Emerge Festival Corby: Artists Blog

    So, it is that time of the project where festival planning is well underway. Exciting times indeed. However, it goes without saying that there are a million and one questions floating around. Will everything slot together perfectly? Will we have enough audience members? Will people enjoy it? Do we have too much content?…

Emerge Festival Tamworth: Artists Blog

Things are well underway in Tamworth as we edge closer and closer to festival day. All our LAB groups have decided on what they will be showing and are now working hard to get scripts written, choreography finalised, and lines learnt. In our Community LAB, Phoenix Youth Theatre are working on a variety of Shakespeare…

Emerge Festival Walsall: Artists Blog

It’s certainly been a busy start to the year with both the Lab at Ormiston Shelfield Academy and Walsall Arboretum/Deaf People’s centre working incredibly hard on short pieces for our EMERGE festival. The first news is that we have a festival title – since we are performing in the arboretum, the young people have selected…

Emerge Festival Spalding: Artists Blog

Before Christmas, The Priory and Youth Takeover groups met for the first time at South Holland Centre, and teamed up to create a makeshift sensory world using a plethora of materials, sounds and textures for the senses. There were sparkles and shimmers for the forest floor, flickers of colour, floating, fluffy clouds and hanging stars.…

Arts Connect Tea Party: Opportunity for Artists, Arts and Cultural Organisations

Would you like to be part of the Refreshing The Curriculum Tea Party event ? Looking for ways to reach teachers and promote your specialist programmes to schools? Do you have the experience and specialist workshops/programmes to Refresh The Curriculum through the arts and culture? Arts Connect is providing an opportunity to promote your education…

Artslink Primary Teacher Network Event: Illustration Workshop

ARTSLINK :  Date: Wednesday 23rd May Time: 4.00 – 6.30pm Venue: Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH. For: Birmingham Primary teachers or Headteachers championing the arts. FREE A must attend FREE event for all Birmingham Primary teachers. Artslink teachers network meets once a term for CPD, support and advice. AGENDA 4.00 – 4.15pm ARRIVALS…

Birmingham 2022: Commonwealth Games Handover Ceremony-Participants Needed

From Birmingham? Aged 16-25? Your City Needs You!   Birmingham 2022 Games Partners have appointed Culture Central, the development organisation for culture in the Birmingham city region, to produce the city’s element of the Flag Handover Ceremony. Culture Central, on behalf of Birmingham 2022 and working with Birmingham Hippodrome, will work with young artists from across…