Rowbot Street Ltd is an innovative arts production organisation that works with young people and local community groups to create imaginative short films, animations and puppet projects. The aim of the organisation is to produce work in such a way that
- engages people and local groups in the development of small arts projects
- encourages people to express their views through different arts media
- helps people develop skills and confidence in using an arts approach
- offers opportunities outside formal education to try new skills and work with others
- Tackles issues and subject matter through the use of media
The Cat the Mice and the Night Before Christmas, Puppet Show 2019
It’s Christmas Eve and its time for the annual mice Christmas party. Join Milly the Mouse and Buster the cat as they try to have the best Christmas eve ever.
The performance was suitable for 2-4 year olds and used, puppets,music and a traditional crankie to tell the story of the best Christmas eve. The show was specifically developed for library spaces and was performed in 2019.
Spring into Phab video project 2019
Spring into Phab is a local young peoples group based in Trinity Centre in Clitheroe. The group were award Children in Need funding in 2019. Part of the funding was used to create a promotion video about the centre and the type of activities that are available.
Dan worked with the group over three months filming and creating animation.
We Are Suffragists, Heritage Lottery Fund 2017
‘We are Suffragists’ was a HLF funded project, which ran in 2017
The project focused on the untold stories of local Suffragists in East Lancashire. We worked with local groups of volunteers to research and explore the untold stories of these women. We looked Selina Cooper collection at Lancashire Archives and micro fische to We produced a video, which was a dramatization of those stories, focusing of the Pilgrimage of Suffrage in 1913.
Pals For Life, Heritage Lottery Fund, 2015-2016
Pals for Life was an 18 month project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The project focused on three areas Preston, Salford and East Lancashire. In each area Rowbot Street worked with adult volunteers to research stories about local Pals in the First World War. They then took all the research and created three short films, which were screened at the Imperial War Museum as part of the centenary.