The Cultural Education Partnership working in Amber Valley, Bolsover & North East Derbyshire
Our Vision: A childhood made up of rich, varied experiences that include exposure to and participation in arts and cultural education builds the foundations for a happy and healthy life. An equality of access that effectively negotiates personal barriers, social stigma and geographical challenges means no one misses out or goes unheard.
We're back putting some Art into Alfreton Town next month - so get these dates
scribbled in your diaries so you can come along and enjoy the FREE fun on
28th-29th September 2019!
Hundreds of children in schools and adults in community groups across Bolsover,
Amber Valley & North East Derbyshire have been working with the Ofton Festival
lead artists 2019 to co-create the four headline pieces for the event:
Rachel Carter's in flight paper installaion 'Murmuration'
Consisting of almost 1000 paper corn dolly weaves. Crafted by the hands of hundreds of children and adults
in the community and installed in a church, this promises to be a spectacle not to miss!
At St Martins Church DE55 7AH
Sat: 10am - 4pm & Sun: 12 - 2:30pm
David & Nicola Wadsworth’s ‘Mystical Eggs’ .
Taken from the earth and fired in kilns to awaken the creatures within,
hundreds of ceramic eggs co-created with hundreds of children, are seated in handcrafted nests
in the towns old jail!
House of Confinement , King Street
Sat:10am - 4pm & Sun: 10am - 2:30pm
Face up Theatre presents ‘The Bemusement Arcade’. Tom Foolery and ludicrous games
stolen from the people of Alfreton! Co-designed using the imaginations of local children, join in this open air
interactive games extravaganza!
SATURDAY: The Square (outside Naughty but Nice) at:
10:30am – 11am
11am – 11:30am
12pm – 12:30pm
1pm – 1:30pm
2pm – 2:30pm
SUNDAY Abraham Lincoln Library Grounds
3:45 - 4:15pm
Martin Blackham in collaboration with children and young people present ‘Almost Hollywood…?’
It’s not OFTON that HOLLYWOOD comes to Alfreton so come along and see their interpretation of
The Hollywood Sign!
SATURDAY: 10am-4pm The Palmer Morewood Social Club
SUNDAY: 10am - 4pm The Abraham Lincoln Library Grounds
Ofton Festival is predominately funded by Arts Council England