Author Archives: lizzyhobbs

Water Folk at the Hackney Picturehouse

We are really pleased to announce that Water Folk is going to show before a Project Wild Thing today at The Hackney Picturehouse.  There will be a full house.  Project Wild Thing looks really brilliant, a funny yet serious documentary, all … Continue reading

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At last! The wriggly bugs

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Queen Elizabeth Park bugs

We ran Water Folk drawing and dipping workshops for The Big Draw last weekend.     The reed beds in The Queen Elizabeth Park in the park are teeming with life and during the course of the day particpants recorded this footage … Continue reading

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Big Draw

    Do come and join us for a day of messing about with a pencil at the newly opened Queen Elizabeth Park, Stratford. We will be fishing around with our nets to see what we can find in the … Continue reading

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Water Folk, the film

You can see the Water Folk film here or here or here too 

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Friday night

Here is my favourite photo from Friday evenings fantastic premiere.  The image shows Malcolm giving a fascinating insight into his research. As you can see, the audience was totally captivated.  Hydar Dewachi took many wonderful photos,  we will post more … Continue reading

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Mechanical gears

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Emily and I  are really pleased for Water Folk to have been featured alongside Malcolm Burrow’s  fantastic new research, the discovery of mechanical gears in jumping insects, which is getting so much interest in the press at the moment. Amazing. We … Continue reading


The Grand Premiere

We hope you’ll come if you can to our grand premiere this Friday 13th.  Lucky for us, because the sun will shine all evening despite the forecast, unlucky for the bugs that we’ll be swishing around for in our pond … Continue reading

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The launch of the Floating Cinema

What a balmy, busy night, and how fantastic to see that boat at last!  UP Projects are just amazing.  It was a bit of a race against time but  our Water Folk film was finished as well yesterday.  We didn’t … Continue reading

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Our final classroom workshop

In our last day in the classroom  Malcolm brought a microscope from his lab, through which everyone had a good look at the daphnia and mosquito larvae.  He gave us all a talk and tips about insect bodies, and how … Continue reading

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