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.
A link to the R&D with Amy Ng’s exciting new play: Acceptance for the Vibrant Festival at Finborough 2015 https://justrmjandmribsen.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/acceptance-rd-workshop/ Continue reading Acceptance R&D November 2015
‘Acceptance’ for Vibrant 2015 October 28, 2015 Vibrant 2015 is Finborough Theatre’s annual showcase of new writing. The festival features twelve staged readings between 25 October–12 November 2015. Just Jones & will be presenting a staged reading of ‘Acceptance’ by Amy Ng on Monday (th November (in association with Yellow Earth Theatre) as part of the festival and they’ve been in the rehearsal space at Wells Way Pop Up preparing for their performance. … Continue reading Acceptance R&D Workshop
October 19, 2015 As part of The Big Draw 2015 – Just Jones & and Blank Canvas are joining forces to find out if a picture is worth 1,000 words – and we need your help! We have a series of FREE workshops planned where you can get involved and DRAW, CURATE, WRITE and WATCH…! ACT 1: We are looking for your drawings, doodles, sketches… anything that tells a story which you want … Continue reading The Big Draw…. and the little write!
by Oli Perrins A tyrannosaurus rex stalked along the walls as robots built multifunctional ovens. Cultures of the world united to create a stunning mask map while adventurers delved into the fascinating world of bees. Melodies were created from household rubbish as explorers searched the hinterland for a myriad of feathered friends. All of these seemingly disparate events took place under just one roof, that … Continue reading Our Fun Palaces Weekend Extravaganza!
[ezcol_1third] [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] The Wells Way Pop Up Fun Palace 2015 In 1961, Theatre Director Joan Littlewood and architect Cedric Price conceived the Fun Palace as a ‘laboratory of fun’, ‘a university of the streets’. It was to be a temporary and movable home to the arts and sciences that would welcome children and adults alike. This wasn’t possible in … Continue reading Fun Palace @ Wells Way Pop Up 2015
This weekend we’re taking part in Open House London an annual celebration of some of London’s hidden gems of architecture and design. Drop into Wells Way Pop Up anytime between 1pm and 6pm on Saturday or Sunday to take a closer look at this beautiful, historic building, see the Friends of Burgess Park exhibition “Making of a Modern Park” and dream how this wonderful building could be used in the … Continue reading Open House Sneak Peek…!
It’s all hotting up amongst the Fun Palace makers up and down the country this week. Here at Wells Way Pop Up we are highlighting the local and the global. If you check out the artist miles in our Fun Palace it’s pretty impressive! We’ve got mask-making with an international twist, permaculture/hiphop, lighting design, composition, construction, deconstruction, neural networks, soil studies, THE BIG DRAW & the … Continue reading Fun, Palatial & our 1st Birthday
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