Author page: Chol

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…

Cholavan Summer Camps

The Cholavan has had a very busy summer making it’s way around Kirklees. We’ve been working with The Children’s Arts School to deliver creative summer camps across 6 different venues, making, creating, imagining and storytelling. The camps have been a great success and the Cholavan has certainly got off to a grand old start with it’s first summer on the road. We had many…

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…

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