Sunday, February 24, 2013

Strider have 2013 events planned out!

If you have a child between the ages of 2 and 5 and want to join the "Balance Bike Revolution", put a few dates in your diary for UK World Cup events in the UK from May through to September.
The following dates are set:
  • Merton, London - Sunday, 5th May 2013
  • Gosport - Sunday, 16th June 2013
  • Gravesend - Sunday, 21st July 2013
  • Birmingham - Wednesday, 21st August 2013
  • Manchester - Sunday, 22nd September 2013 (qualifying events and national cup final).
Hardy Productions UK are privileged to have filmed the two Manchester events in 2012 for Strider, one of which you can view above. Further information can be obtained from the Strider site at

The Cameron Foster Foundation

Cameron Foster at the Imperial War Museum North
As you may have surmised from these blogs, we have for a while provided support to young Cameron Foster in his bid to help youngsters in particular to lead a more active and sporting life.
His latest venture for which we have helped him by making a short advertisement is a dinner at the Imperial War Museum North, on Salford Quays, to launch The Cameron Foster Foundation. The dinner takes place on 13th April 2013, so if you are going to support this event, you need to buy tickets soon!
Further information on the Foundation and the dinner can be found on Cameron's website.
We had fun making the film both inside the museum and outside where it was blowing a howling gale at the time. The gale was so fierce that we could hardly stand up, even in a so-called sheltered spot. Not surprisingly, even with our highly directional microphone with wind shield, we could not achieve clean sound and resorted to using another recording of his voice for the outside shot! It worked quite well and I would be surprised if anyone will have noticed if they had not known that the sound had been dubbed!