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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…

Thank You to All Our Supporters!

WE HIT OUR TARGET! On behalf of everyone at Chol, we want to say a huge THANK YOU for all the support and encouragement we’ve had from you all over the last couple of months. We could NOT have done this without you. By supporting us on this journey you are making it possible for us to provide meaningful opportunities for children…

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…

New Innovative Fundraising Campaign!

We have launched our biggest, most ambitious fundraising campaign to date! Project Cholavan = A travelling workshop space taking arts activities into communities to spread joy, build connections & improve wellbeing. To find out more and support our latest fundraising campaign please visit our Crowdfunding page Project Cholavan. Why? 2020 has been an extremely difficult year, for the arts industry and particularly for…

Halloween Adventure

This Halloween we embarked on a collaborative adventure on our social media pages. Over the weekend we asked people to comment to find out what was behind the spooky door. All ideas were incorporated into this fantastic illustration by Ruth Dyer. If you took part in the adventure, have a look to see if you can find your idea lurking in the…

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