Introduction

An all-night vigil and 24 hour pilgrimage around the streets and green spaces of Liverpool, inspired by the fairy tale The Handless Maiden, and the personal stories of people living and working in the city of Liverpool.

Finding Us

Finding Us On Our Journey

If you are choosing to meet us during our journey when we are travelling between various locations you can use this link to track movements of The Handless Project over our journey. This tracking program will be updated once we reach important locations and means you will be able to find us without searching too hard […]

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The Handless Project Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Release Title: The Handless Project: Journey Dates and Times: Friday 19th May, 5pm – Sunday 21st May, 2am Venues: The streets and green spaces of Liverpool Booking: http://www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk/the-handless-project.html Full ‘Handless Project’ details announced as artist invites people to join her in 24-hour journey around Liverpool A sleepover in Liverpool Cathedral, sunrise […]

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When it all changes-change

You may already know this, but the part of the Handless project that was to happen at the Unity Theatre is moving. It has to move because the much-awaited renovation of the building is taking its own time (as it should). This has unseated a lot of events, not just ours and we are in […]

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Why are we walking?

I started The Handless Project because I needed to heal (physically from thyroid cancer and emotionally from a lot of other things) and this weird old story about a girl who heals herself was so helpful to me that I wondered whether it would help other people too.

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Why silence?

To collect stories, you really have to listen. On the 20th May 2017 myself and two colleagues Vicci Riley and Joanne Tremarco, will be walking around the city of Liverpool for a whole day. Long stretches of this walk will be conducted without speaking.

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Time and Time

Marketing deadlines have forced me to make decisions about the project that I don’t feel quite ready to make, but putting them into my workflow hasn’t hurt me. I have made the decisions and feel that they were the right ones.

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Back on the workshop trail. This time at Merseyside Polonia and featuring a full length telling of the Handless Maiden story. ...

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Even the cushions are on message. Visiting Arts Council England to scheme our next steps! ...

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Help us develop! ...

I am looking to explore the disability narrative in the Handless Project. If you have a perspective or some knowledge that might contribute to our thinking please pm me. A xxx

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The Handless Project shared LightNight's photo — at Liverpool Cathedral ...

LightNight 2017 photograph by Matt Thomas

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Where will the project go next? Let us know your thoughts. Photo: @AleashaChaunte at LAAF16 Julia Thorne
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Sunset at Everton Brow, looking over our beautiful city with @AleashaChaunte and @HandlessProject ❤️

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What a lovely experience walking in silence and singing with @HandlessProject Even the ducks agree

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