Virginias Diary 2018-11-29T10:29:29+00:00

Virginias Diary

2201, 2019

IPAY Talk in Philadelphia

January 22nd, 2019|

Licketyspit goes to Philadelphia! On 15th January 2019, Virginia was part of a Scottish Children’s Theatre delegation to the IPAY International Showcase. International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) brings together specialist children’s theatre companies and venues from around the world. Licketyspit was supported by Imaginate and Creative Scotland to participate in the conference and explore possibilities for touring our shows in America. Our featured show was Hare & Tortoise, Virginia Radcliffe and Deborah Arnott’s fantastic adaptation of Aesop’s fable. Featuring the Bun Brothers, Mrs Doodah and the Spooky Wood! With [...]

911, 2018

Learning to communicate with words empowers children!

November 9th, 2018|

I spent the early years of Licketyspit writing, directing and producing big, complex shows for children and families (and acting in them too!). Licketyspit is rooted in theatre, and we continue to produce full scale productions, like Molly Whuppie at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016. We want to fire children’s imaginations and we can see that theatre is a fantastic tool to do this. But more than this, an experience of theatre can give an early years child a great store of material, a multi-layered experience they [...]

911, 2018

Virginias Diary Entry 2

November 9th, 2018|

Licketyspit is committed to joined-up thinking and exploring new ways that the widest possible range of children’s services can collaborate in achieving our shared goals. That’s why we work with Glasgow City Council, Scottish Adoption, The Scottish Refugee Council, and of course, all of our Storyplay Schools. It’s also why we hold regular CPD sessions, to share our learning and practice with children’s professionals working in a range of services and settings. As well as this, we regularly participate in conferences and symposia, where we meet children’s professionals [...]

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