How to be an explorer of the world.

How to be an explorer of the world.

August can often be a bit of a dead time in theatre unless you are up at Edinburgh, so thought I’d chat a little about one of my favourite books which brings me tons of inspiration.

How To Be an Explorer Of The World focuses on seeing inspiration in the banal and every day, something that here at Pop Heart we always use within our own work. Its written by Kerri Smith who is also the author of the more famous Wreck This Journal. A main mantra of the book is EVERYONE IS AN ARTIST. We all have the capacity to create, every single one of us, all of us possess our very own view of the world, isn’t that cool?  I wanted to share some exercises from the book, some adapted into my own thing too. Ps I basically steal her ideas all the time when I have a creative block, they are so helpful for a starting point.

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What we learnt at Secret Garden Party.

Hey, welcome to our first ever Pop Heart Blog! I’m Chelsea, one part of Pop Heart. Over the blog will be chatting about theatre (obviously!) all things Pop Heart, our inspirations and loads of other stuff to.

Now it feels like everyone we know in theatre has gone up to Edinburgh Festival! We are planning to go next year but in the meantime we’ve been spending our summer gathering inspiration (and having fun) from other creative avenues. So off we went a couple of weeks ago to Secret Garden party! It was our third year at the festival and the final ever Secret Garden! I wanted to share with you a few things we at Pop heart have learnt from the festival.

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