New Diorama Theatre

Awe and wonder! A Children’s Theatre Programme

Quicksilver will collaborate with local schools, families, early years groups and community centres from their base The New Diorama Theatre to develop a theatre programme involving participatory projects, theatre experiences, outreach to inspire a new generation of theatre goers.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 1 February 2011 to 12:00 PM, 1 March 2012

Registered Charity in England and Wales (278795)




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1) Lack of access to Arts and Culture to the local community particularly under 15 year olds 2) Lack of relationships between stake holder groups within the community with a focus on the diverse ethnic groups in the area. 3) Isolation of the elder generation within society


By offering Awe and Wonder! Will address the above problems by: 1) Building bridges between the community and Arts and Culture. 2) Developing and sustaining different relationships between - Community groups and centres - Theatre companies - Education institutions 3) Introducing intergenerational projects using the New Diorama Theatre and Awe and Wonder! as a focus to bring different generations together 4) Creating an accessible community space for celebration and theatre.