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Only 3 days to go

Yes 3 days .....

Open For Christmas is up and running in schools from December 1

Here's a glimpse of Luke Dickson's lyrics .... not a bad wish! And here's a pic of the lad himself!
So Open up this Christmas
Be the light, you’ll see.
We’ll have the merriest of times,
Bring joy to you and me.
Share your love this Christmas
Give it to a friend
Thoughtfulness and kindness we’re
Hoping it will never end

Here we go with Open For Christmas

Open For Christmas is about to open!

Here's Matt Fordy aka Tricksy Pixie, tricking us into looking at him sideways!

Open for Christmas is in rehearsal

Here's Nicki Davy aka Scary Fairy. Catch her at Leeds Kirkgate Market at 1230 and 1430 December 11, 18, 21, 22, 23

Open for Christmas is in rehearsal

Catch us at Kirkgate Market in Leeds City Centre at 1230 and 1430 on Sat Dec 11, Sat Dec 18, Tues Dec 21, Weds Dec 22, Thursday Dec 22.
Written and Directed by Luke Dickson .... here he is in thinking mode!
It's free .... bring the family!

We are Artsmark registered

We'd be delighted to support you with your Artsmark applications.
Here’s the link to the IVE website which captures our offer.  
Alive and Kicking Theatre Company - IVE (weareive.org)
Here’s the Arts Council outline …. 

The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by Arts Council England.
We support settings to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education for all children and young people.
Our flexible framework helps embed arts, culture and creativity to support a broad and ambitious curriculum, strengthen pupil voice and support personal progression.
Why Artsmark?

  • Support the health and wellbeing of pupils with arts, culture and creativity  
  • Ensure every young person can be creative and access a diverse, high-quality cultural education  
  • Engage, motivate and upskill teaching staff using Artsmark’s CPD and whole school collaboration  
  • Access professional support, advice and resources to strengthen your arts provision   


Here we go again

Both Frederick the Fisherman and The Museum Of Untold Stories are on the road again ... this time to schools in Knottingley.

Home at last!

Edward the explorer has been greeted back to Sunshine Street by 78 children, teachers and families from Clapgate Nursery and by Pearl the dinner lady, Lawrence the Artist and by Audrey the Cook but when is Edward's daughter Ida coming home?
She sent two postcards and the childen sent maps of how to get home (here's a couple of their messages to Ida) ..... but she's still on her adventures .... what next? Who knows but we had a great time.
Let us know if you would like to have Sunshine Street in your nursery.

At this very moment Frederick the fisherman is .....

....with the children of Oakwood Primary.
They are about to tell him the story of The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch so that he can tell it to the Blue Men Of Bridlington!