1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
A day of free workshops, exhibitions and performances in Woolwich as part of the GET CREATIVE festival
artFix have teamed up with artists and community groups within the local area to celebrate creativity and to share their stories about what it is like to live and work in Woolwich.
Join us for a day of workshops, performances, projections and installations created by community groups during the past few months!
More info on #ADayInTheLife here
1 pm – 3 pm | Free Get Creative Workshops
- Story Telling Workshop | With Petite Pantos
Family Friendly workshops to explore storytelling through theatre, focusing on life in Woolwich!
1st session | 1 pm – 1:50 pm
2nd session | 2 pm – 2:50 pm
- A day in the life Photo Studio | With Sandra Marques
Come and stage yourself in our mini photo studio. Be the model, play the photographer and unleash your creative spirit!
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Performances
- 3:30 pm | Welcome to Woolwich | Story Telling Video | 10 min
By the English Express Group | Facilitated by Petite Pantos
The English Express Group explore their lives in Woolwich through their own languages and second language and give a unique perspective on this town.
- 3:45 pm| Who am I? | Video & Spoken Word Performance | 20 min
By RevolYOUtion | Facilitated by Tatiana Ellis
RevolYOUtion addresses the thought-provoking issue of how British you feel if your family is from another country. This is shown using visual art and spoken word.
- 4:10 pm | Woolwich Wonders | Story Telling Performance | 10 min
By the 7th Plumstead Brownies | Facilitated by Petite Pantos
The 7th Plumstead Brownies have created a theatrical poem, all about life in Woolwich. This will be a brave piece that addresses their hopes and fears that living here creates.
- 4:25 pm | Everything happens for a reason |Creative documentary | 20 min
By Black Majority Ethnicity Voluntears | Facilitated by Tatiana Ellis
The BME Voluntears tell their stories through film, showing that family is not only your blood.
- 4:50 pm | A Guides’s guide to Woolwich | Story Telling Performance | 15 min
By the 7th Plumstead Guides | Facilitated by Petite Pantos
Woolwich is a wonderful and curious place. The 7th Plumstead Guides will introduce you to the hopes and dreams that this area can inspire, with three theatrical pieces that they have created themselves.
1 pm – 5:30 pm | Exhibitions
- AIM Walk of Fame | Visual arts installation
By Autistic Inclusive Meets | Facilitated by Lucia Colella
An installation of colourful life-size silhouettes mimicking the cut-outs of screen stars often seen at cinemas symbolic of the Autistic community’s right to be accepted and celebrated as easily as we embrace celebrities and film in our everyday lives.
- The places we call home | Photography Exhibition
By Gallion Views Care home & Woolwich residents | Facilitated by Sandra Marques
Through the use of photography, participants from different backgrounds were invited to tell visual stories and recall memories about themselves, the places they live in and the people they share these places with. Photography becomes a way of bringing people & places together, sharing stories and creativity.
- This is not pastry… | Prints & wooden artefacts
By Women in Sheds | Facilitated by Lucia Colella
An eclectic combination of Totemic poles, prints and wall hangings expressing the diverse hand-crafted stories from the Women in Sheds.
- I wear my on my sleeve | Fashion installation
By Rosebud centre for Girls | Facilitated by Tatiana Ellis
Rosebud Centre for Girls used the art of Upcycling on denim jackets to convey their individual stories of young women growing up in today’s society.
- The truth beyond the tree | Recycled Sculpture
By Friends of Woolwich Common | Facilitated by Lucia Colella
Discover a functional sculpture and smaller artworks, created by local people who decided to clean up Woolwich common.
6:30 pm at artFix | Creative Karaoke
Who said you couldn’t get creative with your voice and have fun at the same time? Come to finish the day on a high note with our Epic karaoke!
This project has been funded by the Royal Borough of Greenwich Community Art Fund. The event is organised in partnership with the Woolwich Centre Library with the support of Shooters Hill Sixth Form College.