Zoom network

In March 2020 the UK went into lockdown. Like many organisations, we turned to Zoom to keep our members connected and to discuss issues that were important to them.

The future of working in schools

An exploration of what school visits will look like in September 2020.

Speakers included:

  • Holly Barradell – Head of Faculty for Expressive Arts at Skinners' Kent Academy and Founder of Open
    Drama UK.
  • Timm Dadds – Deputy Head at Cwmrhydyceirw Primary School, Swansea.
  • Elaine Grant – Head of Access Programmes at Mousetrap Theatre Projects.

Click here to download the meeting notes.

Click here to download the recommendations.

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Embedding Diversity into your practice

A discussion on how organisations can instil access and equality into their work.

Speakers included:

  • Ellie Griffiths – Artistic Director, Oily Cart.
  • Phoebe Kemp – actor and Chair of Equity Deaf and Disabled Committee.
  • Lily Ash Sakula – trans non-binary artist, animator and educator.
  • Emmerson Sutton – Youth Independent Advisory Group Member, Advisor to the Young Mayor of
    Lewisham.

Click here to download the meeting notes.

Click here to download the recommendations.

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Developing your online outreach

A session for ACA Members giving them advice on how to deliver their work online, and how to make it accessible.

Speakers included:

  • Matthew Crowfoot – Accessibility Consultant, ACA Critical Friend.
  • Samantha Giblin – Artistic Director, Little Actor’s Theatre Company.
  • Michael Judge – Associate Director, NIE Theatre.

Click here to download the meeting notes.

Click here to download the recommendations.

Click here to download the notes in large print.

 

Our next Zoom event takes place on 22 September at 4pm. It will explore the theme 'Gender and Sexuality issues in our work creating arts for children'.

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