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The kids will create projections live for the ‘Illuminated Newstead’ event on Saturday the 8th of November. It is part of the Future Newstead Bonfire Night at Glenalmond Pocket Park. You can download a flyer for the event at the end of this article.
Through the Express Yourself programme, City Arts runs creative workshops that help build the confidence and raise the self-esteem of young people from the Gedling area of Nottinghamshire. The current group have really enjoyed working with Rebecca, a talented multimedia artist, who has produced work for the BBC, Jimmy Choo and Coca-Cola, and who has show her work at venues including The Saatchi Gallery and Royal Festival Hall.
To research their project we took the young participants up to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire for Luminaire. The event consisted of an illuminated trail leading audiences through the house’s impressive grounds. Illuminations were inspired by the drawings of Inigo Jones for the masque of Oberon, The Fairy Prince.