Tilbury Flags

Tilbury Carnival Flags

Collaborating with Tilbury-on-the Thames Trust, Kinetika’s Artistic Director, Ali Pretty, drew upon her experience of designing for Notting Hill Carnival in the nineties, to bring back Tilbury Carnival. The Empire Windrush famously docked at Tilbury in 1948, and with such an important and obvious connection to the history of carnival in the UK it seemed […]

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Norwich flags at Great Yarmouth Carnival

Norwich Flags – The World Around Us

Returning for a second year, Kinetika were delighted to deliver this community-led project with Norwich City Council to make parade flags for both the Lord Mayor’s Procession in Norwich and Great Yarmouth Carnival. Local artists and community groups were taken through the flag design process and taught how to dye silk and create detailed designs […]

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Norwich circus flags

Norwich Circus 250

Circus 250 was a national celebration of circus arts and heritage and was a great source of inspiration for Kinetika’s co-creation workshops in Norwich and Great Yarmouth. Local artists received mentoring sessions in how to make this kind of work and, with our guidance, worked with community groups to create 110 unique silk flags. The […]

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