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GREAT YARMOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL CARNIVAL 2017 The requirement for brollies was quickly replaced with the need for sun lotion as this year’s carnival bobbed to the beat of ‘Great Yarmouth Rhythms’. We have been working with young people from the Creative Collisions youth arts network who, inspired by the theme, set to work making these…

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The Big Draw

The Big Draw Music, blue skies and bright sunshine set the tone for The Big Draw project in Great Yarmouth market place on Saturday 9th June. This free event was hosted by Great Yarmouth Arts Festival, Flipside Festival and Creative Collisions and encouraged people of all ages to join in a number of different creative activities…

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Singing Breakfast Club This is a Great Yarmouth Minster music outreach project, giving young people courage and the opportunity to find their voice. After a half-term of the early morning singing-and-breakfasting club, on May 18th the group gave their first mini-concert to their families, sharing some of the games and songs they had learnt. In…

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Requiem

This newly-started project will provide opportunities for teams of young people from local schools and colleges to research the stories of people from Great Yarmouth who experienced the First World War and interpret these stories in creative ways as part of a programme of commemoration. The young people will develop a range of skills and…

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SATURDAY ART CLUB Great Yarmouth College and Time and Tide Museum have teamed up to run 30 weeks of art activities inspired by museum collections. Young people (aged 13 – 16) have a fantastic opportunity to take part in a host of different art activities, take a trip to London galleries, work with a high-profile…

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GREAT YARMOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL CARNIVAL We have been working to support this volunteer run event which provides a great showcase for local talent every June. In 2016 young people from the Creative Collisions youth arts network made giant puppets of some of the Rock and Roll stars that played in Great Yarmouth during the 1960s.…

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WIDE ANGLE PHOTOGRAPHERS Young photographers will have the opportunity to develop their talents thanks to a grant from Norfolk Community Foundation’s Youth Social Action Fund. A group of volunteer photographers will receive masterclasses and mentoring from professional photographers before offering their services to cultural and community groups in Great Yarmouth. Creative Collisions will work in partnership…

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BRAZILLIAN BANDITS In the year of the 2016 Rio Olympics FlipSide brought o’espirito do Brazil to Great Yarmouth through its cultural education project, From the Community to the World –an exhibition of life size wooden bandits by Brazilian born artist Ron King. For one week in May,  140 hundred school children aged from 7 –…

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ROCK AND ROLL TEA PARTIES   The swinging sixties returned to schools in Great Yarmouth this summer with a series of Rock and Roll tea parties. Teachers and children learned to Twist and Jive to entertain parents, friends and neighbours. Staff from Norfolk Museums were also on hand to showcase artefacts to help children learn…

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HERITAGE BARREL TRAIL Children from local primary schools worked with the Great Yarmouth Potteries to create a set of fabulous ceramic barrels inspired by local history. The colourful artworks were installed at heritage sites across the town during summer 2016. Visitors used specially designed maps to find the barrels as part of a heritage trail…

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