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  • Photo: Our first ever outdoor arts production!

    Our first ever outdoor arts production!

    Looking Back: Facing Forward was DIY’s first ever outdoor arts production! It was also our first production since the pandemic began. A year ago, in June 2021, DIY actors hesitantly started meeting face to face again in Peel Park after a long period of meeting on Zoom. We were all nervous about meeting in person, […]

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  • Photo: News from our Youth Arts Programme.

    News from our Youth Arts Programme.

    DIY’s Youth Drama group has succeeded in securing funding and Young Leaders have shared their views on inclusion with city leaders.   It’s a big thumbs up from Youth Drama members! We are so excited to be able to develop and use new skills in our performance! Youth Drama members are very proud that their […]

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  • Photo: Inside : Outside – Sharing some moments from our R&D

    Inside : Outside – Sharing some moments from our R&D

    DIY’s Core Company has been working hard this term on Inside: Outside our Outdoor Arts Research and Development Project. A fantastic and meaningful performance” Audience feedback The aims of the project were: to enable DIY artists and performers to connect creatively after a long period of separation owing to Covid 19. to develop Outdoor Arts […]

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  • Photo: Lockdown Roundup

    Lockdown Roundup

    The global pandemic has highlighted the importance and centrality of arts and creativity in all our lives and we have been amazed by the incredible energy and resilience of group members and the phenomenal creativity and versatility of the DIY freelance team. Long periods of uncertainty have meant we have had to use our improvisation […]

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  • Photo: Transitions

    Transitions

    June and July have been a period of great change and transition for us all. Members of DIY’s core company have been transitioning from the digital world to meeting up face to face as part of our new Inside: Outside project in Peel Park. DIY has also been working with children from Springwood Primary School. […]

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  • Photo: Sound Sculpture Trail for Peel Park

    Sound Sculpture Trail for Peel Park

    The 2021 Spring term found DIY working in partnership with the Salford Ranger Team and Friends of Peel Park. We made a Sound Sculpture Trail that will enhance visitors’ experience of this lovely Salford green space! Art Inspiration: Using the sculptures in Peel Park as inspiration, DIY members created and recorded a series of six […]

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  • Photo: Circus Tricks: The Animated Series!

    Circus Tricks: The Animated Series!

    ‘Circus Tricks!’ is a Circus Inspired Music & Drama Project created by DIY Theatre Company’s Passing the Baton Groups. Supported by The National Lottery Community Fund, Passing the Baton is for young people with learning disabilities aged 10 – 30 years.  Thanks to original funding from Salford CVS, we were able to visit The Lowry […]

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