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Listen 52 Workshops

As part of Listen 52 we will be running a number of free creative workshops across the city to discover children and young people’s hopes and dreams about what their world will be like 30 years from now. These drama based workshops will use fun and creative activities to explore future themes and help us to develop our large scale performance in…

Listen 52: Meet the Team

LISTEN 52 is a youth leadership and arts engagement project in Sheffield, leading to an ambitious city centre performance in Summer 2022.  Local Young Producer Interns will work with professional Artists and the Chol team to discover young people’s hopes and fears about what their world will be like, thirty years from now. The Listen 52 team will hit the road in…

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…

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…

Chol hosts TimeCrashers, taking audience members on an ‘innovative’ journey through Sheffield’s history

Taking place over two days, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April, ‘TimeCrashers’ was the final event in the Tall Shadows project. The event was directed and produced by Chol’s Creative Director Lauren Ash, with a talented mix of professional artists and young people who made up the performance cast and production team. TimeCrashers boasted a combination of live performance, filmed footage and…

Tall Shadows – The Story So Far…

Chol’s Tall Shadows project continues to create social artistic experiences for young people throughout lockdown. Tall Shadows – The Sheffield Story Collective was launched in February 2020. The project aimed to engage with groups of young people from across the city of Sheffield to develop and launch spaces in everyday locations where they could discuss issues they felt were important. In response…

Young Producers, Ellie and Marucia, Reflect on their time with Chol

Mauricia and Ellie, Young Producers at Chol, reflect on their online murder mystery investigation event We recently produced and delivered an online murder mystery investigation event. The goal was to create an immersive event with lots of audience participation and interaction. Due to Covid-19, we had to change and adapt the production and delivery of our event, overall leading us to explore…

Our City Reads

Free Online Workshops in partnership with the Volunteer Libraries in Sheffield and Site Gallery. More detail on each workshop below. Free Online Workshops Tuesday 16th February – Creative Ideas Workshop – With Chol 10am -11am (Suitable for ages 7-15) 2pm – 3pm (Suitable for ages 7-15) Each workshop will be fun, relaxed and exciting and designed to inspire the imagination and get…

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