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A Mind Apart celebrates creativity with ArtsApart

Sheffield-based organisation celebrates the joy of the performing arts with week-long online festival.

by Now Then Sheffield
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After a difficult few months in the performing arts sector, A Mind Apart is celebrating the joy that performing can bring with ArtsApart, a week-long celebration of the arts.

The free festival will focus on different art forms within the industry, and artists will hold live sessions on social media every day during the week beginning 24 August. The family-friendly events will focus on celebrating and teaching the arts and reminding people why they are so essential.

A Mind Apart is a unique performing arts organisation with over ten years of experience, believing that everyone should have the opportunity to develop themselves creatively, regardless of background or age.

They work hard to create caring and safe spaces where children, teenagers and adults can learn and develop together and grow in confidence and self-esteem whilst developing their creativity and skills.

Throughout lockdown, the team was quick to pivot and move to online classes, offering regular free, fun and creative online drama sessions to both adults and children, to support and continue their learning.

Funding from The Hilden Charitable Fund has helped ArtsApart become a reality, and has also meant that A Mind Apart can work with more children, young people and adults, offering them access to the performing arts whilst still in lockdown and isolation.

Booking for ArtsApart is available via the A Mind Apart website.

by Now Then Sheffield

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