Coalville Market, sounds, lights and the Famous 50! Local people and businesses have come together to help us create this immersive experience. (In less than 10 days with very little budget!) Starting with the mining heritage of (most) of the Famous 50, progressing into the trenches of WW1, with a chance to pop into the … More We’ll provide the Headtorch….
Thanks to year 6 Hugglescote Primary, Darren ‘The Graffman’ artist and the Famous 50 we were able to create minature art keepsakes to give away in the community. Using the recycled spray paint cans the children completed their piece of art, wrote their unique label- one for each soldier- and left them in the community … More Free Art Friday
People ask us, what is it you do? For ages we didn’t have the ‘elevator pitch’ rolling off our tongue… We do now… ‘we are a creative community exhibition team that delivers a whole load of other things as well as really unique exhibitions’ If you want more information about our exhibitions or the other … More ‘Exhibitions’ it’s what we do…
See what the BBC said about our exhibition… they also sent a film crew who did a live broadcast at lunchtime followed by a longer broadcast in the early evening East Midlands Today programme. Coalville’s wooden WW1 soldiers depict ‘Famous Fifty’ The wooden soldiers were painted and decorated by members of the public Life-size wooden … More Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!
Julia and Deana are at this exciting Convention in Manchester! After an interesting start to the days activities, and some nice pastries, they were soon taking part in the workshops The workshops attended included Community Health and Wellbeing Start Up Funding Kindred Spirits Storytelling In the evening there was a book launch by Steve Wyler … More Making friends in the right places…
We were really excited to share with you the fact that we were nominated for two prestigious awards…. the Innovation Category for our super duper pen racer and local hero map, a fun and interactive way to download lots of heritage facts whilst racing a pen around a track, avoiding penalty points!! This game has … More East Midlands Heritage Awards 2017
An award made to a charity or community group that can demonstrate excellent community engagement. Must be taking place in Leicestershire or Rutland and the impact of the work needs to be evident in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017. Shortlisted – we were so pleased to have been recognised and … More RCC Awards 2017 – Shortlisted