Wallace, Gromit and Chicken Run 2

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 23 January 2024 > Ready to Use Shine Bright Collège

While the Cartoon Museum in London is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the classic Aardman Animations film The Wrong Trousers, starring the inimitable Wallace and Gromit, a sequel to Chicken Run was released by Netflix on 15 December. A good opportunity for teachers to work on stop-motion animation films and familiar characters. Vocabulary and grammar … Continue reading “Wallace, Gromit and Chicken Run 2”

Chicken Run 2: Dawn of the Nugget

Posted by Speakeasy News > Sunday 21 January 2024 > Shine Bright Collège What's On

Bristol-based Aardman Animations made their reputation with short films and adverts using plasticine models brought to life with stop-motion animation. In 2000, they released Chicken Run, their first full feature-length film, a gargantuan task and a huge success. Twenty-three years later, they made a sequel! Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget picks up where the … Continue reading “Chicken Run 2: Dawn of the Nugget”

Bristol: The Painting is on the Walls

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 19 July 2018 > Shine Bright Collège What's On

For a weekend in late July, the southern English city of Bristol hosts Europe’s biggest street-art festival. The Urban Paint Festival (Upfest) is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 28 to 30 July with a Simpsons theme. Bristol has form when it comes to street art — it is the home city of the mysterious Banksy, … Continue reading “Bristol: The Painting is on the Walls”