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Anteros Arts Foundation

11-15 Fye Bridge Street

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Exploring youth engagement in the arts

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Join National Centre for Writing’s Engage! programme and Young Norfolk Arts for a day of lively discussion, workshops and debate exploring how best to engage young people and inspire activism through arts and culture.

The event is open to both young people and representatives from youth organisations, and arts and cultural organisations from across the region.

Free to attend with lunch and refreshments provided. Places are limited, please book in advance.

Workshops:

  • What Works? Brainstorming ideas and examples from youth arts engagement across the region.
  • Arts and wellbeing: community artist Genevieve Rudd will facilitate a creativity wellbeing activity that explores nature, found objects and place.
  • How not to write a poem: facilitator and poet Lewis Buxton will introduce and open-up discussions on ideas for creative facilitation.
  • Rural access: creative learning specialist Roxanne Matthews will lead an open discussion on rural access to the arts.
  • Designing the ‘perfect’ youth programme: National Centre for Writing’s learning team will lead all attendees in this practical session.
  • Arts and activism: Young Activist Network bring you an activity designed and delivered by them that will explore using arts and creativity in youth activism.
  • Norwich 2040 (https://www.norwich.gov.uk/vision) sets out an ambitious vision for what the city is and could become in the near-future, including the arts and cultural offer for children and young people. This workshop will give you the chance to get your teeth into these ideas, to shape and improve what we can offer young people over the coming years.

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Engage! is a collaborative project between four UNESCO cities of literature around Europe – Barcelona (Spain), Krakow (Poland), Växjö (Sweden) and Norwich (UK). Each city is running its own project focussed on cultural activism and literature. Norwich’s project is called Young Arts Professionals.

Young Norfolk Arts provides opportunities for children and young people to create and engage with art and culture across Norfolk, including the YNA Collective and Young Norfolk Arts Festival (YNAF).

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