We have two great Artist in Residency opportunities coming up. Through a programme of creative inventions and workshops, the artist in residence will support and develop Ashmount School and Ellesmere College as active cultural spaces to explore, learn and play. The job pack can be found here:arist-in-resdidence-send-job-pack Please read the job pack and then sendContinue reading “Artist in Residence”
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Video: Bamboozle Theatre Company came to Ellesmere College
Watch here for an insight into some of the transformations that took place during Bamboozle’s Residency at Ellesmere College.
Video: Dancing with Acorns
Click the image below to see a video of what we have been up to!
Guest Post 3: Liz Clark “Dancing with Acorns”
I danced everyday with a class of eight children from Acorns class from Ellesmere College in Leicester and their teaching team. Everyday we went into a studio room, a beautiful blank canvas, with nothing in it except us, a couple of cameras, some post it notes and music. All eight children from Acorns class areContinue reading “Guest Post 3: Liz Clark “Dancing with Acorns””
The Unlocking the World project has been in full flow for the past couple of months with lots of events, workshops and performances happening. To take a look at what we have been up to, head over to our gallery!
Turned On Its Head Residency at Ashmount School
Liz Clark from Turned On Its Head had a wonderful two week residency at Ashmount School. Watch the video below for a taster of the children unlocking their worlds through movement!
Guest Post 2: Liz Clark “Why I do my job”
Amis doesn’t want to join in. He circles the room, sprinting as fast as he can whenever anyone comes close or offers and invitation to join in. This is day three of a five day project with children at Ashmount Special School part of a Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded project called Unlocking the World by Attenborough Arts Centre. Amis is onContinue reading “Guest Post 2: Liz Clark “Why I do my job””
Guest Post : Liz Clark
Atelier is the French word for “workshop” or “studio” where artists and students can work together producing pieces art. In the Reggio approach to education the atelier studio is equipped with a variety of open ended materials that gives children a change to explore, experiment, express themselves, make mistakes, follow through an idea, plan andContinue reading “Guest Post : Liz Clark”
The children and staff at Ashmount School have been discovering new and exciting ways to Unlock the World with dance artist Liz Clark, form Turned On its Head. During the residency, Liz has been transforming the school hall into a mobile Sensory Art studio. Sessions start with a clear space with a large screen andContinue reading “Week 1”
It’s set to be an exciting couple of weeks with lots of stretching, rolling, feeling, swinging and exploring as this week marks the start of the project’s first school residency! Liz Clark, a dance artist from the company Turned On Its Head, will be working with pupils from Ashmount School for the next fortnight. HerContinue reading “Project Lift-Off!”