Mind the Gap: affecting social change through learning disability theatre
We spoke to Julia Skelton, Executive Director of the visionary theatre company Mind the Gap about inspiration, collaboration and their new production ZARA.
Amazing animated film about foodbanks co-created by young people wins film awards
The film is a great example of how we can tell important stories together and how these stories are even more powerful when they are told, made and shared by those affected by the issues the stories are about.
What You Saying? Spoken Word and Homelessness
What You Saying? is a Spoken Word night and community providing hands-on work experience in events management for young people experiencing homelessness.
Centrepoint Sport, using sport to heal and connect
Read all about the great work they are doing to bring young people experiencing homelessness together through the beautiful game.
Interview with Nicholas Okwulu, People Empowering People in South London
We caught up with the founder of People Empowering People, and talked about creativity in the community and his future plans.
People Empowering People
People Empowering People are a creative grassroots organisation giving local residents a variety of opportunities to nurture and showcase their talents
Interview with Andreas Rosenboom, Music Therapist
Andreas shared some stories and bits of advice that come from working as a music therapist.
Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust
We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.
, Best Mistake
, Children and Young People
, Citizen-led Action
, Community Development
, Community Engagement
, Mental Health
Otakar Kraus Music Trust
The Otakar Kraus Music Trust's work with children and adults with learning difficulties teaches us how to listen to stories that don't always use words.
Interview: Heathar Barrett, Poet & Blogger
We learn more about Heathar, her blog and what inspired her to start it and she gave us her thoughts on creativity, writing and finding a way to channel your voice.
Report review: Social Care a Local Economic Solution for the West Midlands
We summarise the New Economic Foundation's report which makes a forceful case for localised money flows; money spent with locally rooted companies is more likely to go to local suppliers and thus the local economy.
A nursery in a care home
This is thought to be the first nursery co-located in a care home in the UK, where residents and children share space, activities and snacks.