Safety first as Lottery has helped Collage prepare for reopening

On April 9, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Community,Collage Voices,News, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Safety first as Lottery has helped Collage prepare for reopening

Collage Arts has been supported by the Social Enterprise Support Fund distributed by Big Issue Invest, on behalf of The National Lottery Community Fund. The fund distributed over £18 million. Collage received £36,600. Manoj Ambasna, executive director of Collage Arts, said: “COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on many national…

Revolution – jazz, poetry, soul and fundraising towards a hardship fund for young people at Collage Arts

On March 27, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Voices,Current Events,Events,Featured Artists,Karamel,News,Poetry and Spoken Word,Voices, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Revolution – jazz, poetry, soul and fundraising towards a hardship fund for young people at Collage Arts

Karamel Revolution Join us online on Saturday 27th March 2021 at 7pm when our favourite company of artists, musicians and actors return to Collage Arts and Karamel for an evening of jazz, poetry, soul and fundraising.  Featuring: Ako Mitchell I  Ela Kalicka I Ché Walker    Nardia Ruth  I  Dorian Ford  I Sheila Atim Lily Taylor  I  Rio Kai  I  Ruth Gibson Martina Laird  I  Philip Harper Simeon Hammond Dallas   Book a…

Making Light Work of theatre improvements

On March 13, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Voices,Events,News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Making Light Work of theatre improvements

McQueens Theatre will have some new theatre lighting when the young people return to face-to-face sessions in the Spring. Steve Medlin, director of Collage Voices, explains: “We had a Christmas appeal and an on-line fundraising event which raised nearly £1,000. We have since had a generous donation of some additional…

Collage Arts helping Creative Businesses to build back better

On March 9, 2021, Posted by , In Blog,Collage Works,News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Collage Arts helping Creative Businesses to build back better

“We’ve supported creative business for many years now,” explains Toby Fernandes of Collage Works, the training and enterprise arm of Collage Arts. “So, we are really excited to be able to help businesses to access the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Kickstart scheme which places young people at the…

Collage Arts is hosting an intercultural dialogue to share the learning from the HIT project

On December 2, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Collage Arts is hosting an intercultural dialogue to share the learning from the HIT project

Collage Arts is hosting an intercultural dialogue to share the learning from the HIT project – which developed campaigns designed by young people to stop hate speech being directed at migrants and asylum seekers. The Hate Interrupter Teams Creative Tool allows users to generate content, mainly based on storytelling and…

Does it make sense for schools to address anti-bullying from a single-issue perspective?

On November 27, 2020, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Does it make sense for schools to address anti-bullying from a single-issue perspective?

Last week we learned that the government has not renewed its funding for the school’s LGBTQ+ anti-bullying programme. The press has shared moving and sensitive stories about bullying within schools of young people whose process of coming out has been met with peer hostility and institutional indifference. As a creative…