Programme

Attend, Critique, Discuss, Review

We aim to boost young people’s cultural knowledge and sense of belonging to cultural spaces, whilst developing key skills needed for their academic and personal success.

Week 1 – Intro

This workshop outlines the programme, unpicks stereotypes relating to the arts, questions who cultural spaces are for and discusses the role of a critic. 

Week 2-7 – Cultural Trips

Attend 

Each week the group of young people attends an exciting art exhibition or play as critics.

Attend 

Each week the group of young people attends an exciting art exhibition or play as critics.

Critique

Each critic uses their Critics’ Club guide, helping them focus on their thoughts, feelings and reactions to both the work and the space they are interacting with.

Discuss

The critics participate in a group workshop in which they discuss, develop and debate their ideas further. 

Review

Each critic writes a short review of their experience, which is published on our website.

Week 8 – Celebration

The group of young critics are invited to celebrate their work with their peers and reflect on the progress they have made.

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Critique

Each critic uses their Critics’ Club guide, helping them focus on their thoughts, feelings and reactions to both the work and the space they are interacting with.

Discuss

The critics participate in a group workshop in which they discuss, develop and debate their ideas further. 

Review

Each critic writes a short review of their experience, which is published on our website.

Week 8 – Celebration

The group of young critics are invited to celebrate their work with their peers and reflect on the progress they have made.

Want to partner with us? Get in touch