September 2015

TOADS PROJECT MANAGER TO ADVISE ON MOTHS!

Clare Huby, who project managed the award-winning and highly successful ’Larkin with Toads’ public art project, is to advise Amy Johnson Festival on ‘A Moth for Amy’. ‘Larkin with Toads’ was part of the 2010 Larkin25 programme commemorating the life and work of poet and librarian, Philip Larkin. The 40 artist decorated fibreglass toads stole […]

MOTH PROTOTYPE TAKES SHAPE

The festival’s mass public art project ‘A Moth for Amy’ has moved one step closer with the first casting of the two part fibreglass shells of the Moth. The moth original was created by Skipsea-based sculptor, Saffron Waghorn, pictured here with the prototype. After scanning her sculpture, Ideal Standard made a full-size mould in their […]

UNIVERSITY OF HULL GRADUATE JOINS TEAM

Jacob Zobkiw, who recently graduated from University of Hull with a Historical Studies PhD, had joined the Amy Johnson Festival team as International Programme Officer. He will be making contact with cultural organisations all along Amy Johnson’s flightpath from England to Australia – from Vienna to Brsibane – to invite them to re-discover Amy’s connection […]