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Creative Workshops - Thursday 27 October
Thu 27 October 2016, 14:00 – 17:00 BST
Want to learn about being a Changemaker? Want to join likeminded people and learn new skills?
Then sign-up to one of our workshops:
The healing power of puppets: In this puppetry workshop you will roll up your sleeves and create your own puppet, then use improvisation techniques to express your personal story. Participants will discover how using puppets can stimulate conversation and learn how a seemingly light-hearted method could help you convey more serious issues. With puppetry appealing to all ages, this hands-on workshop is sure to capture the imagination of every participant whilst encouraging listening skills and providing a means to broach tricky topics.
Get creative to find inner peace: Guided bymotivational speaker Prem Rawat and the charismatic rhetoric of acclaimed urban poet, comedian and broadcaster Mr Gee, this session aims to help participants move on from conflict. During the workshop you’ll learn new ways to reflect on issues, find the inner strength to resolve them and reach a more peaceful stage in life that has positive ripple effects on the world around you.
Justice in motion: Find out how dance has the power to promote social change on this motivational, high-energy workshop. Bring your dancing shoes and find out how this form of expression has helped communities inspire debate and successfully tackle social injustice by making their voice heard. You’ll leave armed with essential techniques on how to use choreography to draw attention to emotive issues and move society forward.
Discover your story through a variety of film screenings, creative workshops and a world music concert. The Changemakers Arts Festival is a celebration of storytelling through the arts. Highlights include the premiere of 'A film for Northern Uganda'; get creative to find inner peace with acclaimed urban poet, comedian and broadcaster Mr Gee; and enjoy world sounds with live performances from Namlo (Nepalese folk music), Ghanaian drummers Sabbey International and Jazz London DJ Mooney.