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Multi Sensory Art Project

The Multi Sensory Art Project (MSAP) is a collaboration between The Roche Court Educational Trust and Larkrise School, Trowbridge, to provide creative, sensory experiences for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. The project aims to remove barriers and make contemporary art accessible to those who are least likely to experience it. MSAP engages groups … Continue reading

And the winner is…

The first ever Wiltshire Music Education Awards were launched this year by Wiltshire Music Connect. The awards are designed to celebrate people and schools in the county who dedicate themselves to creating outstanding music education for children and young people. Even though Covid-19 caused restrictions and school closures, young people, schools, and music teachers in Wiltshire have … Continue reading

First Young Artist-in-Residence announced at the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Seventeen-year-old New College student James Keel is the inaugural Young Artist-in-Residence at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  The gallery, on Bath Road in Old Town, has launched a Young Artist-in-Residence programme to promote emerging creative talent in Swindon, and James is the first in the gallery’s 79 year history. The Young Artist-in-Residence programme will celebrate … Continue reading

Wiltshire Music Connect – Don’t Drop Music campaign

Wiltshire Music Connect have launched an upbeat, positive and optimistic campaign to raise awareness of children and young people’s music making opportunities in Wiltshire during the Covid-19 pandemic. There’s a short film (see if your can spot YOUR music teacher!) and handy resources for parents, schools, and music tutors.  

Children of Salisbury – Life after Lockdown

Salisbury based photographer Gemma Brunton is looking for children from the city aged under 13 years old to take part in a fundraising portrait project. Documenting the positive affects that lockdown has had and how the children’s life will afterwards will change for them, whether that is  forging close bonds with a sibling, mastering a … Continue reading

Prime Theatre, Swindon – Digital Summer Programme

The Prime Theatre will be running a 5-week digital workshops throughout the summer for children and young people aged 9-13 years old and 14 to 25 years old. Participants can choose workshops on: Shakespeare Scene Study – Scripts and Skills Audition technique for drama school Theatre Games and Improv Digital Makers Writers Group Participants can … Continue reading