Author page: Chol

Chol at heart of HSHAZ Heritage action

In September 2021, the Chol team were delighted to be involved in the Huddersfield High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) Cultural Programme Heritage Open Day. HSHAZ is a a three-year project that aims to revitalise the Huddersfield high street through a range of capital regeneration, community, and cultural initiatives, supported by Historic England in partnership with Kirklees Council. Chol are leading the HSHAZ Consortium,…

Funding success for Imaginary Communities

imaginary communities

We are over the moon to share that we have been successful in gaining funding support from Paul Hamlyn Foundation to work with partner schools across Yorkshire over the next four years. This funding enables us to share our Imaginary Communities approach with hundreds of teachers and thousands of children between now and 2025. This is a core element of our programme,…

Flock of Stories a flying success!

Flock of Stories

The sun always seems to shine on Chol shows, and it certainly did for the Flock of Stories performances at the RSPB Old Moor, in a play inspired by stories gathered from the local mining community of Barnsley, collected by Chol Director, Mandy with support from our wonderful volunteer, Jayne. The final performance took place on Sunday 26 September, and we were…

Artist Commission Call Out

Huddersfield High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) #HuddsHSHAZ #HistoricHighStreets Chol International Arts, lead organisation on the Historic England Huddersfield High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) Cultural Programme, are looking for an artist to create a new artwork(s) on the theme of Health and Well-being. We welcome all applicants and are particularly keen to hear from Yorkshire-based artists. An element of facilitation and…

Listen 52 Call Out

Calling 16-21 year-olds, based in or around Sheffield who would like to be part of our radical new, year-long project Listen 52. You DO NOT need any formal arts training to apply for this – we want to hear from people with a passion for social, environmental or economic justice with a creative soul! As part of this 1.5 day-a-month paid position…

Flock of Stories Performance

Chol presents ‘Flock of Stories’ at RSPB Old Moor‘s reserve for their first Heritage Day! There is free entry to the reserve. Come along to discover more about the Dearne Valley’s history alongside the wildlife there today. Heritage Day Flock of Stories is a brand new theatre performance devised and created by Chol. The performance has been inspired by oral histories collected over the…

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