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Tim Prentki

Professor Tim Prentki (Winchester, UK) is well known as an applied performance and cofounder of the theatre and development programme at Winchester University, subjects about which he has published many books. He approaches applied art from multiple perspectives (politics, education) with a strong foundation in the humanities. He is well aware that over the past few…

Junction Arts

Junction Arts vision is to create a better future for everyone through the arts. Established in 1976 we have been at the forefront of rural participatory arts activity for over 40 yrs. We believe passionately in the positive impact the arts can have on people and places. We co-create projects and events with local people,…

Tim Prentki

Professor Tim Prentki is well known as a professor of applied performance and as the cofounder of the theatre and development programme at Winchester University, about which he has published many books. He approaches applied art from multiple perspectives (politics and education being just two) with a strong foundation in the humanities. He is well…

Charnwood Arts

Charnwood Arts has been around since 1976, and with different focus due to the landscape they, and we, now find ourselves in, Charnwood Arts wants to embrace community, and provide access to relevant and meaningful art and provide opportunities to enable people of all ages with an interest, a range of skills and abilities, experience…

Tamara McLorg

Tamara McLorg has led community dance projects across the world for over 30 years. She has taught extensively within schools, Further Education institutions, community settings and Dance Festivals. She has taught children, youth, adults, people with learning challenges, people with physical disabilities, and the elderly. She was awarded The Jane Attenborough Dance UK Industry Award…

Sheila Preston

Dr. Sheila Preston is founder of Thriving Facilitators, a new initiative of support and wellbeing for practitioners who work as artists, educators and socially-engaged public workers in challenging settings who are experiencing difficulty. Thriving Facilitators offers a year-round programme of affordable coaching, professional development, and community support for practitioners who identify as heart-centred practitioners who…

Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens is the UK’s leading Theatre of the Oppressed organisation founded by theatre director Adrian Jackson who is still the head of the organisation. Adrian was a student of Augusto Boal himself and the first interpreter of Boals books from Portuguese to English. Cardboard Citizens has been making life-changing theatre with and for homeless…

City Arts

City Arts Nottingham develops arts opportunities that bring people together, stimulate change and create stronger, healthier communities. The company believe participation in the arts can enrich and transform people’s lives and have been pioneering this approach for nearly 40 years. A registered charity, City Arts works creatively and collaboratively with communities and particularly target resources…

James Thompson

James Thompson is Professor of Applied and Social Theatre and Associate Vice President for Social Responsibility at the University of Manchester. He established the Theatre in Prisons and Probation Centre in the 1990s and is the Founder and Co-Director of In Place of War – a project researching and developing arts programs in war and…

Alan Lyddiard

Alan Lyddiard is an award-winning theatre and film director, producer and writer working across the UK, Europe and beyond. Alan is best known as an advocate for the community art movement, international collaboration, and ensemble theatre practice. He was Artistic Director of The Northern Stage Ensemble, Newcastle upon Tyne (1992–2005), Artistic Director of TAG Theatre…