Hush

“I made a wish to my rabbit light. I wished that I could come and play in the Hush room everyday.” 
 
Hush is Lyra’s ‘Bedtime, Hawaii & Rabbit’ installation with soft furnishings, chill-out room, interactive lighting, materials for den building and stimulus for role-play and storytelling.  More than 500 children and their carers have taken part in Hush so far.  Highlights include a residency by author and illustrator Catherine Rayner culminating in events at both Craigmillar Community Festival and Edinburgh International Book Festival.
 

'I really enjoyed the project, I learnt so much from working with the children, Lyra and Edinburgh International Book Festival. Thank you once again for choosing me to be the illustrator in involved. It was a real privilege.' Catherine Rayner, Author.
 
Idea:
Jo Timmins
Design: Yvonne Buskie
Creative Technician: Nicola Milazzo
Author in residence: Catherine Rayner

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Lyra
Artspace
11 Harewood Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4NT

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Lyra is a Limited Company, SC280248 and Scottish Charity SC036506
 
Lyra is grateful for financial support from Creative Scotland, BBC Children in Need, Garfield Weston Foundation, Kintry Environmental Trust, The Robertson Trust, Big Lottery Fund Uk - Young Start, The Corra Foundation, The Barcapel Foundation, The Hugh Fraser Foundation and The Nancie Massey Charitable Trust