Creating an environmentally friendly practice by Art with Heart

Fri, 23 September 2022

16:00 – 17:30 BST


This will be run on Zoom. There will be no pressure to have your camera on in the session.

BSL Interpretation: BSL interpretation will be available, however we ask that you contact us to confirm if you need it so that we can send you additional information in advance.

Join Amie Taylor (Fun Palaces) and Daniel Jackson (Trace Productions) as they discuss sustainability policies in their own practices, ways of being more environmentally friendly and supporting each other in our sustainability journeys.

In this hour and a half workshop, Daniel will be talking through the practical ways you can make your practice as green as possible, as well as sharing ways of inspiring and empowering others to become more climate friendly.

What to expect:

  • A short film and presentation introducing Fun Palaces and Trace Productions
  • Practical ideas and tips on how to make your artistic practice more sustainable
  • A chance to meet and discuss ideas with other artists/makers makers about how you might make your practice more sustainable
  • A chance to ask any questions and share your own thoughts and ideas.

Led by Sarah Emmott and Rachel Moorhouse, Art with Heart are an award-winning Salford based company who design and deliver performances, workshops and people-led creative projects for community groups, arts organisations and schools across the UK.

We believe in the power of theatre and art to change lives for the better, and our mission is pretty simple – to make it accessible, representative and get people to give it try. Working with people on their terms, we use the power of theatre and art to excite and engage our audiences, to have open conversations and give people the tools to unlock their own potential, take a stand, and make real changes – for themselves, for their communities and for our wider society.

Our work includes: award winning one-woman show Declaration, which explored Sarah Emmott’s experience of seeking diagnosis for adult ADHD, for which we received the ‘ADHD Foundation Partnership Award’ in recognition of our work in raising public awareness. As well as award-winning coming of age play Secret Diaries, 100 Deeds; an interactive exhibition addressing gender equality in the 21st century and Stan, a play for children which explores communication, friendship, identity, the family unit… and dinosaurs.

Fun Palaces is an international campaign for culture, celebrating creativity and community, with a weekend of celebration every October. Over the weekend thousands of people make Fun Palaces for their own community – sharing skills, trying different things, and making new connections – all while having fun. Last year, there were 223 Fun Palaces – online and offline – and 68,500 people joined in.

Trace Productions is a Manchester-based independent production company creating specialist factual content. It is a venture set up by Dan Jackson and Marianne Knowles that draws upon our joint expertise in scripted and non-scripted production.

The innovative style of our productions combines compelling storytelling with dramatic narrative and sound design to propel the audience to the heart of the subject matter.

Creating an environmentally friendly practice Tickets, Fri 23 Sep 2022 at 16:00 | Eventbrite

Published on:
15 Sep 2022


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