Story by Saleema Imam and Sarah Truman with photos by Polly Perkins. Sheffield Theatres organised the visit of Little Amal, a 3.5 metre puppet representing the journey of Syrian refugees, to Sheffield as part of [Read more]
Story by Danielle Fortier. Photos by Patrick Amber. Creators put their scarecrows on display outside their homes and everyone was welcome to follow the trail to view them and then vote for their favourite online, [Read more]
From Saturday 25th September, local artist Patrick Amber is running a series of weekly lantern making workshops at Abbeyfield House to prepare a welcome party for ‘Little Amal’, the giant puppet of a refugee girl [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]
It’s APPLE DAY this SUNDAY 19th September from 12 noon at Burngreave Cemetery North Chapel, Melrose Road, S3 9DN. Take along your own apples for juicing! Also features: Drawing and painting of starlings with Patrick [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]
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]
Looking for something to do during lockdown? Local Burngreave resident and puppet maker Patrick Amber has started a series of online YouTube tutorials on building puppets out of household junk like plastic packaging and broken [Read more]
Story by Graham Jones | Photos by Patrick Amber, Neill Schofield, Sarah Truman, Deborah Blencowe and Jackie Jones Local people had been preparing for the Beacons Lantern Procession for weeks: making arrangements, fantastic lanterns and [Read more]
Patrick Amber gives us his account of the Beacons Lantern Procession. With photos by Patrick Amber, Neill Schofield, Sarah Truman, Deborah Blencowe and Jackie Jones: “From my privileged position of workshop leader, I can tell [Read more]
Story by Patrick Amber | Photo by Robin at Khora, Athens Over 50,000 people are stranded in Athens having fled their homes in Syria and Afghanistan, heading for northern Europe. Last year my housemate [Read more]
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