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CREATE! - Kinnari's blog

August 2020 saw Activate and b-side team up to deliver a free online course for people in Dorest aged 16-25. CREATE!

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CREATE! - Lola's blog

August 2020 saw Activate and b-side team up to deliver a free online course for people in Dorset aged 16-25. CREATE!

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Wildwriting! Dorset poetry

Dorset writer and poet, Sarah Acton, created Wildwriting! Dorset as part of Activate's micro commission programme, Creative Communities in Quarantine. Wildwriting! Read more
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Artists together

Two artists both working on projects as part of our micro commission programme, Creative Communities in Quarantine, got together on a video call.

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Fuel freelance taskforce

Activate Performing Arts are pleased to be supporting the Freelance Task Force.

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CREATE! Developing Your Idea. Online Course for young people aged 16-25 years.

This course has now finished. Find out more about the participants' experiences over in our News section.

 

Are you 16 – 25 years old?

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Keeping The Remix connected

During these challenging times we're keeping The Remix connected with a creative care package.

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Inside Out Dorset festival postponed

In recent weeks what we recognise as normality has drastically changed. Our day-to-day lives are very different from taking part in social distancing to working from home. In the arts sector we’ve also seen many changes: venues have closed their doors, companies have stopped touring and artists are missing out.

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Responding to Coronavirus

As the public health situation surrounding Covid-19 escalates, Activate are putting measures in place to ensure the safety of staff, artists, participants and audiences across all areas of our work:

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