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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…

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…

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…

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