[ezcol_1third] [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] Perform in The Day the Patriarchy Died – The Day the Patriarchy Died will be a scratch script-in-hand performance curated and directed by Rebecca Manson Jones, an irreverent reflection on where we are and where we could be – on, as it now transpires, the day after the election. The performance is inspired by current events and the Old Coroner’s Court where … Continue reading Brockley/Lewisham Performers Wanted
After 2 years away, we’re delighted to be back on tour in SE4 creating a bespoke one off performance for the Brockley Max Festival on Thursday 9th June at 8pm. THE DAY THE PATRIARCHY DIED conceived and curated by Rebecca Manson Jones A scratch site-responsive evening of short scenes, monologues, poetry – possibly music – inspired by the little-known Coroner’s Court that we were lucky … Continue reading & Just Jones & is back at Brockley Max
Just Jones & has been thriving and surviving for 5 years and as I sit here listening (in fits and starts) to the livestream from the No Boundaries conference, I’m thinking about a lot of the things that have happened to us and because of us in those last 5 years. None of these adventures would be possible without the experience, steady hands and sense … Continue reading & are you or do you know our next Trustees?
The #Coptimists over at Julie’s Bicycle have been reminding us that agreement made in Paris last year becomes binding today and showed us some of the movers and shakers in arts who are trying to make climate change awareness and action a reality. We were delighted to be included in a small way! (2 mins 30 in – blink and you miss our artistic director … Continue reading Cop 22 is coming
At Just Jones & we like to build to work with artists we’ve built up relationships with over time and to invite new people to work with us so we keep our processes open, refreshed and are forced to revisit our biases and assumptions. Continue reading Meet the Artists in Our Happy City
Although the sums aren’t large, it feels like a lunar step forward for this independent touring company: it’s the first time we’ve been able to pay upfront fees to the creators to get scripting and work up the designs at the same time. Continue reading The sun has got its funding hat on!
Delighted to report that we dragged David Lane out of his beloved Bristol to get some quality writing time at King’s College. The next iteration of Artist in the Happy City is taking shape. Writing in coalition as we are is proving quite a challenge. We’re very much enjoying bending our heads round how our brains have so much in common but arrive at our … Continue reading April 2016 Artist in the Happy City – writing time
News: New is interesting is like being awake Our Artistic Director, Rebecca Manson Jones, has taken on a new challenge for 2016. As of Wednesday 3rd February, Rebecca is on the London-wide List for the Greater London Assembly representing the Women’s Equality Party.* You can follow her journey on her blog. *other political parties and candidates are available. Read Rebecca’s blog post about the cross overs between political … Continue reading Political Engagement and Audience Development
Having had a brilliant and bright 15 months curating this beautiful and inspiring building and community, we handed the keys back to Southwark Council so that we can focus this year on our next major tour. We wish our successors luck and joy, and look forward to seeing what happens next. Read Rebecca’s blog from Arts Professional Continue reading The Wells Way Pop Up project finished 31st March 2016.