Mothers who Make is a grass roots, national initiative, dedicated to supporting mothers that hold the dual roles of mother and artist.

Every kind of maker is welcome - professional and/or passionate –in any discipline and at any stage on their creative paths - writers, painters, performers, film makers, dancers, producers, musicians, crafters…

Children of any age are encouraged to attend too and are integrated into the meeting, for the dual roles of mother and artist arerecognised and given equal valuewithin all MWM events.

We want our MWM hub to develop with you and provide a supportive, creative space in a number of ways; to connect, share, network and participate. We want it to be grown with and by you.   

The first meeting on Tuesday 19th November 2019 will be held by guest artist Zoe Gardner (MWM North London hub).



Tuesday 19th November 2019

Monday 16th December 2019

Thursday 23rd January 2020

Friday 28th February 2020

Saturday 21st March 2020




£5/3 suggested contribution (cash on the door).

No prior booking required.


Sarah and Kristin by email:


The Marlowe Kit, Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NZ


MWM Canterbury is facilitated by a collective of artists:

Sarah Winn is a mother, actor, performer and creator. She trained at the Oxford School of Drama and The School of Physical Theatre. Sarah has created various theatre projects, including  work in young offender institutes and prisons and community based performance. She is incredibly passionate about developing her craft. Theatre credits include, Grace, a one woman show on prostitution in the UK, The Good Earth, Wales Millennium Centre directed by Rachael Boulton and The Wing by Clara Brennan, The Arcola directed by Neil Sheppeck.She recently moved to Canterbury from London and is a proud mother of 2.  

Kristin Fredricksson is a mother, performer, theatre-maker, teacher, researcher, Feldenkrais practitioner and improviser. She trained with Lecoq in the 90s and has worked in theatre solo and with many companies in Europe, Japan and the UK. She is artistic director of the multiple award-winning company, Beady Eye, and has been supported and commissioned by the Barbican (BITE), The Point Eastleigh, Farnham Maltings, South Street Reading, Puppet Centre Trust, Theatre Royal Margate, The Marlowe Canterbury, Espace Périphérique and La Nef (Paris). She has a doctorate from Royal Holloway; her research straddles puppetry, somatics and new materialism and she is currently part of a project working with autistic girls. She teaches movement for acting in various drama schools. Her new project with Beady Eye is ‘MEarth MOthers' (climate clowns). She’s getting into permaculture.