We partnered with EMCCAN (East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Arts Network) to bring carnival inspired arts to the Festival of Leisure.
Members of ‘Newhall Creative Collective’ worked alongside Emma and Duncan Pass to create their own screen-printed artworks.
The ‘Summer Graffiti’ project invited young people to join artist Todd Wood to have a go at creating their own Graffiti artwork.
As part of the Voices in the Kiln project, young people created a script and recorded footage for an AR Heritage app for Sharpe’s Pottery Museum.
Young participants explored Classical Indian music, Jazz, Folk and Hip-Hop, creating and recording original compositions as part of the Passport to Music project.
Crafty Chatters, a dementia friendly art group, worked with environmental artist Peter Wood to create a willow-woven tree sculpture.
People Express are working with the Amber Valley Dementia Peer Support Network and Film City to capture real life stories of people affected by dementia.
People Express commissioned Thingumajig Theatre to create a new puppet performance, ‘The Magic Lantern’, to help SEN children feel more confident about the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.
Members of ‘Swadlincote Asperger’s Society (SAS)’ created a devised performance in a week-long residency with artist Gobscure.
Artist Jen Johnson led dementia friendly silk painting, weaving and rag wreath workshops with care home residents during the ‘Open Minds’ project.
Young people within the LGBT+ community used magical realism to create unique fairytales and storytelling performances inspired by their relationship with nature. Sessions were led by writer Thom Seddon.
The Salt Brook Sculpture Trail, Hatton, was created by a community steering group commissioning four artists to create landmarks representing the hidden heritage of the village.