Recent work has included Ticket to Hope, a community poem compiled in autumn 2020 by Helen Mort from the words of people who live, work or study in Derbyshire. They were asked to respond to the question ‘What Does Hope Mean to You?’ Helen has curated these words into a new poem and short film which has incorporated as many people’s ideas as possible.
Our Writing Ambitions commissioning project offered writers the opportunity to work as paid commissioned writers paired with a Derbyshire based arts festival. Partners included Derbyshire County Council, Festivity and Junction Arts and the project received funding and support from Arts Council England. The commissioned writers have produced written and filmed poetry. Writers received training and mentoring with established writers in their field of interest.
This project is funded and supported by Derbyshire County Council, Arts Derbyshire, Writing East Midlands, and Arts Council England with funding from the National Lottery.
Arts, Health and Wellbeing in Derbyshire and beyond… Image courtesy of Opus Music CIC
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Arts Derbyshire has supported many performing arts projects over the years. Image courtesy of Junction Arts Tapton Lock Festival
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