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New workshops available

Local Found Folk and Musical Interaction are two new workshops available for schools, heritage venues and festivals. Each workshop are facilitated by excellent practitioners and can be tailored to your needs. Click here for more details.

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Firebird Trust is Changing

What does Firebird actually do? The redefined mission of the Firebird Trust is to help communities through innovative music and performance / creative projects support growing the economic opportunity for community projects for both communities and artists support artists develop as community artists both through their projects and collaborationCommunity / Innovation / Development / Collaborative […]

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Looked After Children case study. Strut House.

Firebird Trust’s latest Looked after Children case study for Strut House, Lincolnshire. Learn about Firebird’s care in the community and download the latest case study for the Lincolnshire County Council funded Looked after Children project. LAC Strut House Case Study.

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Teaching Languages through Music – Pilot Workshop

Teaching Languages through Music. Education workshops to support the National Curriculum in primary and secondary education. Firebird Trust and creative team member Rikki Thomas Martinez undertook the first pilot session from our range of education workshops. We were invited to deliver the session at Nottingham Girls Academy and they were particularly keen to be involved […]

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Firebird Trust project manage multi-arts based project in Looked after Children Homes

Firebird Trust manage multi-faceted arts project in Looked after Children homes across Lincolnshire The Firebird Trust and creative team member, Liam Robinson have been project managing an arts development project within Lincolnshire’s Looked after Children’s homes. This is a contract funded by Lincolnshire County Council.  Working with a number of skilled artists and performers, Liam […]

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The Firebird Trust features within Online Local Community Magazine – LeftLion

The Firebird Trust were lucky enough to have a piece of editorial written about the work we do throughout the East Midlands and featured within online magazine – LeftLion.co.uk. LeftLion was designed to be an online magazine and resource to help bring together Nottingham’s diverse cultural aspects.  Beth Hewitt of LeftLion visited our offices in […]

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Rhythm & Rhyme project – Parent and Child Creative Play

Following on from our previous article :- SureStart Plays Host to Rhythm and Rhyme Programme, we are keen to give you all an update. Dave ‘Stickman’ Higgins and  Rikki Thomas Martinez are delivering Rhythm and Rhyme projects at Sure Start venues across North West Leicestershire. Some of the activities executed at these Rhythm and Rhyme sessions create inspirational […]

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Firebird Discuss Music in the Community with Local Newspaper

Due to an increase in promotional activity, Firebird Trust were lucky enough to feature in the Nottingham Post newspaper today. With an interest in our programmes, the Nottingham Post were keen to discuss music in the community and how we aim to introduce these programmes into Nottingham and the surrounding areas. Great exposure for us! […]

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Firebird Trust work with Looked After Children in Lincolnshire

Firebird Trust Win Music Contract For Looked After Children in Lincolnshire Firebird Trust has won a 3 year contract with Lincolnshire County Council. We will be working in all of Lincolnshire’s homes for Looked after Children. Sometimes children can’t live at home with their families and they have no relatives or friends who can look after them. When this […]

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Evaluation of Music in the Community Project-Ripples & Waves

Jude Hall, Freelance Cultural Project Evaluator carried out a report to evaluate how successful Firebird Trust’s Ripples and Waves, a music in the community project, had been this year. Communities of Binbrook and Brookenby were the focus of this project and it was born from the lack of community events available in the area. The Firebird Trust and […]

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