Zoe Murphy is working on a design for a piece of furniture bespoke to the Cooke’s building and using designs which came through the workshops, so everyone participating should see something of their design in her final piece. Zoe says … Continue reading
It was great to pay another visit to Cooke’s studios last month and work with the volunteers in a new ‘printing the past’ workshop. After the fantastic images that were made in the last sessions, creating computer-generated patterns based on … Continue reading
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As much as I love my southern seaside town I always enjoy leaving in order to learn more about other UK coastal communities, and my week up in Barrow recently was no exception. After I was contacted by Signal Films, … Continue reading
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The third and final afternoon tea was a more quiet affair but eventful all the same. Residents from Risedale were guests once more and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Burt was very lively and sang songs from his youth and a few … Continue reading
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If anybody doubted for a moment that the second afternoon tea could not live up to the success of the first then all doubts were blown away! It went absolutely swimmingly! Once again Signal was transformed into a 1950’s themed … Continue reading
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Our first Afternoon Tea at ‘Cooke’s’ was held on Tuesday 17th April – and for most of our guests the last time they walked in the building was to do a day’s work some 40 or more years ago! This … Continue reading
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The Cooke’s Studios are buzzing at the moment with activity on the new Cooke’s Creative Project. For more information about the project or Signal Film and Media click on the above blog menu as put together recently by Rachel Capovila. … Continue reading
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