What the Young Leaders say
‘The workshops were useful because I learned about my responsibilities in the different sessions... it was a great work experience opportunity: I had a brilliant time!’ Georgie
‘I really enjoyed seeing the children working together to create a piece of music. However, I found it challenging to engage such a large group of young children to begin with’ Mollie
‘Things I have enjoyed; interacting with members of the public, finding out how a theatre/arts centre works, and meeting new people…highlight of the summer’ Alex
Other opportunities for Young People
There are lots of opportunities for young people to gain work experience at the start of their creative careers at Norden Farm, you can find out more by clicking the below links.
Click here to find out more about the Young Leadership Programme
Click here to find out more about the Young Creatives Programme
Click here to find out more about the Work Experience Programme
Education Officer email/ email@example.com dd/01628 682563
Young Leaders is supported by the Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation
As well as our Work Experience programme we also run the Young Leadership Scheme.
The Young Leadership Programme at Norden Farm allows students to gain hands on work experience.
Young Leaders play an important part of the holidays at Norden Farm assisting craft sessions and front of house activity, working alongside professional arts practitioners and leading an end of week open workshop for local children and families.
The programme, which runs throughout the Easter and summer holidays is open to young people, aged 14- 17 years.
During the Summer Holiday 2022 we ran two Young Leader's programmes:
Two Young Leaders joined our drama team to assist with the creation of our Play in Four Days. Helping to deliver workshops to a group of young people who and performed a play to a live audience here at Norden Farm. Young Leaders helped with workshops, created marketing materials for Norden Farm, and delivered their own 45 minute workshop to the group.
During this week we took two Young Leaders on an artistic adventure, participants took part in many exciting artistic workshops, assisting our on site artist to deliver a programme of arts events to young people, creating posters and marketing materials for Norden Farm and running their own workshop.
If you are interested in taking part in our Easter 2023 Young Leaders Programme please complete the attached form and return it to Jessica Thompson.
Participation in this course can be used toward Bronze, Silver or Gold Arts Award and DofE Award.
The Young Leadership Programme at Norden Farm is supported by The Spoore, Merry and Rixman Foundation.
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