Smashed Project Goes International

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Well it’s been an extraordinary few months here at Collingwood! The Smashed Project, a show and workshop we deliver across the UK, has gone international. This academic year, we will be visiting Taiwan, Vietnam, Mozambique, and Jamaica. This is in addition tour a new tour pilot of Northern Ireland! We have launched a dedicated website for the Smashed Project which educates young people on the dangers of underage drinking. Keep up to date with the Smashed Project’s dedicated Facebook Page as well.


Gang Culture and Knife Crime Theatre Project Launches

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‘Ten Years’ Collingwood’s new Gang Culture and Knife Crime Theatre-in-Education project launched in Kirklees on Monday the 5th October. The project, reaching 2000 Year 9 students in schools across the region is funded by Kirklees Council. ‘Ten Years’ a theatre piece and interactive workshop, tells real life stories of young people who have found themselves connected to gangs and become entangled in dangerous and criminal activities.


Child Sexual Exploitation Show Launched

Child Sexual Exploitation Theatre In Education

Sorry we’ve not blogged for a while! So much to tell over the last few months. Well let’s start with the launch of our Child Sexual Exploitation Show back in June. We were delighted to partner with Doncaster Council’s Public Health Team, the Child Sexual Exploitation Team at Doncaster Children’s Service Trust, and Balby Carr Community Academy to develop a CSE performance and workshop programme for Year 9 students.


Road Safety Tour Achieves Great Results

This year we have been delighted to work with Safer Essex Roads Partnership. February and March this year Collingwood delivered our ‘Dead End’ Road Safety theatre in education tour to 45 Essex schools, working with over 8,000 Year 11 students.

As a result of the tour, awareness of the Fatal Four causes for crashes resulting in KSIs (killed or seriously injured) increased by 73%!


MP Launches Nationwide ‘Smashed’ Tour in West Yorkshire


‘Smashed’, our Responsible Drinking theatre in education tour was launched at Salendine Nook High School on Monday in Huddersfield. Jason McCartney MP for Colne Valley joined us and the Year 7 students to learn about the dangers of alcohol misuse through our powerful play performed by Dean, Monika, and Lee from Collingwood.

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