Creating Change was launched in January 2018 by a group of local community activists in the Colchester and Wivenhoe area. We wanted to create an inspiring, collaborative and creative space where people from all walks of life could come together to share ideas and resources to make positive social change. We believe that the arts, including live music, film, comedy, theatre and making, are a great way to discuss what matters to us in the local and national context, and turn those discussions into action. Reflecting a new mood of hope, and a growing demand for a fairer, kinder society, our social nights, street stalls, culture meet-ups, and workshops invite you to create the changes you want to see.
We are very excited indeed to be collaborating with the Young Art Kommunity (YAK) group at Firstsite Gallery for our latest project: ‘Speaking Outside the Box: Art & Change’. Running from mid-July to early September 2018, this new initiative offers local people aged 15-25 an opportunity to design and deliver their own creative project for … More SPEAKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: ART & CHANGE