Shows: Tuesday 26th June, 10.30am - 4pm
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What is the value of arts to working class people? Who gets to be an artist? How does change come about? What are the opportunities for communities and artists to learn from each other?
Join Common Wealth and Hassan Mahamdallie for CLASS: The Elephant in the Room, a performance, a conversation, and a workshop that explores how artists and community organisers can work together to create real social change.
10.30 - 11.00 Welcome
11.00 - 11.30 CLASS: The elephant in the room
11.30 - 12.30 Discussion led by Hassan Mahamdallie
12.30 - 1.15 Lunch
1.15 2.15 Panel discussion
2.15 - 3.15 Open space discussion
3.15 - 4:00 Plenary
Part of the Creative Margins series of workshops that explore youth and community work.
Interview with Rhiannon White & Hassan Mahamdallie, Guardian
Lyn Gardner: Is British theatre guilty of failing the working class?
Creative Margins is a new network that will facilitate boundary crossings between the disciplines of youth work, community education and the arts and explore the ways to support vulnerable young people to connect with arts and culture practise, institutions and workforce. CLASS: the elephant in the room is one of the workshops being held across the UK.