Story and photos by Martin Currie. Our attempt to get a sculpture for Abbeyfield Park has taken a step closer to reality. We managed to get funding for public consultation, and initial design work, by [Read more]
If you’re thinking our Messenger pigeon logo this issue looks more like a pterosaur, then you’re not wrong. Made out of Play-Doh, it was created by Martin Currie at one of the sculpture workshops hosted [Read more]
Story by Martin Currie Pitsmoor University, based in Abbeyfield house, is in trouble. Meeting once a month, and based on the concept that everybody is an expert on something, the lectures, talks and conversation, have [Read more]
Story by Martin Currie. Photo by James Woollen. Patrick Amber, the local artist we now share with Greece, was on top form during his last visit home. Along with Gary Manton, he gatecrashed the Nottingham [Read more]
Weekend rain meant the Puppet Picnic had to be postponed, but it is BACK ON for Saturday 10th July 2 -6 pm in Abbeyfield Park. There will be puppet making and performance workshops, puppets you [Read more]
UPDATE: PUPPET PICNIC POSTPOSED – For anyone who was hoping to be at this Saturday’s Puppet Picnic, it has unfortunately been rained off an postponed to NEXT Saturday, 10th July. Likos the Dog invites you [Read more]
I have always drawn, and the Messenger played a big part in my artistic development. I love creating a ridiculous joke every issue, and in such times as these I think it’s important to find [Read more]
James Woollen interviews author Laura Stewart and illustrator Patrick Amber Photos by Carl Rose and James Woollen According to Laura, “The crows know is a story about the noises crows make.” Her original inspiration was [Read more]
Story by Stan Skinny | Photo by Martin Currie A group of volunteers have helped transform the community room in Abbeyfield House and provide a great new space for the community to use. The room [Read more]
Story by Martin Currie A new radio station is launching at noon on Sunday 22nd March. Well actually, it’s a set of local podcasts, updated every week. We are producing our first shows now, but [Read more]
Story by Kevin Stapleton | Photo by Peter Applerock The Cheap Thrills Zero Budget Film Festival made another successful visit to Pitsmoor in November, based this year around a theme of ‘heroes.’ Masks and capes [Read more]
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