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Cemaes Bay Peace Camp

Reading Time: 3 minutes At 8 points around the UK coastline there are peace camps. Produced by Artichoke, the people who brought La Machine to Liverpool, and in collaboration with Fiona Shaw the peace camps are glowing signals to embrace peace. They operate from dusk to dawn and are something quite special. Cemaes Bay is a little bay on […]

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The Moment When in Tatton Park

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final Moment When performance took place at the stunning Tatton Park. It’s been a while since I was there and it was a joy to photograph Cheshire Dance and Walk the Plank’s final piece in the Moment When trilogy.

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The Moment When in Warrington

Reading Time: 2 minutes Torrential rain made it almost impossible to shoot this event. I can’t imagine how hard it was to actually perform in it. I’d take a photo, wipe the lens, take a photo, wipe the lens, etc. Walk the Plank and Cheshire Dance did an incredible job in these conditions. I really enjoyed seeing it and […]

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The Olympic Torch Relay in Merseyside

Reading Time: 3 minutes Friday saw the Olympic Torch Relay arrive on the Wirral. I was in two minds about seeing it. On the one hand it is simply a guy holding a flaming bit of metal. Having been bombarded by adverts with athletes holding Subway sandwiches, showing off makeup products, and generally seeing every brand known to man […]

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The Moment When at Chester Racecourse

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Olympic Torch arrived in Chester on Monday and received a huge welcome. “The Moment When”, produced by Walk the Plank and Cheshire Dance

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Looping the Loop at Salford Quays

Reading Time: 2 minutes Looping the Loop, Salford Quays, 20th May 2012. Manchester officially welcomed the Olympic Torch to the UK with a stunning event at Salford Quays. Fireworks rained from the Lowry bridge as it rose above the canal while acrobats danced above in large rings. It was spectacular. I’ve never seen the bridge rise before so this […]