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
Works in progress, writing time, rehearsals and sharings are the powerhouse behind a lot of UK theatre/live performance and what makes it so very, very good and world renowned Continue reading & Support Our New Show
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
This weekend in London an amazing array of free installations and outdoor events has been created by world-leading artists to commemorate the Great Fire of London. Giant tanks of water, massive domino runs, huge fire installations, a wonderful recreation in timber created by young people acquiring skills and improving life chances…. In amongst this a conversation about how this moment of fire and awful destruction – which left … Continue reading On making theatre in a sea of change
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
To change the world Here’s a reflection from Rebecca on the grass roots response to the state of our politics. https://justrmjandmribsen.wordpress.com/category/creative-process/ Continue reading You don’t have to be JP Sartre ….
We started talking about this show in 2010/11 and inbetween we have worked on many other projects and many crazy things of extreme cruelty and extreme generosity have occurred around the world.
The project has evolved several times and since its start, one of us has had two children, one of us stood as a political candidate and one of us has designed a timber oak ceiling which will outlive us all. Continue reading Origins of A Happy City
Summer Theatre Project for young people aged 14 – 19 3rd – 15th August 2015 Just Jones &’s first participatory project with Wells Way Pop Up takes place in August 2015. We are currently looking for young people to explore both the potentials of the theme of creating and living in the happy cities of the future and to develop work in an interactive and … Continue reading I Dream a Happy City