Creative courses to build confidence, gain new skills and improve well-being for young people aged 10-16

As part of our new Headstart funded programme we will be delivering a wide range of creative courses to young people in Newham. Each six-week course has been developed by specialist creative practitioners, and will be delivered in the following areas:

  • Digital Art, Film, and Animation
  • Creating Writing and Spoken Word
  • Specialist Arts and Crafts

Get in touch if you would like to find out more:

Email Call/text: 07788 214 019


Digital Arts, Film, and Animation: "Taster term" over six weeks you will cover the basics of video editing, stop motion animation, storyboarding and shooting footage. 

Creative writing, lyrics and spoken word:  "Spoken word and poetry" over six weeks, learn how to use spoken word and poetry for creative expression. Looking a different styles and genres whilst gaining confidence in writing and perhaps even performing too!

Specialist Arts and Craft: "Introduction to drawing" over six weeks, focus on learning how to use pencils, charcoal and pastels to represent the world around us. No previous experience necessary and all abilities welcome.



SALMAGUNDI FILMS: Digital Arts, Film and Animation: @SalmagundiFilms

Salmagundi Films is a not for profit arts organisation founded in 2004 by Zoe Flynn and Bo Chapman and based in Stratford, East London. They work across the community, using film, digital arts and stop frame animation as a platform for creative expression - to give people a voice. 

MAXWELL GOLDEN: Creative writing, Lyrics and Spoken Word: @MaxwellGolden

One of UK’s finest examples of the breadth of Hip Hop artistry. An accomplished theatre writer, director and dramaturg (supported by the likes of National Theatre and Soho Theatre). A charismatic actor and a Slam Poet champion with abundant freestyle rap skills. 

JENNIFER DUTTON: Specialist Arts and Craft @thelittlestudio1

Jennifer studied Graphic Design BA (Hons) at Camberwell College Arts and discovered her passion for printmaking and 'Book Arts'. She’s been an Artist / Printmaker at Skylark Galleries for seven years and works from her studio in Essex; she runs 'The Little Studio' offering workshops and private Tuition.

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