One roof, many stories: radical and inclusive histories – Artists wanted

Local Blackheath/Lewisham National Heritage Lottery Funded project seeking artists/ educators to devise and deliver creative workshop sessions for local school and youth club.  Deadline July 10th 2021.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

is part of a wider community project to research and interpret the radical and
inclusive traditions of the Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row

The project will seek participants’ responses to
stories, images and biographies connected to the Church – reflecting a range of
experiences including social history, migration, social justice, LGBTQIA+

The workshop content will be developed
collaboratively and agreed with the project co-ordinator to ensure that project
outcomes are addressed.

The project is looking for ‘expressions of interest’
from arts practitioners with experience of facilitating workshops with children
and young people. 

Please only email a brief note (100 words max) at
this stage

 Briefly tell us your experience with children and creative/
history projects, you can add links to your work. No email attachments
please.  We will send more project background on request.

We are open to proposals of work with a range of
visual and digital media that will both engage the participants and produce
images and text which can be edited to create digitised content for
interpretative material – e.g.  banners, screens, video and audio. 

You must have:

  • current DBS,
  • experience of working
    with children and/ or young people (e.g. school / gallery/museum or other
    learning setting)
  • be available to deliver workshops between July and March

We expect to run workshops during summer holiday
(youth)  and autumn terms (KS2 / school). Workshop fee to be agreed, exact
days, numbers and sessions tbc  – we expect youth work with smaller group
once a week over 3-4 sessions, and school  2-3 sessions with KS2
class-sized group.

Please email expressions of interest to heritagecoa@gmail.com 

Deadline July 10th 2021.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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