We wanted to share with you some of the fantastic creative work and activities being offered by our partners at the moment. Browse the list below and maybe discover something new. We’ll be adding to the list each week.
Platform 4 is an artist-led company that creates playful and unexpected worlds in which performers and participants can explore their creativity and the things that matter to them. The work is highly visual and musical, often intimate in scale and process, connects people and puts human relationships at the heart of the event.
We’re thrilled to be sharing with you the exciting new digital feature, Invisible Music, from acclaimed company Platform 4, offering a thought-provoking and intimate meditation on the impact of hearing loss. The film will be available to stream online from Wednesday 15th July.
ArtCare supports the wellbeing of hospital staff, patients and visitors with an array of online content to uplift and inspire you, including music from our Elevate artists, poems, storytelling and ‘have a go’ art guides. We have also teamed up with Odstock Health and Fitness, the hospital’s onsite Leisure Centre, to bring you some online workouts.
Salisbury Museum is based in the King’s House, a grade I listed building located opposite Salisbury Cathedral. With a small but friendly staff, supported by over 200 volunteers. The museum offers a variety of services, including the opportunity to hire this unique location for corporate events and activities.
Salisbury Cathedral is a truly remarkable building, a testimony to the faith and practical skills of the medieval craftsmen who built it, but it is much more than a historical monument. It is a living church and a place of prayer. As the Cathedral Church of the Salisbury diocese, it is the Mother Church of several hundred parishes in Wiltshire and Dorset. It is also a centre of pilgrimage for hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery exists to help visitors and local communities discover its inspiring heritage and art collections. Its core aims are to safeguard, enhance, exhibit and celebrate Swindon’s collections for visitors, now and in the future. With permanent displays, temporary exhibitions, partnership projects, and learning and community engagement programmes, the focus is on exploration, learning and enjoyment.
DANCE SIX-O is a not for profit contemporary dance company based in Salisbury, supported by Wiltshire Creative.
Established in September 2015, DANCE SIX-0 offer men and women approaching 60 and all ages over, the opportunity to experience and benefit from the improved health and wellbeing that can result from regular participation in dance.
Pound Arts is a registered charity (charity number 1102787), limited by guarantee. The Pound arts centre, based in Corsham, two annual festivals and the Rural Arts touring programme, which comprises the rural touring schemes for Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire.
Wiltshire Music Centre
Wiltshire Music Centre is a professional concert hall in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. Recognised nationally, the Centre attracts world-renowned performers from across the classical, world, contemporary, jazz and folk genres, including trumpeter Alison Balsom, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, folk artist Kathryn Tickell and jazz legend Courtney Pine to present over 150 concerts a year, involving more than 1,000 professional, community and young musicians.
Pavilion Dance South West
Pavilion Dance South West is a registered charity (1111641) based in Bournemouth.
PDSW as a centre of excellence for socially relevant Dance
PDSW work with great dance artists and commission and programme dance that connects with people, leaving a lasting impression on the people or place, a footprint in the sand.
Online tutorials with Ballet Cymru
Ballet Cymru have lots of exciting work on their social media channels including morning tutorials each weekday at 10am where our professional dancers will coach you through an exercise a day. We have interviews, pointe classes, stretching and relaxation and strength exercises to work on those core muscles through isolation.
Stopgap Dance Company
Stopgap Dance Company create exhilarating dance productions for national and international touring. We employ disabled and non-disabled artists who find innovative ways to collaborate.
Artificial Things was filmed on location in a derelict suburban shopping mall and featuring an ensemble of disabled and non-disabled dancers, the film explores human interdependence, strength, and vulnerability. The film is a re-imagining of the stage work of the same name and dancers Amy Butler, Laura Jones, Chris Pavia, David Willdridge and Dave Toole, who devised the original piece, all appear in the film.
MICHAEL MEARS - THIS EVIL THING
Michael Mears has had a rich and varied career in theatre, television and film – including seasons with the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Peter Hall Company, portraying many classical and Shakespearean roles. He has also worked in many of the UK’s regional theatres.
Paines Plough tour the best new theatre to all four corners of the UK and around the world. Whether you’re in Liverpool or Lyme Regis, Brighton or Berwick-Upon-Tweed, a Paines Plough show is coming to a theatre near you soon.
"The lifeblood of the UK’s theatre ecosystem." The Guardian
In response to a rapidly changing world, where all touring and live performance is currently on hiatus, we are launching COME TO WHERE I AM – that’s right, a spin-off of our flagship project COME TO WHERE I’M FROM.
In partnership with theatres across the UK, 30 new short plays from writers about the places they call home will be shared with you as visual-audio pieces and then performed at our partner venues when they reopen.
Lawrence Batley Theatre
Following its hugely successful 2019 West End run and national tour, Nigel Slater’s ‘Toast’ returns to the Lawrence Batley Theatre as an online play for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Breach is a multimedia performance company founded by Dorothy Allen-Pickard, Billy Barrett and Ellice Stevens, and produced by Ellie Claughton. They collaborate with actors to create politically engaged, formally exploratory shows that blend drama and documentary.
Corn Exchange Newbury
Unlocked and Unbolted
A collaborative project for young people to share their thoughts and experiences of Covid-19.