Events

In collaboration with the Young Arts Kommunity (YAK) group at Firstsite

SPEAKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: ART & CHANGE

Blackout YAK 2016

We’re looking for people aged 15-25 in Colchester and the surrounding areas with ideas that need to happen.

We offer support and advice from local artists, social entrepreneurs, community campaigners and activists to develop your passion into a creative project for change.  This could be anything from a live gig to promote mental health awareness to a community design project using recycled materials.

LAUNCH EVENT – FREE
Thursday 12th July, 6.30pm – 9pm, Firstsite Gallery, Colchester
FREE
An opportunity to try out some ideas in a creative, easy-going session, meet like-minded young people in the area, and see if this project is for you.
No prior experience or skills necessary.  All welcome.

Reserve a place via Firstsite
Inquiries to Kate at creating-change@outlook.com

SUPPORT SESSIONS – FREE
Thursdays, 5pm – 7pm, from 19th July – 30th August, Firstsite Gallery
Sign up on the launch night, or contact Kate at creating-change@outlook.com

PROJECT SHOWCASE EVENT
September 2018, Firstsite Gallery (date TBC)
An opportunity to share your projects with friends, family, and local decision-makers and influencers.

 

 


SAVE THE DATE

Our Next Creating Change Live Night: bigger and even better 

*Colchester Arts Centre event on Friday, 21st September 2018

This event, like our Cricket Club launch night, will feature speakers representing campaigns and live bands as well as other performers (live art, comedy, poetry etc) – but it will be on a bigger scale in the beautiful setting of Colchester Arts Centre.

 


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