It’s the third year we’ve worked in partnership with the incredibly talented lecturers and students in the Theatre Design team at Nottingham Trent University. Despite Covid-19 and all the restrictions that has imposed on university students and staff, we have had an amazing term so far. Working with Year 2 Theatre Design students, we are…

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Red Earth Theatre and Threaded Collective During Covid-19 the freelance artists Red Earth works with have been severely restricted in what they can create and where. Undaunted, Red Earth and Threaded Collective got together to try and find a safe way to make and tell stories for you. We came up with The Story Bench…

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Red Earth Theatre and Threaded Collective launch The Story Bench – Advent Calendar 1 – 24  December 2020 Each day bring a perfect parcel of festive fun. Rebecca Anne Withey tells us more about it. This video is in BSL with Captions.      

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Maya Angelou Writer, poet, performer, singer, civil rights activist, humanitarian We were in search of something to inspire us in these  difficult times. We have several shelves of books that we go back to, when we are looking for inspiration. Maya Angelou’s amazing poem, Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, jumped out at us and demanded to…

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Friday 3 July – Songs From the Musicals 👋We are very excited to bring you another family friendly. 🎶 ” SONGS FROM THE MUSICALS” – from Disney’s Frozen to Mama Mia 🌨☃️ This time we will bring you FREE signed song workshops so you can learn how to sign the songs line by line. This…

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FUN FRIDAY with the rainbow-coloured Caroline Parker MBE. Sign Song Diva extraordinaire, Caro, shares some of her best tips about how to create and perform Sign Songs. Video available on YouTube from 2 pm Friday May 8th. Lots of activities to join in with and try out in your own time. YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/ec8vglBz3Ec Session…

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Creative activities for D/deaf children, young people and adults During the Covid-19 crisis we’re working with D/deaf artists to create D/deaf accessible online creative activities. YouTube videos of each activity are available on our website as they happen and have the extra safeguard of being in the “Made for Kids” category. WHO are the artists and WHAT are they…

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For most of us, it’s Back to Virtual School Keeping up with home schooling  is a challenge and you’ll have your timetable of activities worked out. But we all need a little inspiration sometimes. Look no further! Roll Up, Roll Up to “Calm and Creative”, our programme of family-friendly, theatre-based activities. It’s about making stuff at…

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