Tag "ECF"

The Library Takeover is Underway

Apples and Snakes Senior Associate, Nicky Crabb talks about Library Takeover, an innovative new project for young people aged 11-18 living in Waltham Forest or Croydon.

Sometimes I feel really lucky to have my job, especially when I get to spend time with two such inspirational people as Chris Elwell (Director of the Half Moon Theatre in Tower Hamlets) and Maeve O’Neill (facilitator and Creative Producer for Truth About Youth at Oval House). We recently spent a couple of days holed up in a room at the Free Word Centre

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ECF’s Idea Camp – Connected Action for Public Space

Apples and Snakes’ Senior Associate Nicky Crabb reflects on her experiences taking part in the European Culture Foundation’s Idea Camp

The essential ingredients

Take one incredible, cutting edge building in a diverse European City, fill it with 50 idea makers from 23 countries, give it a good stir and leave them cooking for 3 intense days and voila you have an Idea Camp. This was the first time that the European Cultural Foundation, an independent foundation working across 63 countries, had partnered with their six hub partners to …

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