summer school 2011 | The Proud Trust

What a day! the assembly of the float was manic, hampered by some torrential rain! but we got there in the end. Luckily the rain stopped when we got to the parade point – and everyone got stuck in hanging … Continue reading

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Friday! here already! so now there is a last minute panic…. costumes to make, towers to paint, banners to touch up and bunting to sew! We had a visit from the Lord Mayor at lunchtime, he came to see what … Continue reading

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It’s Thursday afternoon and our preparations are drawing to an end. There is still some work to do, but we can already see a light at the end of the tunnel! From time to time, hard work must be rewarded … Continue reading

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Summer school Wednesday session – what can we say? slow but sure! the place is looking busy, props and paint is everywhere! here are some images from wednesday… the beach is coming!

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looks like people were very busy last night! lots of gorgeously decorated bunting… photos to come soon.

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“No great thing is created suddenly” – Epictetus In the afternoon, the young people continued their art work for Manchester Pride and the upcoming prom. Due to the mottoes “Best of British” and “Seaside”, a lot of different deco was … Continue reading

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We looked at what it means to be homeless and how anybody from any background could find themselves in the position. The group worked in role and considered how people people might feel if they are facing difficulties with their … Continue reading

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The pride workshops have started well, the seaside theme is giving everyone lots of ideas and inspiration. Costume ideas so far have gone from the old man at the seaside (complete with handkerchief on head!) and a shark (well you … Continue reading

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Monday 22 August – Ali Hanbury from Brook came in and ran her sex positive workshop. Here’s what Ali said.. “The young people engaged well in Brook’s sex positive session today; covering sensuality, masturbation myths and sexual pleasure. There was … Continue reading

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Summer School 2011 has started with a bang! or rather a splash! the theme this year is British Seaside. All this week the summer school workshops will run between 11am and 6pm, starting with awareness workshops 11-1, followed by arts … Continue reading

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