Partners


Kernow Education Arts Partnership

Kernow Education Arts Partnership

Creator

www.keap.org.uk

KEAP is Cornwall’s strategic organisation for the arts in education.  Our work now falls under two main strands; The Story Republic – projects & performances celebrating the place of story in Cornwall’s culture; and The Writers’ Block – a unique hub for creative writing where we champion the writer in everyone. Patrons: Sir Tim Rice & Deborah Hinton OBE.

 
Kresen Kernow

Kresen Kernow

Partner

Kresen Kernow is home to the world’s largest collection of documents, books, maps and photographs related to Cornwall’s history. Everyone is welcome to visit and explore these amazing collections. As well as 14 miles of shelving to store over 1.5 million of Cornwall’s treasured archives, the centre has exhibition spaces, learning rooms and a digitisation suite. Visitors can carry out research, pop in and browse, or take part in our varied activity programme. The Writers’ Block has collaborated with Kresen Kernow on a number of long-term projects and one-off events.

 
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The Minack Theatre

Project Partner

www.minack.com

The Minack is a unique theatre perched on the cliffs high above the Atlantic ocean. They put on a full programme of drama, musicals and opera every summer, together with music, comedy and story-telling events. The Minack is also passionate about developing talent and is a key partner in our emerging writers programme.

 
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Hall for Cornwall

Project Partner

www.hallforcornwall.co.uk

Hall for Cornwall is Cornwall’s largest theatre,  their current £21.6 million development will reawaken the beauty and history of City Hall. Meanwhile, The Writers’ Block have been working with them on a small part of their Heritage project, bringing the history of Truro to life through work with schools and the local community.

 
ASONE

ASONE

Project Partner

https://asoneperform.com/

ASONE is a partnership of music and arts organisations who work together to support quality musical learning for all children and young people in Cornwall.  The Hub has partnered with The Writers’ Block on a number of projects where music leaders have worked in schools alongside a writer.

 
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Real Ideas Organisation

Project Partner

www.realideas.org.uk

From supporting young people to find work and develop skills to helping start-ups and enterprises thrive, we work to solve problems and create positive and lasting social change. The Writers’ Block delivers creative writing workshops for young people on the Game Changer programme, supporting them to improve writing and communication skills.

 
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Carefree Cornwall

Community Partner

www.carefreecornwall.org.uk

Carefree works with young people in and leaving care, with the aim of giving them the chance to do things for themselves and others. Carefree is one of our community partners supporting us in training and development, and we offer creative writing workshops to their young people.

 
Cheltenham Festivals

Cheltenham Festivals

Project Partner

www.cheltenhamfestivals.com

Cheltenham Festivals is a charity which feeds the human spirit. Its participation programmes reach out year-round and culminate at the town’s internationally-acclaimed festivals. Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils is part of their outreach programme, and ignites a love of reading in teachers and children. The Writers’ Block is delighted to be a strategic partner delivering RTRP in Cornwall.

 
Literature Works

Literature Works

Project Partner

https://literatureworks.org.uk/what-we-do/

Literature Works support writers at all stages of their careers, connecting them with opportunity and helping them help themselves. They are committed to diversity and to the socially engaged use of literature to develop communities and support wellbeing.

 
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