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Kirklees Windrush Mural Artist Call Out

ARTIST NEEDED FOR LARGE-SCALE MURAL COMMEMORATING AND CELEBRATING KIRKLEES’ WINDRUSH GENERATION  Chol International Arts and Kirklees Local Television (KLTV) are looking for an experienced street artist to work with local young people to develop a new large-scale mural commemorating and celebrating the impact of Kirklees’ Windrush Generation.  The project is funded by the Windrush Day Grant Scheme with additional funding from Kirklees…

Calling All Performers

We are recruiting performers for our latest performance ‘A Flock of Stories’ Heritage Performance Over the past six months we have been researching and discovering stories connected to the former mining communities within the Dearne Valley, in particular the communities that neighbor the RSPB Old Moor Reserve. Through archival research and oral history we have collated a wealth of stories that have…

Introducing Lauren Townsend – Lead Producer of the Kirklees Windrush Mural

Lauren Townsend, Chol’s Associate Artist and Producer, announces the Kirklees Windrush Mural funding success. After joining the Chol team as a Chol-operative Associate Artist in 2020 I have been excited to bring ideas to the table that: are ambitious; allow myself and the wider the team to continue scaling up our practice; widen Chol’s remit of delivery beyond theatre; and engage new…

A Flock of Stories

A Flock of Stories will explore local people’s stories in connection to Old Moor and the surrounding area’s industrial and cultural heritage and develop them into a theatrical modern storywalk trail. Chol will build on old archives and make new connections to create a brand new interactive promenade performance about the history of the local Yorkshire coalfield on the site of the…

Chol continues creative partnership with Kirklees Libraries

For three years, Chol has been in a collaborative partnership with Kirklees Libraries, delivering empathy-themed workshops to young people. The project aims to introduce children and young people to empathy. This is achieved through reading and delivering other creative activities that highlight different life experiences. These activities provide participants with the tools and understanding to be more aware of the feelings and…

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