CHILDREN + YOUNG PEOPLE

    US HERE NOW

    Celebrating the creative voice of children and young people through workshops and projects which share outcomes across Leigh

    US HERE NOW - SINGALONG

    Local children have created an anthem to bring in the new year. Aspiring singers of all ages are invited to join our virtual choir in and record themselves singing the Us Here Now song. 

    Watch the lyric video here.

    Submit your video via email or a download link to info@theturnpike.org.uk by 16 January 2021 to be included in the compilation. 

    LOCAL DISPLAYS: More information about our campaign to fill the town with art is here.

    YOUNG CREATIVES

    Projects and workshops for secondary-school aged creatives who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge in the arts.

     

    Young Designers 11-17yrs,
    Weds 2 Dec 4.30-6pm

    Work with artist Hannah Brown to create your own bold pattern for a wearable mask. Use digital online drawing tools, and explore the design process. 

    Designs will have the opportunity to be submitted to be part of a local public artwork for Leigh. 

    Booking essential: hannah@theturnpike.org.uk

    To participate in these sessions you will need a good internet connection and laptop/PC. Please let us know if you will have any issues accessing either of these, as support is available.

    SOAPBOX

    Inclusive multi-arts workshops for primary school aged children 5yrs+

    Christmas Cracker - online festive workshops

    10am-11.15am, 28th Nov, 5th & 12 Dec

    Lead Facilitator, Verity Dow will bring us some seasonal joy as we explore creative writing, drama and crafts together. 

    Sessions will be delivered via Zoom. Register to take part.

    To participate in these sessions you will need a good internet connection and laptop/PC. Please let us know if you will have any issues accessing either of these, as support is available.

    this place [of mine]

    October 2020 - Feb 20201, 13-19yrs

    A partnership with Future Everything, Wigan Council and partners across Greater Manchester

    this place [of mine] is an opportunity for young people from Greater Manchester to explore the future of high streets and town centres, imagine alternate futures and discover new realms of digital creativity through online collaboration. 

    The Turnpike is supporting Young Producers from Leigh to engage with the project through workshops and mentoring. 

    Visit the website for more information

    Lockdown Resources

    Online videos, playlists, and activities from Lockdown 2020

    Explore our archive of activities, and be inspired to get creative.

    We have worked with artists, partners and young people throughout the Lockdowns of 2020. 

     

     

    View the Resources here

    TURNPIKE TOTS

    Regular sessions for families with children under 5 yrs, in partnership with UpBeat Academy. 

    Turnpike Tots is currently post-poned whilst we undertake some Research and Development with early years partners and families. 

    If you think you can help us, get in touch. 

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