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Breaking into the Creative Industry – with a helping hand

  • 6 June 2015, 11:02 am
  • By Claire
  • in Apprenticeships

Get Creative Careers aims to help young people access the creative industries via insider knowledge and video. Rob Jones  - who is the driving force behind Get Creative Careers -  worked with me during Shepton Digital Arts Festivals.  Shepton Digi Fes[...]

A Dark Night Out – Review of Nightflyer by Martin Malcolm

  • 25 May 2015, 10:51 pm
  • By Claire
  • in Reviews

In his play Nightflyer Martin Malcolm has given young people a voice – yet it isn’t pretty, it is remarkable. The setting is a typical end of week night out – could be any town or city centre really – this one is Bristol’s ci[...]

Shepton Mallet Prison – Public Consultation Begins

  • 18 May 2015, 12:07 pm
  • By Claire
  • in Shepton Mallet Prison

Shepton Mallet prison in Somerset – officially known as HMP Cornhill – has been home to thousands of convicts since opening its doors in 1610. On Wednesday, the current owners – heritage property developers City and Country – opened the pr[...]

The Definition of Stupid

  • 29 March 2015, 1:17 pm
  • By Claire
  • in Apprenticeships

The definition of stupid is: “Tending to make poor decisions or careless mistakes.” Adult education and training in England “will not exist by 2020″ if the government continues its “swathe of cuts”, the Association of Colleges [...]