Our Annual Masterclass programme is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of artists, administrators and project managers delivering participatory activities in the arts, museums and libraries.
Tuesday 13th February 2018, 10.30am – 5.00pm, Liverpool
This full day seminar will explore different approaches to designing and delivering first class participatory arts and cultural activities for older people.
Wednesday 31st January 2018, 12.30pm – 4.00pm, Liverpool
This half day seminar is designed to support emerging and more established artists to develop their practice and confidence in delivering workshops in non-arts settings. The session will draw upon Collective Encounters’ experience of working in homeless hostels, hospitals, day centres, community centres, libraries, drop-in centres and care settings.
Thursday 1st March 2018, 12.30pm – 4.00pm, Liverpool
This half-day seminar will outline the theory and practicalities of measuring the social impact of participatory activities on individuals and communities.
Thursday 22nd February, 11am – 8pm and Friday 23rd February, 9.30am – 4.00pm, Liverpool
This two day course will explore good practice in theatre facilitation when working with hard to reach adults. It will introduce ideas on how to engage reluctant participants, techniques for dealing with conflict, ready tested exercises and activities that work well in settings for hard to reach adults and the different types of outcomes that can be expected. On the evening of 22nd February you will attend a performance with an adult participatory theatre group, and on the final afternoon you will have the opportunity to facilitate exercises with adults from Collective Encounters’ Transitions programme.
Wednesday 21st March 2018, 10.30am – 5pm, Liverpool
This full day course provides a nuts and bolts approach to managing arts projects with a societal impact from planning to evaluation.
For more information or to book call 0151 345 6266.