Like many colleagues in this post-Brexit world, I find my British passport is now a hindrance to trade – not only have I lost my freedom of movement and right to work all over the EU, but every entry and exit to the Schengen Zone earns a stamp. My present passport is almost full of these stamps and a couple of visas, but not due to expire until 2029, six years from now!Continue reading
Chimelong Safari Park is one of a cluster of leisure attractions and hotels in Guangzhou run by the Chimelong Group, it is the biggest wildlife theme park in Asia. Simon has a twenty-year association with the group since designing lighting for Night Zoo, which opened in 2000. Continue reading
Simon Corder was honoured as a Knight Of Illumination in 2017. Continue reading
Simon Corder was nominated for an Oliver Award in 2004, for his lighting of Hitchcock Blonde, a new play by Terry Johnson. William Dudley won best set design.
A very unusual project – to light a sett of feral badgers inside Paignton Zoo. The exhibit was designed over the winter of 1999 and opened in Spring 2000. Continue reading
Night Safari was the first night zoo in the world. It was developed by Singapore Zoological Gardens, and opened in 1994 – it has been visited by over 25 million people. Continue reading