Our Projects

Click Clever Tales

Click Clever Tales is a ‘Spin Off’ from our highly successful project Click Clever.  We aim to give children an introduction to internet safety for aged 5 – 6 years.  Our aim is to teach children how to use the internet and give them an insight into the dangers they may face online and in their everyday lives.  This project has […]

Once Upon a Story

Once Upon a Story was a fun project designed to get parents and young children to discover their creative side at Hull Central Library. This project was funded by the National Lottery: Awards For All scheme.

The sessions promoted learning about art, music and storytelling. Our creative artist Jess Aylen, was at hand to help the families make props. David Barton, a professional musician created […]

Colours of Music 2015

In 2015, we used the Maori folk-tale Maui Tames The Sun. We used three artists, Gary Hammond on percussion, Emily Crossland on the Gamelan a traditional Javanese Instrument, and Liz Dees creating shadow puppetry. The story was enhanced by the percussion orchestra creating a sound scape to match the story.

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A Child of War

A Child of War was commissioned as part of the Untold Stories Hull Project funded by Hull City Council Library and Roots & Wings.

The project tells the untold story of Jean Willerton and her evacuation from war torn Hull during the Second World War. The story has original and popular music of the period.

The story covers Jean’s three evacuations and her […]

The 60s – The Decade that Changed The World

‘The Decade That Changed the World’ is a project about the 60’s which Spin Off Productions devised as part of the Humber Mouth Festival 2014.

The project looks at the 60’s and the events that happened in the decade that have had significance on how we live today.

The project includes two plays, the first of which What’s Going On, is a […]

Herring Girls

Working with Artlink and Hull City Council, Spin Off Productions as part of the promotion of for Follow The Herring project and play ‘Get Up and Tie Your Fingers’ which was performed at Hull Truck Theatre.

The project took place in libraries and schools as a joint venture funded by The Ice Co. The play showed the audience life through the […]

Mythical Maze

Spin Off Productions has been commissioned for the fourth year to help the Hull Libraries promote the National Reading Challenge.

In this years production Honor Pallant has written a performance to take the actors to the centre of the Mythical Maze. The two walkers go on an adventure to the centre of the maze. On their way they meet Ezam the […]

Click Clever

In partnership with KCOM Click Clever is an e-safety learning initiative aimed at KS2 pupils. Developed and written by Gerald Fox, Click Clever addresses key issues of cyber bullying and staying safe online in the world of social media.  Click clever has been touring Hull and the East Riding for the past 3 years and has visited over 90 schools […]

Shaking Shakespeare

Shaking Shakespeare was an exciting and innovative introduction to Shakespeare for KS2 (years 4, 5 & 6) pupils funded by Hull City Arts & the Hull Library Service. We travelled back in time to meet the immortal bard himself, the audience had the chance to ask him some probing questions, find out all about Elizabethan theatre and then watch a […]

Creepy House

Commissioned by Hull Library services,two teams toured primary schools in Hull area to promote participation in the National Summer Reading Challenge. Written by Honor Pallant, featuring shadow puppets created by Liz Dees and with original music by David Barton. Spinoff Productions once again contributed to record numbers of Hull children signing up and completing the challenge.

Due to the success of […]

Freedom Wall

Freedom Wall was a 2013 Humbermouth commission inspired by Martin Luther King’s famous I have a dream speech. Children and adults of all ages and abilities were invited to come and join one of Spinoff’s talented visual artists at a local library to help create Hull’s very own Freedom Wall. Participants were encouraged to paint, write, draw, scribble and doodle […]

Cat in the Hat

We encouraged young children between the ages of 5 and 8 to enjoy the magic of Dr Seuss and his rhythmical stories. 30 children at a time, watched in a 3-dimensional way the poem come to life.  Afterwards, they took part in a workshop which related to a performance they have just seen. […]