Hello from Hannah

Reflections On My First Few Months At Chol For those whom I haven’t yet met, my name is Hannah and I’m the new General Manager at Chol. Lovely to meet you! As I’m almost three months into my time here, I thought a first appearance on our blog and reflection on my time so far was long overdue. Previous to my arrival…

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Full Statement

Coronavirus (Covid 19) Full Statement With the ongoing developments around Coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to provide an update on our current operation and plans during these difficult times. We are closely monitoring the situation and are following the latest advice from the Government, Public Health England and project funders, Arts Council England and Paul Hamlyn Foundation, regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Chol is still open for business!…

Click Tour 2020

Click Tour 2020! We’ve had incredible 3 weeks touring our new show Click – The Internet Genie. A children’s show all about the wonders and perils of the web. Sally-Ann Staunton and Amber Gilmour played in total 9 different characters which we must say was pretty impressive. It’s been a very eventful few weeks, from leaving part of the set outside a school…

Tall Shadows Launch

We are so excited to announce the launch of our brand new project Tall Shadows. Our new Sheffield Story Collective is a young people’s cultural project bringing together children, young people, facilitators, artists, digital technology and venues in new ways. Come to our launch on Thursday 12th March to find out more and see how you can get involved! Details below.

Triple Funding Success

We’re very proud to announce that Chol’s been awarded three grants to deliver new youth projects for 2020. THANK YOU Arts Council England, Safer Communities Fund & The National Lottery Community Fund for supporting our work with children and young people in the local community. Stay tuned at for all the updates on TALL SHADOWS, CLICK & THE INTERNET GENIE

Run of the Mill Success!

Last month saw Chol digging into the industrial heritage of our area, culminating in the powerful and evocative ‘Run of the Mill’ performance by five fabulous young performers. You might remember that we’ve been working with Ignite Yorkshire’s ‘Kick the Dust’, a national programme to make heritage relevant to young people in communities. Well, Chol consulted with an amazing group of young…

A Whole New Walkley

Chol’s Residency at Walkley Library July 2019 We had a fantastic time meeting and creating with over 100 participants at Walkley Library during the heatwave of July 2019. Over the space of our 4 day mini residency there were a number of different workshops on offer for all ages. We began with a (very) warm welcome and an introduction workshop to volunteers…

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