Start Project Report 2018-2019

We continued the second year of working in partnership with Deda delivering Discover level Arts Awards to take 180 young people on an art journey. Students from 3 local Schools were invited to take part in Derby Festé 2018 focusing on the Circus. All the children taking part in the project visited Déda to see

Start Project Report

Artcore initially began working with 5 Schools and 240 children on a yearlong art journey incorporating Arts Award Discover. Each school had practice workshops and then were invited to take part in the Childrens Garba in Derby Market Place as part of Derby Festé 2017. Each School visited Déda to see the Bridge the Gap

Innocence & Expression – 23/09/2017

In this session, the group were introduced to the idea of creating miniature worlds and using magazines wrapping paper and other materials to create collages exploring our idea. Then, using clay, we began to create some creatures that might populate our imaginary worlds.

Admire and Inspire Celebration Event

Admire and Inspire Celebration Event During the Admire and Inspire project Artcore engaged with over 100 children over four Schools and two community centres in the local area to break down barriers and work collaboratively to create large collective mosaics. We engaged young people in creative, constructive activities and provided an opportunity to encourage further

Innocence & Expression 11/03/2017

Innocence & Expression was great. The children got to work on finishing creating all the props for the puppet theatre production of Hansel and Gretel

Innocence & Expression 25/02/2017

The children were finishing off decorating their spoon puppets using all sorts of styles and colours to produce uniquely different individual puppets

Innocence & Expression 11/02/2017

Great session where the children got to create their spoon puppets making them as bright and colourful as possible

Innocence & Expression 28/01/17

Innocence & Expression was great on Saturday! The class had a great time designing, creating and then decorating their own puppets from wooden spoons!

Innocence & Expression 21/01/17

The first session of 2017 was great! The children got hands on with creating their 2D shadow puppets. They had a fun time cutting the 2d animals out and seeing how they appeared when light was projected onto them!    

Innocence and Expression 2017

A BBC Children in Need funded programme especially designed for young people Upto 18 years old.In this free programme participants learn to work in various artistic mediums such as painting, clay modelling, sandcasting, making mosaics and more.

Innocence & Expression 10/12/16

It was the last Innocence and Expression of 2016! The children loved getting stuck in working together to finish the mosaic mural!

Innocence & Expression 03/12/16

It was a great session last Saturday! The children have started working on the large mosaic which will be installed in the Umbrella garden. Umbrella is a local charity supporting disabled children, young people and their families, helping people realise their potential and helping to transform lives. The children involved thought it was a very

Innocence and Expression 05/11/16

In this week’s Innocence and Expression, participants were encouraged to work in groups to experiment with mixing colours using acrylic paints. After that, they then explored the wonders of nature by drawing things that you would normally find in the garden on a large piece of paper.

Innocence and Expression 15/10/16

In the first session of the second programme, the children were encouraged to explore the different types of colours, creatures and objects found in a garden. They then took it to paper to design their perfect garden using different art mediums such as crayons, felt tips and collage materials.

CAS Mauritian Trip 28/07/2016

At Mauritian evening, organised by the young people, we saw some amazing performances and delicious food all done by the talented Mauritian group. The evening kicked off with a bang as dancers and singers put on a spectacular show followed by an insight into their culture. As the night went on, we tasted some Mauritian