Culture on the Waterfront – Family Friendly Art Workshops

News

Our work last year on the Titanic commemorations cemented brilliant relationships with Culture Liverpool and Liverpool City Council – so we were invited to propose some family-friendly arts workshops we could run as part of the 2012 Tall Ships Festival. These went so well that we were invited to come back again this year – … Read More

Grassroots Exhibition: Thinking Back, Looking Forward

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Since late 2012, twenty six very different organisations have been running a range of exciting and innovative programmes promoting wellbeing across Liverpool through arts and culture. Those programmes, funded by Culture Liverpool and Liverpool Primary Care Trust as a keystone of the city’s Decade of Wellbeing, were celebrated at Thinking Back, Looking Forward, a major exhibition … Read More

Drawing the Imagination…

News, School Workshops

After a busy World Book Day season earlier this year with as creatives I’ve been thinking a lot about drawing, and how powerful it can be in shaping ideas and learning. (We’ve worked with 12 schools from Merseyside and as far away as the North Cumbria to make illustrated books in celebration of World Book … Read More

Case Study: Harnessing Entrepreneurship to Raise School Attainment

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as creatives, in conjunction with Liverpool John Moores University has been working with senior teachers from primary and secondary schools to explore how entrepreneurial characteristics can be nurtured throughout the school community in order to increase learner attainment.  The event was a CPD opportunity for school leaders and teachers who engaged in a quality, interactive … Read More

Resource – Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders – The New

Free Teaching Resources, News

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “Leadership – A Learning Journey” , a resource we’ve produced in collaboration with international arts consultant Gerri Moriarty for The New, a collaboration of five of the North West’s leading cultural organisations. Over two years, and funded by the Cultural Leadership Programme, these organisations, Chinese Arts Centre, Contact, … Read More

On the Lookout – news from our Titanic visual arts programme

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We were delighted to discover in early September we would be working with National Museums Liverpool to deliver a Titanic-themed visual arts programme. On the Lookout explores the unique elemental world of the Titanic before its infamous sinking using a diverse range of visual media to bring to life the amazing world of Titanic itself, … Read More