner on the ROH Thurrock Trailblazer programme. Since September, Thurrock Music Services has been giving children across Thurrock even more opportunities to experience singing by running gospel music workshops in schools as part […]
ON Sunday 18 November, the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus performed in the Paul Hamlyn Hall at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The Chorus was there to take part in the Month of Sundays Festival.