"Who says that things can't change, that we can't make waves these days
"Who believes will succeed, this world is full of the brave"
Ordinary Rebel - Ordinary Rebel
Claire has over 20 years experience working with all kinds of groups in all sorts of settings in the community, running poetry, song writing, recording, audio/radio and training workshops. In 2005 she worked with school groups to create the 'Manchester Anthem'. Claire worked with two choirs when the Anthem was revised and performed for the Queen during her Diamond Jubilee visit to Manchester!!!
Claire's skills in radio production have been employed with a variety of communities and organisations including Oxfam. the Pankhurst Centre, TiPP (Theatre in Prisons) to give voice to some of the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups. Each bespoke project has been devised to suit the needs of the client organisation.
She directed 5 short films about inclusion and respect for Manchester City Council in 2006 and her wealth of arts experience has also led her work with a variety of different media.
Claire's vast community arts work has been funded by the Prison Service, the National Health Service, local authorities, Universities and Colleges, Library & Leisure Services, Regeneration, Youth Services and numerous voluntary and statutory organisations countrywide.
Claire works with a diverse range of participants - offenders, women's groups, young people and adults with learning disabilities, older people, students, refugees, youth offending teams and behaviour support units - around a variety of issues such as drug misuse, homelessness, regeneration, crime & disorder, school attendance, parenting, community health and so on.
For details of Claire's current schedule, please visit the Diary page.
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