Author archive for Wac Arts

  • Why We Love Bare Beas

    By Wac Arts on 14/08/2019
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    Urban Motivation began in 2012 and is based at Wac Arts which offers young people aged 5-26, inclusive performing arts and media programmes, on weekday evenings and weekends. The Urban Motivation group meets every Wednesday evening, during the term time, to work on projects. The group welcomes young people aged 18-26 years old with disabilities, using dance, drama, music and […]
  • My Wac Arts, by Youth Voice Member Evie

    By Wac Arts on 09/08/2019
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    We’re back with another interview from our fantastic Youth Voice group! The group have been working hard over the past few months, contributing to events at Wac Arts and having a voice in the decision making at the organisation. Last week we heard from Emma, and this week we’re hearing from Evie. Evie is a member of Junior Wac Arts […]
  • WAWA Weekender 2019

    By Wac Arts on 02/08/2019
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    Last week, we held our annual arts and events festival, the We Are Wac Arts (WAWA) Weekender, celebrating 40 years of Wac Arts and 140 years of the Old Town Hall we call home. Over three days we held workshops, performances and celebrations, all programmed to inspire innovative thought and practice, celebrate the catalysts for change that have gone before, […]
  • Why Wac Arts Matters to me an Interview with Emmanuella from Youth Voice

    By Wac Arts on 01/08/2019
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    Wac Arts has a fantastic group of young people who work with the organisation as part of the Youth Voice group. The group work with Wac Arts on governance, ensuring young people have a voice in the decision making of the organisation and producing events and performances (as well as many other fun and exciting projects such as the WAWA […]
  • Interview with Ingrid Mackinnon

    By Wac Arts on 17/07/2019
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    U3A member Barbara Prynn spends some time with Dance professional Ingrid Mackinnon to explore the themes of Heritage. Ingrid Mackinnon’s movement direction credits include #WeAreArrested (Royal Shakespeare Company), Fantastic Mr Fox (associate movement – Nuffield/Lyric), Kingdom Come (Royal Shakespeare Company) and #DR@CULA! (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama). She is also assistant choreographer and rehearsal director for Uchenna Dance. […]
  • Development Officer Vacancy

    By Wac Arts on 17/07/2019
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    Working Hours: Full-Time Salary: £22,000–£25,000 Works To: Director of External Relations Line Management: Philanthropy Manager (Trusts and Foundations) Key Internal Relationships: Director of Operations, Head of MarComms, Finance Manager This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established and highly regarded company whose mission is to change the lives of young people through the arts. You will be working […]
  • Our Summer Schools 2019 Programme

    By Wac Arts on 16/07/2019
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    To book download an application form and send it to: info@WacArts.co.uk or call 020 7692 5888. Summer Schools Application Form 2019 (Word) | (PDF)
  • Youth Voice meet Jessica Andrade

    By Wac Arts on 16/07/2019
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    The Youth Voice group at Wac Arts had the chance to see Wac Arts Alumna Jess Andrade’s new work The Brownie Club at Jackson Lane Theatre. Jess was kind enough to come and meet the group at Wac Arts where they interviewed Jess and had a photo shoot on the beautiful imperial staircase at the Old Town Hall. The group […]
  • The Spain Fights for Freedom Exhibition

    By Wac Arts on 11/07/2019
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    My name is Elizabeth Hay and I’m a member of Hackney U3A. I’d never been to The Marx Library which has the material about the Spanish Civil War exhibition so I volunteered to find about it. I have always loved the poet Lorca’s work and was delighted to find the exhibition had included a celebration of him. I also have […]
  • Two Amazing Women

    By Wac Arts on 11/07/2019
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    One of the exciting things about researching is that you stumble across all kinds of amazing stories. When I was trying to find out about “the other side of Franco” and having to contemplate the dreadful list of the people the Nazis killed, and the fascists hated, I found these two stories of extraordinary women I had never heard of […]
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