My First Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears streaming online

Panto

Our popular introduction to theatre for young theatregoers is going digital this Christmas. My First Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears will provide a magical adventure for the under-sevens and any adults who want to join them too. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, the team behind the popular annual festive production have opted to move it online […]

Bursaries campaign launched in honour of incredible chair of board Maggie

Bursaries

We’re honouring our chair Maggie Wheeler, who is retiring from the board of trustees after seven years at the helm. We’ve launched a fundraising campaign which will fund thousands of bursaries for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and challenging circumstances wanting to taking part in dance, music or theatre classes and courses at either The […]

Thanks for helping classes smoothly switch from studios to Zoom

Classes

We want to say thank you to our team, tutors and participants for making the switch back to online classes run so smoothly in the wake of the second Covid-19 lockdown. Planning began in the summer for a tightening of restrictions. Following last Saturday’s announcement, the learning and participation programme teams and venue supervisor spent […]

Youth Forum honoured to design official Children in Need 2020 T-shirt

Youth Forum

In the last three weeks before the first Covid-19 lockdown, Rhia was among The Garage Youth Forum members presented with an amazing opportunity – they had been selected to design the official Children in Need T-shirt 2020. She picks up the story. Luckily for us, we finished the designing process the week before lockdown, allowing […]

Free creative industries training for 18-25s

Training

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new training programme for 18-25 year olds which will introduce learners to the wide variety of work and roles that exist within the creative industries and support them to take their next steps into training or work. Over the course of 12 weeks, learners will take part in […]

Excited to reopen studios for classes on 14 September

Breakdance class

Although it’s been fantastic to carry on with our classes via Zoom during lockdown, we know many of our participants have missed learning in a studio and missed the social and friendship aspect of visiting The Garage. That’s why we’ve been busy behind the scenes, getting ready to open our studios from 14 September in […]

CORONAVIRUS LATEST

Coronavirus

**My first Panto moves online** Because of Covid-19 restrictions, the team behind our popular My First Panto have opted to move this year’s production online. You can pre-order tickets now. Adam Taylor, executive director at The Garage, said: “This year, we wanted to make sure that grandparents, parents and their children could all enjoy the pantomime experience securely. […]

NEW HORIZONS SPEAKERS

11/10/2019 We’re really excited to welcome a range of speakers for this year’s New Horizons: International Inspiration, looking at how international work can positively impact our practice, our organisations and our communities. Speaker information and biographies can be found below: Malú Ansaldo is an international programmer and producer; currently Head of Performing arts at London’s iconic Roundhouse, where she […]

WORK FIT

18 SEPTEMBER 2019 The Garage’s Work Fit gives you the benefits of a corporate wellness scheme, at a fraction of the cost – perfect for small and independent business’ who are in the City Centre. Encouraging your staff to make more of their lunch breaks or later starts could help all of your employees build activity into their […]