Make Yarmouth – visiting artist profile: Hana Loftus, HAT Projects

It’s officially the start of the summer holidays, which means that we’re part way through our ‘Make Yarmouth’ project. This August, we’ll be welcoming in Hana Loftus from HAT Projects to kick off our August architecture-themed mini-project block. HAT Projects are award-winning architects and enablers for built environment projects. They have a reputation for fresh […]

Requiem project – update July 2018

Our Requiem project officer, Rachel Duffield, gives thanks to everyone who supported the WW1 centenary project in her recent blog post below. We’d like to say a massive Thank you to Rachel for her hard work and dedication! Read on to find out how all the different contributors played their part in making Requiem… Only a week […]

National Art & Design Saturday Club and Circus 250

This summer term with our National Art & Design Saturday Club young people, we worked with Cailtin Howells from Tin House to create 3D costumes. The costumes were part of the national ‘Circus 250‘ celebration project and inspired by the heritage of Great Yarmouth circus. Their amazing vintage horse costumes were worn as part of the Great Yarmouth Arts […]

Make Yarmouth

We’re launching a very exciting new art & design project this June. The ‘Make Yarmouth’ project explores exciting practical arts skills – from fashion to furniture design – with inspiring international artists in a workshop space in central Great Yarmouth. The mini-projects are delivered over 4 Saturdays and 2 Tuesday evenings every month until October 2018. They […]

National Art & Design Saturday Club – spring term 2018

We kicked off the New Year in January with a trip to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich. Led by artist Kate Murno and Head of Learning Alex Woodall, we were inspired with hands-on making activities to explore the ‘Russia Season’ exhibition. The young people worked in the galleries to create instant creative responses […]

After Hours Arts Award drop-in

Our ‘After Hours’ drop-in session is held at Time & Tide Museum Great Yarmouth led by youth arts network Creative Collisions. It’s a place where young creatives can gain support with their own creative interests, take inspiration from the museum collections and work towards an Arts Award. We are particularly keen to support young people aged 14-24 who aren’t currently in education or work, […]

National Art & Design Saturday Club – update February 2018

This week is #MyArtsAward week! It’s a celebration of Arts Award, from the young artists to the advisors. As part of this, our National Saturday Art & Design Club member Scarlett was interviewed by Festival Bridge about her Arts Award journey with us. Scarlett gives a really open and honest account of her creative challenges and achievements. Click here […]

Requiem project – update January 2018

The Requiem project has been making huge developments ahead of the March performance at the Hippodrome Circus, Great Yarmouth. The musical arrangements have been created by local young people from schools in the Great Yarmouth area, with BBC Concert Orchestra, Norfolk Music Hub, Orchestras Live and Creative Collisions. The final performance will also see a […]

National Art & Design Saturday Club – autumn term 2017

We have now completed our autumn term for the National Art & Design Saturday Club this year. The group have achieved some brilliant creative artworks, many of which were included in an exhibition at Central Saint Martins, London this November. To get a flavour of what we’ve been up to, read on below. We’re already planning on […]

Requiem project – update November 2017

Four local schools have participated in the first of four Requiem composition workshops with the BBC Concert Orchestra’s Sarah Freestone. In October, Sarah worked with music students from Flegg High, Ormiston Venture Academy, Trafalgar College and Charter Academy to create key themes and phrases which will form the basis of a brand-new Requiem about WW1 […]