Year 6 Transition Workshops for Primary Schools

4th Jun 2022News, School Workshops

Our Year 6 Transition workshops for primary schools have been developed to support children in celebrating their time at your school, to consider both the fresh opportunities that transition brings them and explore ways of overcoming any challenges they might meet. Each workshop culminates in artistic outcomes.  Memory Lane – Year 6 Leavers Show Working with professional … Read More

Our Top 5 Cross-Curricular Artists

1st Jul 2019News

We’re always looking for inspiration for cross-curricular learning and we’d like to share our five of our favourite artworks/artists that lend themselves brilliantly to this. 1) William Hogarth’s painting ‘Scenes from Shakespeare’s The Tempest’ provides a great starting point for discussion around how the characters might be lifted from page to stage. Did your pupils … Read More

School Arts Week Workshops

1st Jan 2019School Workshops

This summer we will be celebrating the creative arts in schools across the country by supporting children to explore, engage and develop their own creativity through a wide range of participatory art workshops. We believe that art is for everyone, that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in the creative arts – and that participating in … Read More

Teaching Resource: Animated Faces

20th Sep 2016Free Teaching Resources

There’s something magical about being able to bring your characters to life and make them move. Create simple two frame animations that can stimulate ideas for creative writing and character design with this quick and easy activity from children’s illustrator Kate Pankhurst. Download the resource here       Get in touch and let us know … Read More

Children’s Book Week – School Workshops

1st Jun 2016News, School Workshops

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes, wherever young readers and books connect! If you are looking for ways to … Read More

Culture on the Waterfront – Family Friendly Art Workshops

26th Aug 2013News

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

Blog: Kate Pankhurst – Drawing the Imagination

21st May 2012Blog, News

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