Thank you! Joy at £345K grant boost from Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Hamlyn

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve received £345,000 from Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts Access and Participation Fund. PHF was established by Paul Hamlyn in 1987. He died in 2001 and left most of his estate to the foundation, creating one of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK. PHF use their resources to support social […]

Hooray, we’re having a party 23 July – and you’re invited

Invited

Before fully reopening for classes and a packed performance programme from September, we’re having a party – and you’re all invited. Proving why we’re THE place for performing arts in Norfolk, we’re taking over the streets of Norwich on Friday 23 July with live music, dance and entertainment. We’re also throwing open our studios where […]

Inclusion difficulties in the age of Covid-19

Inclusion

The continued health restrictions and lockdowns – essential as they’ve been to control the spread of Covid-19 – have presented the Inclusion Team and the young people The Garage works with with a number of new barriers to overcome. Youth Arts Worker Tom Francis explains more. The pandemic has presented major challenges for most people. As […]

Happy Christmas NR2 Foodbank Norwich

Foodbank

Instead of playing Santa to each other, this year everyone at The Garage has teamed up with the NR2 Foodbank to spread some Christmas cheer. Our staff and board members have donated £700 to the foodbank, which is distributing boxes to 70 families in need throughout the NR2 area. The £700 will help provide Langleys […]

INCLUSION TEAM INSPIRED BY YOUNG PEOPLE’S SUCCESS

09/12/2019 As the year draws to a close, our inclusion lead Adam Yaxley and his team have taken the time to reflect. What a year it has been for The Garage. Hundreds of young people have been supported through our Foundation courses. The successful outcomes are a credit to the tutors and support team who work so […]

DISCOVER ART

09/05/2018 Discover Art took place at Diss Corn Hall from January until May 2018. Below is a copy of the things that we did during the sessions.   Activity overview Workshop 1 Design your own Super Hero 2 Create a comic strip featuring your superhero 3 Mask making 4 Set design- create design 5 Set […]

MUSIC FOR HOME EDUCATED IN KING’S LYNN

30/04/2018 Every Friday 2.45-3.45 – Providence Street Community Centre Ages 8 – 16  £5 per child John Kramarchuk runs a Friday class for home educated young people in King’s Lynn.  Each week there is a chance to learn a new skill or develop your musical talent.  John is a great teacher with a wide repertoire […]

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AMNESTY

12/02/2018 The Garage with King’s Lynn Festival are holding a musical instruments amnesty on the 15 & 16 February to collect unused instruments. Donations will be used at new music workshops for young people in King’s Lynn which will run from Friday 23 February for 10 weeks at the King’s Lynn Providence Street Community Centre. We are after […]

MUSIC MAKING AT THE GRANGE

10/08/2017 A group of refugees and asylum seekers from The Grange in west Norfolk created musical pieces for a community event with Ian Brownlie from The Garage’s outreach team. The Grange is a family home and smallholding in Great Cressingham, which opens its doors to people from near and far to give them opportunities to […]