Category: The Hero Project CIC

Derby Kids Camp

What an awesome bunch of people…Volunteers of all ages creating memories with young people from Derby City. Nominated by their schools 300+ young people over 5 weeks attend for a week long camp in the incredible Derbyshire country side. The camp is set up…

THINK! Tool sharing with The Prince’s Trust team and volunteers

Awesome day today with people that are passionate about young people at the Princes Trust in Newcastle. Everyone went away with new THINK! Tools for their own use and to share with others.. We look forward to hearing about their usefulness and everyday application….

We did it… we won our first award!

On Thursday 19th July 2018 we were at the Century Theatre in Coalville at the Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum Awards evening. The Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Forum (LRHF) is for all museums and heritage organisations covering both counties and the city of Leicester.¬†Leicestershire…

Goal…

Book here for a really useful goal setting session! Use for work or personal goals – or both!! Sessions are on 2&3 May at Geek Retreat Cafe on Grainger St, Newcastle… a friendly place to meet.

Sunshine in Newcastle

Deana & Julia’s trip to Newcastle was made so much easier with the sunshine! Arriving on 17th April with meetings booked that afternoon Deana went off to the College to see how young people could be involved… Julia met Ale Flanagan-Wood, the Arts Development…

Thursday 5th April…

Busy day planned… meetings at 9:15, 11:00 & 16:00… we will visit The Discovery Museum, Geek Retreat Cafe, Eldon Gardens, Byker Estate… meeting a local police officer & housing staff & residents in Byker, a trainee journalist & museums programme specialist!

Three would be Heroes on their travels…

We are taking three ‘want to be heroes’ on the 6:16 train to Newcastle! They caused a bit of laughter on arriving on the platform, a lovely railway employee stopped and had a chat with us too! Watch out over next few days as…

Leicester University students visit Coalville

We are supporting students with their 3rd year Geography degrees by hosting a field trip in Coalville! Base will be set up at CEP Ltd on Market Street where lunch will be provided at CK’s which uses food destined for landfill or surplus to…

Together we are Stronger Launch Event

Just arrived… it’s a cold rainy day out there so glad the heaters are on! Hero Project CIC are really proud to be part of this campaign! We are inviting people to come together to make life size Local Heroes for an exhibition in…

Arts Evolution 2018 – The Mighty Creatives Conference

Listened to some inspiring speakers, especially Wayne Hemingway of Hemingway Design telling his story of what can be achieved if you believe it’s possible! His advice to creative young people – be brave, have a voice, don’t accept the status quo – explore emerging…

Coalville Guides complete Agnes Baden Powell as part of the new exhibition.. 50 Fantastic Females

So who wants to get involved in creating an army of inspirational women?? There are 50 cut-outs available for groups, schools and businesses to select and design their own woman as part of a new exhibition in Coalville planned for September 2018. There is…

Newcastle Local Heroes Exhibition what support is on offer to community groups?

When we were asked to come to Newcastle to share our story and the learning tools we have developed over the last 18 months we were both excited and apprehensive. At Hero HQ we are very aware of how hard it can be to…