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News

On this page you will find a brief overview of The Hands-On Company and any relevant news about our work.

Please also visit our blog at joannabryant.blogspot.com

Living History and Storytelling in Primary Schools.

09/Mar/17

It doesn’t feel much like spring today, but we are enjoying the longer days here at The Hands-On Company. ...more

Hello 2017

12/Jan/17

A new year of puppetry and drama with The Hands-On Company. ...more

2016.

02/Feb/16

Changes to workshops, new short films and a new website. ...more

2015

19/Jan/15

The Hands-On Company welcomes 2015 with enthusiasm and wellbeing :-) ...more

Welcome to the new academic year.

07/Sep/14

It's September 2014 and we are raring to go. ...more

We wish our gap-years all the very best at university as they leave us for the end of this academic year.

31/Jul/14

It has been so much fun to work with them, and I am so happy they will continue to work with us when they come back for the holidays. ...more

A big welcome to Josh, Becky and Tasha.

18/Feb/14

A delayed welcome to our role players for this year. They are a talented bunch with drama and puppetry skills at the forefront of their passions. ...more

Where is Rudolph?

22/Nov/13

I am so excited about the new Christmas show we are working on at the moment. ...more

January 2013

29/Jan/13

We are keeping warm here at Hands-On, but only because most of the puppets are so hairy! ...more

Welcome to The Hands-On Company

28/Sep/12

We have just completed two weeks of training and induction for our seven new role players... ...more

May 2012

14/May/12

Changes are coming ...more

March 2011

08/Mar/11

Puppets for Sale! ...more

February 2011

16/Feb/11

I took a large van up to Huddersfield at the end of January ...more

New information for 2010

05/Sep/10

I always feel that September is the beginning of the year for me. ...more

Highlights of 2009

20/Sep/09

Pottytree Puppets has enjoyed an exciting beginning of this year. ...more

Highlights of 2007

24/Feb/08

2007 was a very busy year for me with more puppet sessions being booked in infant, junior and secondary schools, festivals, carnivals, village halls and youth centres. ...more

Company Background

01/Jan/07

I wrote the Mrs Pottytree stories with the hope of creating a simple text that could be used to encourage role play scenarios between children and their carers ...more