All the world’s a digital stage for Plymouth schools taking part in innovative ‘With Flying Colours’ community arts project

Authored by Mary

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, it brought the curtain down early on the first year of a three-year play-making project that is bringing arts opportunities to schools in areas of Plymouth with traditionally low cultural engagement.

But, thanks to a ‘digital stage’ created on a new website, the children’s work will reach appreciative audiences for years to come.

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Ivybridge students bring Oliver! to life

Authored by jamesreddy

Coordinating the performance of more than 200 aspiring young performers may seem like an onerous task, but Ivybridge Community College’s run of Lionel Bart’s Oliver! proved that it is possible for such a large cast to produce one of the College’s most successful productions.

Featuring more than 200 cast members, including 25 children from the College’s partner primary schools, Oliver...

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