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Kirklees Windrush Mural Project

The Windrush Mural Project is a 1-hour workshop to contribute to the development of a large-scale permanent outdoor artwork in Kirklees, exploring stories and experiences of the local Windrush Generation.

About

The workshop will be delivered by Chol Theatre and KLTV. The workshop includes a conversation about the Windrush Generation, explore themes of race, heritage and identity and will approach the context of Windrush through a local lens with clips from KLTV’s Windrush documentaries.

All materials created during this session will be taken away by a professional artist and used as inspiration for the final mural.

Age

8 - 18 years old

Who is the workshop aimed at

Schools and youth groups

Benfit to Schools

Being a part of a large-scale, permanent arts project commemorating and celebrating diverse communities in Kirklees; project explores key themes of heritage and identity in a localised way; widening education on black history.

Benefit to Children/Young People

Learning about the shared heritage of Kirklees, discovering little-known stories of people in the town, being a part of a large-scale, permanent project commemorating and celebrating diverse communities in Kirklees, opportunity to explore their own heritage and learn about others’

Cost

To be Negotiated with Schools

Time Required

Various - we are able to run 1 hour workshops with different class groups across a day; or if you are looking for a longer-term engagement during Black History Month we are keen to explore a more intensive approach for your class.

How do I apply?

Email Lauren Townsend producer@wearechol.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications

Friday 24th September 2021

 

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