DAN.CE.IN PROJECT

19/11/2018 DAN.CE.IN Project  DAnce acCEssibility and Inclusion – DAN.CE IN The Garage, Norwich is the U.K Partner for an exciting European Inclusive Dance Project called DAN.CE.IN. Dance has often been stereotyped as an activity executed by certain elite bodies. Inclusive Dance offers a different reality where people with different types of bodies and minds approach […]

CHILDREN IN NEED FILMING AT NORWICH CASTLE

17/11/2018 This year on Friday 16 November we were lucky enough to get 5 tickets for the filming of Children in Need, at Norwich Castle. Myself, Yax (Adam Yaxley, The Garage Inclusion Lead) and three participants we chose from our class program, went to celebrate. Needless to say, we were all very excited to meet Pudsey! We […]

AYESHA CHARLES ON NEW HORIZONS 18

06/11/2018 The energy during the first conversation to start of the day was electric! It was truly a pleasure to be a part of such an inspiring bunch of young people, just like me but so different personally. Discussing the challenges that young people face going into the creative world such as social media pressure, […]

NEW HORIZONS: THE ARTS AND CHILDREN IN CHALLENGING CIRCUMSTANCES MANIFESTO

31/10/2018 On 25 October 2018, over 80 young people, CEOs, artistic directors, arts professionals and artists from around the country came together in Norwich for New Horizons: The Arts and Children in Challenging Circumstances. During the day, we created a manifesto filled with the delegate comments that were shared on a ‘future wall’ after each conversation. These […]

BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS: LIVE MANIFESTO ACHIEVED!

27/10/2017 Yesterday 90 CEOs, artistic directors, arts professionals and artists from around the country came together in Norwich for Breaking Down The Barriers – The Arts, Disability and Change. As part of this conference we wanted to galvanise and inspire positive action. So after each panel conversation we asked delegates to share a priority action or change that they had been […]

THE GARAGE REFERRAL NETWORK

21/09/2018 Next month marks 5 years of my involvement with The Garage Referral Network. The aim of the Network is to bring different organisations who work with young people with challenging circumstances together to share information and best practice. In 5 years there have been some amazing outcomes, due in large to the great working relationships […]

Q&A WITH EDWARD DAY ON SUPER HAMLET 64

06/09/2018 What’s the show about? Super Hamlet 64 is a one person comedy about videogames, Shakespeare and our relationship with technology, full of spoken word poetry, projection mapped animation, live music and comedy songs. Where are you from? I’m originally from Swindon but I’ve just moved to Norwich to live nearer my partner. In my […]

THE GARAGE STAFF WELLBEING

21/08/2018 At the last AGM, a new Trustee asked ‘what does The Garage do to ensure the wellbeing of its staff?’  Recognising, even after such a short time with the organisation, that the whole team – staff, freelancers and volunteers alike – go above and beyond to provide positive, and often life-changing opportunities, this Trustee […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR HNC CLASS OF 2018!

18/07/2018 Tuesday 17th July. In many ways it was a regular Tuesday, but in a few very important ways it was much more than that. As it creeps towards the end of the academic year it also creeps towards a year since I joined the team here at The Garage – and on Tuesday, the same […]