Oh, What a Year!
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We've done a round-up of just a few of the projects we've been involved in this year, and hope you enjoy reading about how the Arts continue to have a profound effect on groups and individuals of all ages.
We look forward to seeing you in 2023.
Alex and Gary
Winter HAF 2022
We have put a slideshow together with some of the young peoples' creations....
Christmas Half Term Activities are 'educational and fun'
Here's what the young people told us:
“I enjoyed doing the [plant] pots and designing them. I had a lot of fun. Thank you so much.”
“I enjoyed the crafts and sports at lunch.”
“Doing art and the plant pots and baubles. And making Christmas cards.”
“I have felt happy and joyful because I have had such fun making and creating stuff. It has been fun and I have enjoyed having fun, especially with Sarah”
“I enjoyed everything, good activities, good staff. The time for each activity was great. The food was great.”
“I enjoyed very much working with other people. I liked doing the [cards and] envelopes very much – it was my favourite part of the day.”
“I liked doing the pots the most.”
“I enjoyed making the easel card a lot. I got a little frustrated making baubles.”
“My favourite activity was painting on the [ceramic] tiles.”
“I have liked that I have learned Sign Language and doing the tiles.”
“I enjoyed the BSL.”
“I loved learning new signs from sign language instead of just a few things. The tiles were calming, thank you.”
“Today was the best day, I really enjoyed it really much. My favourite part was when we were doing the BSL.”
“I had a lot of fun doing the tile paintings but enjoyed learning BSL more.”
‘Today was good like yesterday. Great activities. Sign Language was easy to understand. The tiles were good as well.
“I enjoyed doing the [miniature] Christmas tree.”
“I liked doing the Christmas pine cone trees.”
[enjoyed the most]“Posters, pine cones and coasters. Wayne is the best, and Alex.”
“Making the tree, making the coaster. I would also like to do sports.”
“I enjoyed everything, mainly the coasters, making trees and the food plate [poster].”
“Today was good. Awesome staff – had the resources ready.”
“Creating the Christmas tree ; using a slate and making it Christmassy ; doing the ‘Eatwell Guide [poster] ; the Jack Skellington drawing – even so it was soooo bad!”
‘I liked doing the Christmas tree the most.”
24.12.21 (from JotForm online surveys.)
“I thought it was a nice blend of educational and fun”
“I really enjoyed the activities”
“Just to say thank you!”
“I really liked it here”
“I really liked the BSL part it made me understand the deaf teacher a lot.”
We are running the sessions on Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th of December (no session on Wednesday 22nd of December), a mix of art, craft and British Sign Language. Please scroll down the home page to learn about the benefits of these types of activities.
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Our latest newsletter focuses on how we have met the challenges of 2020 with creativity and built new relationships despite a turbulent year for the Arts and small businesses because of Covid 19.
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African Dot Painting
Animals In Art
Arts Council England
Arts For Wellbeing
Arts In Education
Art With Adults
Birmingham Arts Schools
British Art Show 9
British Deaf Association
British Sign Language
Canal And River Trust
Canvas Tote Bags
Changing Our Lives
Choir With No Name
City Of Wolverhampton Council
Creative Black Country
Creativity After Covid
Deaf Learning Base
Deaf Roots And Pride
Department For Education
Easter HAF 2022
Feb Half Term
February Half Term 2022
Free Art Activities
Green Park School
Half Term Activities
Learning Sign Language
Let Us Play
Light House Media Centre
Lubugo Bark Cloth
Lyng Community Association
Mayor Of Wolverhampton
Mental Well Being
Mossley Big Local
My Home My Mossley
Northfield Road Primary School
October Half Term Activities
Penn Climate Action
Penn Climate Action Group
Percy Shurmer Academy
Plastic Free July
Sarah's Sparkly Crafts
School Art Project
Single Use Plastic
Spring Vale School
Strategies For Doing Art With Disabled Adults
Stratton Street Community Centre
Tales Of Mossley
The Big Link Up Art Project
The Hub At Ashmore Park
The Smiley Dudes
The Stem Workshop
The Way Youth Zone
Thorns Collegiate Academy
Tonia Daley Campbell
Tree Of Hope
University Of Wolverhampton
Virtual Art Workshops
Winter HAF 2022
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Wolverhampton City Council
Wolves In Wolves
Your New Normal. My Normal
Youth Engagement Strategy