Will It Be Enough? 

Back in November, we started work with our friends at One Voice Blackburn on our ‘Bubble Up’ programme. This piece of work was supported through Curious Minds and enabled us, along with the team at One Voice and friends McNally Music Tuition to develop a three-way project where girls from the West End Girls (WEGs) […]

Update from InterMEDS

It is now a year since we started the InterMEDS project with our first partner meeting in Lavrio, Greece. 2020 was, of course, a difficult year for all partners, but significant successes have still been had on this project and we are looking forward to sharing some of those outcomes in the coming months.  We […]

YOUth on Air Launches

We are proud to announce the start of a very exciting international project, YOUth On Air. Four artists from Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire are embarking on a European training programme with experts and peers from Belgium, North Macedonia and Serbia to investigate how radio and podcasting can be used as tools to support young […]

Bubbling Up in Blackburn

We were delighted to be awarded one of the sought after ‘Bubble Up’ commissions form Curious Minds in September to work with One Voice and McNally’s Music Tuition in Blackburn to create a brand new project off the back of our ongoing collaboration.    The project will see us working together with groups of children […]

A Bumper Arts Award Summer

When lockdown was announced all the way back in March, we knew immediately that this would mean an unfortunate suspension and, in some cases, termination of Arts Award journeys for some of our young people. We were at a crucial time in the delivery of Silver and Gold Awards with Oldham College students and were […]

Change in a Box

In a confusing and challenging time, socially activated art is becoming more important. One of our Peshkar artists, Joseph Rynhart, explains more about a new project called ‘Change in a Box’. What is Change in a Box? It is a creative learning kit to help 13-19 year olds. It is a collection of resources promoting […]

Crisis Commissions: Communicate

At the start of lockdown dancer/choreographer Sungim Her and artist/performance designer Lucy Algar started an online conversation during which they offered each other films, sound pieces and drawings to respond to. The works they have created could not have happened without the input of both artists. We ask participants to join us to invent new […]

Crisis Commissions: Communicate

When You Wish… by Richard Hughes Richard Hughes is one of  the artists commissioned by Peshkar through our Crisis Commissions programme and he needs your help!  ‘I am asking people to send me long single notes, drones or recordings of found sounds that are long single or repetitive sounds.  These sounds will be collected and […]

Discover Arts Award at Home 

As a Trinity Champion Centre and long-standing deliverer of Arts Award, we are pleased to be supporting the Discover at Home initiative.  Trinity College London has developed ‘Discover at Home’ which will be available throughout the current period. Discover at Home enables children to be rewarded for the creative activities they enjoy and supports them […]

Create Your Own Audio Drama 

As part of our Crisis Commissions programme, Peshkar are pleased to be bringing you a fantastic creative development workshop in Audio Drama.  Led by Dr Sita Thomas and Kamal Kaan, this workshop will take you through a series of top tips on how to write and produce your own audio drama, considering character, narrative and […]