Real Tees Valley Visual Stories of Youth Real Tees Valley is a film project run over a year across the five boroughs of the Tees Valley, encouraging young people to use the medium of film to tell their own stories around their experiences of living in the area. Our young prospective and developing film-makers worked […] READ MORE
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Writearound ’98 Examples of Work A Yummy Moon – An Anthology of children’s poetry Funding
Best Dresses was a programme which aimed to support the creativity and mental wellbeing of women with substance abuse issues to promote raised self-esteem.
The Wordforms Weekend 1 A two day course for young writers and artists aged 16- 25 held at Village Arts in Summer 1999. The weekend event involved twelve participants and four tutors. The group toured three sites within a five mile radius of Village Arts: Hancock Woods, Skinningrove Beach and the Spoil Heaps over Deep […] READ MORE
Subterranean Poetry A Poetry Place Between May and October 99 Buzzwords ran a Poetry Place residency. funded by Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council and The Poetry Society. Poet and travel writer Paul Hyland worked in East Cleveland for twelve days, running workshops, surgeries, carrying out research and interviews and digging into the history, culture and […] READ MORE
The Scarecrow Conference The project draws on the ancient pagan tradition of building a scarecrow, pinning hopes, dreams and aspirations to it. The scarecrow is then burned so that it and the wishes are returned to the earth in a ritual celebration of renewal and fertility. Heterogloss, a collective of artists, writers, designers based in […] READ MORE