As we head in earnest into creating We Will Be Happy Here, Just Jones & is excited about opening our process up into a new way of working. Now that we’re doing it, it is of course startlingly obvious but as a small company living in an ableist society, we hold our hands up. We haven’t yet engaged people with physical or sensory disabilities to … Continue reading Enter A Performer onto a level playing space
The geek in me loves that it’s performed in ancient greek with English subtitles. Most of us won’t understand the words but through the music in the language, you can hear the women calling us from across the centuries and cheering us on. For me, she’s telling us both that there is no time like the present and that all times are like the present – until the women change them. Continue reading Lysistrata – A break from canvassing and …. a reason to inspire us to do it.
[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
On Saturday 8th April I did what I find myself increasingly doing these days, I left the sanctuary of my South East London garden, (the first really sunny Saturday of the year) and got on a tube to central London to sit in an underground room with a bunch of strangers. In the last two years I’ve become an activist and like many others, I’ve … Continue reading She can’t keep quiet and we mustn’t either
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?
I’m having a gloriously music filled morning thanks to my new hearing list from jazz composer Issie Barratt. Source: Home Continue reading Helena Kay
In November we had a great time at Arts Depot in Barnet, London. We asked what make us go to the barricades to defend our Happy City and what is the slogan we’d take with us…. Continue reading & Manifesto for Happy – Barnet