Arts Award Voice article

I have written an article which has been published on Arts Award Voice – the online magazine for young people doing their Arts Award. It is focusing on how to make the Arts Award work for you… Doing your Arts Award gives you a whole range of experiences and teaches you new skills. You need to make […]

Pop Up Festival

The Pop Up Festival of Stories was this weekend at High House Production Park. I went along for over four hours and I genuinely thought it was fantastic! There was so much to see and do, I didn’t get to see half of the performances which were going on, but as you wandered around the […]

Local film competition for young people

There is a fantastic opportunity for young people in the area to take part in a film competition, Royal Opera House Bridge have appointed independent production company Elstree Film Design Ltd. to establish and run the competition. Elstree Studios are providing the prizes. A sense of place is about young people’s views of the world around them […]

Pop Up Festival this weekend!

This Saturday there is a free Pop Up Festival at the High House Production Park in Purfleet Thurrock, it is going to be very exciting and fun packed day from 12-6pm. This has been supported by the Royal Opera House Bridge. Pop Up Festival brings books & stories spectacularly to life through a packed programme […]

Alternative craft goes mainstream!

Going through my emails this morning I was delighted to see a role being advertised at Kew Gardens for a yarn bombing position! Yarn bombing – or yarn graffiti – or yarn storming  is something I have delighted in following online for quite a while — it is the idea of crocheting or knitting a […]

Visit to Rennes

I came back from Rennes on Saturday, where I was meeting with the rest of the cross channel team I am working with for The Gateway Learning Community. This is the ACT network – standing for A Common Territory. We have gained funding from Europe, from the Interreg fund, under the heading of ‘making where […]