• Wonder Wac Arts Buddying and Transitions Tutors

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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    Salary: Range £12.46 – £18.84 per hour (plus Holiday Pay) depending on experience Duration: 3 month-12 month sessional contract Hours: Between 4-12 hours per week (After school and Weekend) We are looking for a number of dynamic, fun and adventurous individuals to join our Buddying and Transitions service. This service is aimed at disabled young people aged between 11 and […]
  • Wac Arts Diploma final years students present In The Heights

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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       The summer production is directed by award winning Writer and Director Ché Walker. Ché Walker is the multi-award-winning writer director behind UK Netflix’s hit Been So Long starring Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene. Musical Director Phil Cornwell is no stranger to In The Heights, he was the MD on the West End show! Phil’s Musical Director credits also […]
  • Women’s Rights at the Old Town Hall

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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    Women’s Rights – Suffragettes at the Old Town Hall The suffragettes were founded in 1903 by Emmeline Pankhurst. Their aim was to fight ‘with deeds not words’ for women to be allowed to vote in this country. Members of the suffragettes were prepared to use militant action, including violence, to get what they wanted. Some of their actions included going […]
  • The Gay Liberation Front

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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    Hampstead Goes Gay – Hampstead Arts Balls and LGBT Hampstead – In Conversation with Chris Barlow Tuesday 13th November 2018 Between 1947 and 1955 Hampstead Town Hall hosted a series of fancy dress balls arranged by the Hampstead Arts Society. The first one was announced in the Sphere newspaper under the headline “Hampstead Goes Gay.” A Pathe news reel of […]
  • Our Heritage page is now live!

    By Wac Arts on 16/05/2019
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    Our Heritage page is now live! Click the link below to explore the history of the Old Town Hall and Wac Arts, including blog posts about everything from War Time Britain to stuffed fleas and ‘Tales from the WAWA‘, a podcast created by students from Wac Arts Ignite. www.WacArts.co.uk/Heritage Our Heritage Twitter has also now launched. Follow the account to […]
  • What’s On at Wac Arts – Spring-Summer 2019

    By Wac Arts on 10/05/2019
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    Wac Arts believes in the infinite power of the arts to unleash the extraordinary potential of young people. Wac Arts offers inclusive performing arts and media programmes for young people aged 5-26. Weekend and evening enrichment programmes, summer and holiday projects and a full-time professional training course in the Old Town Hall, Belsize Park in the borough of Camden. Click […]
  • What our families think about Wac Arts!

    By Wac Arts on 07/05/2019
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    We spoke to our Junior Wac Arts parents and carers to find out their connection to Wac Arts and why Wac Arts matters. Take a look at what they had to say…  
  • Notable Events at the Old Town Hall

    By Wac Arts on 01/05/2019
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    The Old Town Hall has been the locus of a number of exciting events throughout its 140 year history, from tea dances and balls, including the inaugural ball of the London Nigerian Women’s Association in the 1950s; a series of avant garde fancy dress balls arranged by the Hampstead Arts Society, with a Pathe news reel of the 1951 masked […]
  • Tales from the WAWA

    By Wac Arts on 30/04/2019
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    From the 16th to the 18th of April Wac Arts Ignite Easter project saw students thinking about the history of the Old Town Hall building in Belsize Park, home of Wac Arts. The result was a digital storytelling podcast (listen below) project called Tales from the WAWA which included elements of drama, sound design, music, interviews, visual art, research and […]
  • Hampstead Town Hall Marriages

    By Wac Arts on 29/04/2019
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    T.S. Elliot One of the most notable early marriages conducted at Hampstead Town hall was that of T.S. Eliot. Prior to becoming arguably the greatest poet of the 20th century, Thomas Stearns Eliot was living in Soho with no recorded occupation. On 26 June 1915 he was married at Hampstead Register Office to Vivienne Haigh-Wood, an English governess and writer, […]
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