The aim of this project was to undertake creative consultation with young people of Skelton to engage them with Skelton All Saints Old Church and its grounds.
Creative writing and visual arts were used to generate art work and interest in the church and the grounds, particularly centering around epitaphs, pirates, voyages, death, the afterlife, gravestones, and the grave yard.
Outcomes of the project
- 27 different young people aged between 9 and 14 participated in the workshops.
- Exhibition of young people’s work in the church.
- Greater understanding of local heritage and history.
- Young people worked with professional artists to improve existing techniques, and were exposed to new techniques.