pepper and honey digital

Pepper and Honey – Digital Premiere

Notnow Collective were delighted to receive funding from The Library Presents to create a digital version of “Pepper & Honey”. The world-premiere of Kristina Gavran’s play, delivered as a 2-part live audience experience*, took place on Saturday 12 (PART 1) and Saturday 19 (PART 2) December 2020.  Pepper & Honey had both an audio described and captioned option available for audiences. Pepper & Honey is a poignant, subtle and timely story about trying not to feel like a foreigner in ...

Call out: Parent Ambassador

Notnow Collective is looking for a Parent Ambassador for our audience development programme in collaboration with Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester. We are looking for an individual who is a parent/carer local to Leicester, and very well plugged into local parent-baby groups, activities and places and local parents network. This is a paid opportunity on a freelance contract basis (£15 per hour) ideally suited to an individual on the parental leave, stay-at-home parent or a part ...

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The Notnow RIGHTNOW digital micro-commissions

Notnow Collective is a migrant-led organisation based in the Midlands committed to platforming the voices and work of migrant, parent and carer artists. We are currently radically re-imaging the spaces within which we create and present work. As our response to this re-imagining we are offering three £700 micro commissions to inspire artists in playful exploration of digital medium and to re-think how you make work and how your audiences engage with it. Who are we looking for? ...

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Assistant Producer

We would like to invite applications for the position of ASSISTANT PRODUCER for the forthcoming digital commissions project, exploring caring/parenting as a migrant. Notnow Collective are a Midlands based migrant-artist led organisation that place voices less heard in the centre of their work, with particular focus on advocating for parent/carer, migrant and multilingual narratives and artists. We are looking for an early career creative, who identifies as a migrant or with migra ...

From the little’uns..

In Good Company and Notnow Collective Parent/Carer Consultation session, April 2019     Photo: Fernando   Notnow Collective did not get the ACE Emergency funding.   We cried. The uncertainty just became an even bigger space. So now, although we are small, with no real capital or loud voice, we want to make this weird position open and transparent. Take part in the choir of those voices who are not delighted nor relieved. Firstly, we acknowledge and a ...

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Proactive Pity Party

As individuals and organisations find out if their ACE emergency funding applications were successful, positive and negative news is flooding social media. We’re entering the Post-Emergency Funding Era. In solidarity with all the independent individuals and organisations who were unsuccessful in accessing financial support through the emergency fund, we propose a collective Zoom meeting to help us all acknowledge the positions we find ourselves in and for initiating thoughts around how ...

Call out: Parent Ambassador for “Pepper & Honey” in Edinburgh, Feb-March 2020

Are you a parent with a young baby? Do you attend activities and groups in Edinburgh with your baby? If the answer is YES, you could be just what we are looking for! Notnow Collective is looking for Parent Ambassadors for our audience development programme in collaboration with Assembly Roxy. The parent ambassador will work on helping reach audiences for Notnow Collective’s show Pepper & Honey, which will be performed at Assembly Roxy on 13 & 14 March 2020, with a ...

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Parents in Arts – Consultation Session

Presented by Notnow Collective and In Good Company Hosted by Derby Theatre In response to the recent conversations around issues and challenges parents in the arts face, In Good Company and Notnow Collective have teamed up to take action! We gathered (expecting or existing) parent/carer artists or creatives, whether currently working, on parental leave, or considering going back to work.  In this consultation session, we focused specifically on the Midlands region and the context in which ...

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PEPPER & HONEY – SPRING 2022 TOUR

Pepper & Honeyby Kristina GavranSo, what’s “home”? That’s the question Ana, a young Croatian woman, poses as she settles in the UK.Ana has been on a journey. Croatian born, she’s arrived in the UK, determined to make it home. As she focuses on life in this new land, she is haunted by the voice of her Grandma- calling for her to stay true to national identity and yearning for Ana to come home. As Grandma bakes her traditional Croatian pepper biscuits (believed to bring a loved one back home), ...

Call out: Sound Designer/Composer

Notnow Collective are looking for a Sound Designer/Composer to join our creative team for the forthcoming period of research and development, culminating in a preview performance at Derby Theatre on 30thMarch 2019. “Pepper and Honey” is a piece about migration, meaning of home, leaving and returning. The story is told through text and movement, and the on-stage live making and baking of traditional Croatian pepper biscuits. The piece is performed in both English and Croatian languages.  ...