Alternarration Artist Callout

Alternarration Artist Callout

Alternarration In March 2018, Peshkar embarked on a new European partnership project, working with partners in Belgium and Macedonia on a project funded through the Erasmus+ programme entitled ‘Alternarration’. Alternarration will approach the sensitive issue of youth...
Electives: Waterhead Academy

Electives: Waterhead Academy

In Summer 2017, Waterhead Academy got in touch with us at Peshkar to tell us all about a brand new initiative that they were rolling out for the academic year 2017-18. This was called the Electives programme and was designed to allow students in Years 7 up to 10 to...
Digital Work with Oldham College

Digital Work with Oldham College

The Peshkar team has been working closely with Oldham College since September last year bringing digital experiments and skill sessions to their students studying digital game design. Our team of artists – Michael John Mizra, Kevin Testagrossa, Sophie Mahon and...
Hollinwood Horizons

Hollinwood Horizons

Towards the end of autumn term we spent some time over at Oasis Academy Oldham. We ran a number of sessions with a focus on drama and digital video art. Working with Steph Meskell-Brocken and Sophie Mahon. The workshops were part of Hollinwood Horizons funded project...

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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