Hidden Heroines

Hidden Heroines

In mid June, Peshkar held the third in a series of events under the ‘Hideout’ banner at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. Entitled ‘Hidden Heroines’ the evening explored issues facing young women often in the margins of society and how organisations such as...
GO 4 GOLD…

GO 4 GOLD…

On 5th December 2012 a group of over 50 people assembled in the auditorium of the University Campus Oldham to debate issues and share knowledge around the current and potential opportunities for young people to access the arts…. Entitled ‘Go4Gold’ and presented under...
Cultural Apartheid…

Cultural Apartheid…

Back in the early part of 2011, I attended a conference entitled ‘What Next’ at the Young Vic in London, aimed at raising debate around the proposed cuts to public spending and what implications they would have for the arts in general, and more specifically, to...
Working in the margins

Working in the margins

My old school recently celebrated 40 years of Comprehensive Education and I had the pleasure and privilege of being invited back as one of their old alumni to give out awards for achievement in the field of the performing arts. The fact that I became one of the chosen...
Culture saves lives

Culture saves lives

I attended a celebration event that praised the endeavours of a group of young people from a Youth Inclusion Project in Oldham that have been working with Peshkar artists on a digital theatre project that raised awareness of the problems of gun, gang and knife crime....

Originally formed in 1991 as a community theatre project for Oldham’s Asian community, Peshkar has evolved into the UK’s leading participatory arts organisation targeting young people who are deemed hard to reach or socially disadvantaged.

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