This project is looking for courageous individuals to make a dance video to Katie Doherty's song 'Angry Daughters' to showcase the power, dignity and hope of survivors of domestic abuse. This video will be shared publicly and give courage to those who are currently in abusive situations.
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Headway Arts supplied its creatives with 15 art boxes, and here are some of the pieces they put together. Find out more about Headway Arts
Berwick Visual Arts would have been previewing their exhibition of the Glasgow Boys and Girls at The Granary Gallery this week. They still plan to open the exhibition later this year, but in the meantime The Fleming Collection have curated a fantastic virtual version of the exhibition at the Art UK website. Visit webpage
We think so. How much it matters will be determined as we all navigate COVID-19 this year.
This life-altering global crisis is already having devastating impacts on many of us. During something so huge and unfathomable, we asked ourselves "how can we be useful?"
COVID-19 has seen an end to our studio-based study and the looming fear of the cancellation of our Degree Show is nothing short of heart breaking for creative students like us. We a small group of final year students hoping to give others who have found themselves...
Now, more than ever, we need culture. Culture makes us resilient and gives us hope. It reminds us that we are not alone. We need a concerted and global effort to support artists and ensure access to culture for all...
Letter signed by hundreds of creative figures including PJ Harvey, Anish Kapoor and Rufus Wainwright calls on government support
Community arts organisations are at the heart of the response to the Covid-19 crisis, but their spaces are threatened by arguments that focus on the economic value of the arts. It’s time we started measuring social value, says Zain Dada.
Stay Home Stay Queer
by Melody Sproates & pals (2020)
A queer resource pack for self isolating LGBTQIA+ peeps, collected by cabaret maker & binary breaker Melody Sproates (& pals!)
From National Lottery Heritage Fund
We’ve put together a list of heritage-inspired activities you can do from home – we’ll be updating the list, so keep checking back to find new things.
Culture Liverpool have produced a specially curated programme for RISE which once again showcases the fantastic talent, creativity and the female strength and spirit, this time during Covid. The programme is a social commentary on social inequalities, isolation, and how this has become the new norm through loss and separation.Visit webpage
While the theatre sector is pondering when it might reopen, how it might do so, and the challenge of enticing theatregoers back into buildings that were never designed with social distancing in mind, one small solution might be right under its nose. Visit page
Supporting us during an uncertain time:
Mortal Fools have made 6 clear promises about how we’re going to continue our mission to use theatre and drama to support our beneficiaries and help build positive connections.
Institutions need visionary leaders to find ways to adapt to a dramatically altered culture
Susan Lubowsky Talbott
24th April 2020 08:00 BST
Join writer Bob Beagrie and visual artist Tommy Anderson in this series of online workshops to create writings, images and artworks that reflect our personal heroes and what makes them special.
Hexham-based theatre company, Théâtre Sans Frontières (TSF) premiere their new short film The Golden Conch Shell.
The film is suitable for children aged 5-10 years and Théâtre Sans Frontières welcome all feedback, so please comment your thoughts and feelings on our Facebook post after you've watched the film.
A touring exhibition commissioned by Museum Northumberland bait, the exhibition is a collection of work from five groups of men, and young boys, who have come together, to share their own unique journeys in South East Northumberland.
Manchester Museum explores themes including content, identity and accessibility as it helps ensure you are offering the best possible experience to audiences during coronavirus lockdown.
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