WINTER 2005 – IN GOD WE TRUST

In the early part of 2005, Peshkar toured a production entitled ‘In God We Trust’ by Avaes Mohammad which looked at issues regarding Islam and inmates at Guantanamo Bay. This video shares reflections from some of the creatives involved in the play…

JULY 2009 - WRITE HOUSE

'Write House' was a project designed to engage writers from a range of backgrounds and disciplines to create work that would inspire theatrical experiences from young people of disadvantaged backgrounds.

Each of the writers were selected as a result of their newness to the format and all created work in progress that was workshopped and then showcased at the Oldham Coliseum Studio in July 2009.  Check out the interviews with the writers here...

JANUARY 2009 - SIEGE

'Siege' was written by Tajinder Singh Hayer and featured a cast of young people from Oldham, Manchester and Cheshire.  The production toured to Crewe Lyceum, Blue Box Theatre Chorlton and the Grange Arts Centre in Oldham.

You can see the making of promo here...

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OCTOBER 2010 - NORTHERN DUST

A play about one young man's struggle to become an artist against a background of gang crime, 'Northern Dust' was a Young Peshkar production performed and written by participant Faz Shah and featured a young cast from the Oldham area.

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JANUARY 2014 - YOUNG PESHKAR FEATURE IN ARTSMARK PROMO

We were proud to feature in this film to promote Artsmark in schools...

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NOVEMBER 2013 - YOUNG PESHKAR FEATURE IN THE ARTS AWARD PROMO FILM...

We are justly proud of our Arts Award offer and the Arts Award team must think so too, because they came and did a feature on 'They Are Here' as part of their Autumn 2013 promo film...

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FEBRUARY 2014 - SAFE PROJECT

Our Safe Young Women's project was delivered in partnership with KOGs and OREP.  Thanks to the wonderful artistic contributions and support here from Caroline Eccles, Nancy Monaghan and Horse & Bamboo.

Read the full case study here:

http://www.peshkar.co.uk/archive/2014/11/8/safe-project-winter-2014

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MARCH 2014 - 'THE MAGIC BOOK' (BIG DIGITAL PROJECT)

Another cool film here made by Jonathan Lewis and featuring our Young Peshkar crew.  Made as part of the Oldham contribution to the Greater Manchester Big Digital Project...

MAY 2014 - ROOTED FESTIVAL

Rooted Festival was lead by Oldham Council.  Our young people put on a music festival with Somewhere To.  You can see our Young Peshkar crew in the orange t-shirts.  Thanks to the fabulous Jonathan Lewis who made this film...

AUGUST 2014 - THEY ARE BACK

'They Are Back' was the Young Peshkar follow up to our 2013 project, 'They Are Here...'

JULY 2014 - BIKE ADVENTURES OLDHAM

Here are the videos created by artists and young people for our Bike Adventures Oldham 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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