#StoriesofInsight a series of podcasts and photographic portraits exploring the impact of covid on people with sight loss is launching at the ‘Together and Apart’ exhibition from 10th – 20th June 2021 at The Former Market Hall, Wakefield, open daily 10am to 4pm. The project was funded by Creative Wakefield and Wakefield Council. For more information about the exhibition and other great commissions featured please visit: creativewakefield.net/event/together-and-apart.
Four young people involved in making the Our Earth Your Choice video game project presented about the project at a fringe event as part of the With Banners Held High festival. The group did an outstanding presentation and had a good opportunity to hear and link up with other youth-led climate change actions. The Our Earth Your Choice till in development went down a storm and received great feedback from the audience.
Find out more visit www.ourearthyourchoice.co.uk
Our Earth Your Choice is funded through Creative Challenge Wakefield Council and will launch in August as part of Festival of the Earth.
We’ve just run a suite of workshops for 15 charities and voluntary groups including DIY Digital Archiving, Own Your Story, Understanding Websites and Marketing to Make a Difference plus we ran a series of digital clinics for more in-depth support sessions. 100% of Making the Most of IT participants recommend these courses. Read more about the workshops and feedback from those who took part. If you are interested in booking these sessions for your organisation, please contact us at email@example.com
We recently expanded our offer to include drone footage into our toolkit of skills. We are pleased to have passed the exams and are fully qualified drone pilots with CAA certificate and the A2 Certificate of Competence including for night flying. Check out some of the recent footage we’ve shot for current projects including landscape – urban, suburban, industrial, rural, environmental, and historical sites. If you are interested in developing a project with us, please get in touch
It’s been fun catching up with representatives from Frickley Athletic Saints (American Football Club), hearing about their rename and new home at Frickley Athletic Football Club and how they’ve been getting on through Covid keeping the team motivated. This is the latest film in a series of films we are producing about the fantastic opportunities for young people in Wakefield supported by Active & Inspired funding with Wakefield Council and Wakefield Wellbeing. View the short film here
We are delighted to launch the new Planning Aid for London website which gives lots of information and support to people and communities in London who cannot afford professional support in planning matters. The site is full of information and resources including a searchable planning library. It also offers training and volunteer opportunities.
We have just launched the new Chester House Estate website to promote this stunning new visitors attraction in Northamptonshire which due to open its doors in autumn 2021 after extensive re-developments. This a site of national historic importance and you can watch the short film we created to document progress to date.
We have been working with Space2 on a unique artistic commission to create ‘Unlocked’ a online virtual gallery inspired as a response to the Covid-19 lockdown. This stunning virtual gallery, launched on 28th January, features beautiful and thought provoking artwork created by artists and communities working with Space2 between March to October 2020. View the Gallery here
The Yorkshire Post featured our ‘Local Story’ initiative to crate local repository giving a snapshot from Wakefield communities response to the Covid-19 crisis. Suzi our recently adopted ex-racing greyhound also got a mention! Read the feature here which also talks about some of our other current projects! View the feature
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