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Windrush Mural Workshops

Windrush Day on 22 June 2023 will mark the 75th anniversary of the arrival of passengers of the Empire Windrush to the UK. Throughout the month of June, we are pleased to be offering free workshops for primary schools, following a series of successful out-of-school workshops. Working with Chol practitioners, children will explore the ideas, themes and images in our special Windrush…

Our Voice Heard

Our Voice Heard is our new, online network for ages 14+, produced in collaboration between ourselves, Chula Education, and Irise. The aim of Our Voice Heard to create and hold a safe online space for feminists alike to share their thoughts, feelings, anger, and strive for an empowered future, in a secure and respectful way. It will explore the stigma behind ‘feminism’,…

On The Coal Face – community cast call out!

Remember our performance, Flock of Stories, at RSPB Old Moor? Well, we are now looking for the next community cast to join the latest show On The Coal Face. No experience necessary – if you have a passion for performing and storytelling, we’d love to hear from you! Our new story-trail at RSPB Old Moor will feature monologues and scenes inspired by…

Children’s Capital of Culture Manifesto Launch

‘In 2025, Rotherham will become the world’s first Children’s Capital of Culture. It’s a big title for a borough with a big dream.’ On Thursday 12 January we had the honour of producing the Rotherham’s Children’s Capital of Culture Manifesto Launch event at Gulliver’s Valley. The event was attended by over 100 guests, and saw businesses and partners from in and around…

What makes you angry?

Once you begin to answer that question, it’s amazing how quickly the words come pouring out, as though a volcano is erupting, and those responses, reactions, tones, thoughts you’ve kept squashed inside, are free. Co-director Carly has been working with a group of young performers from Sheffield College as part of our ‘angry girls’ project, which we will be officially launching next…

Untold Stories and The Future of Public Service Broadcasting

Blog by Dr Becky Parry. Chol Arts is leading one of three new projects, funded by XR Stories to explore what the future of public service broadcasting could be for young people. Each of the projects involves running public engagement activities with young people living in Yorkshire, linking to exhibitions at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford and the Centenary of the BBC.…

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