Tag: bolton

Community cinema spreads and other good news

So 2019 started for us with a new community cinema site, Merton Extra Care Home. Was lovely to meet the residents and staff there and we’re looking forward to seeing them next month, along with the residents at two other new sites. Tuesday mornings we run Breightmet Butterflies Women’s group at Breightmet UCAN 9.30-11.30, where… Read more »

An Autumn of celebrations

This Autumn we’re all about celebration here at The Videobox, we have the launch of one of our new films next week, and a series of project exhibitions coming up. Our textile and multi media heritage project The People’s Quilt is in its final stages and we’re busy planning the celebration and unveiling event. The… Read more »

Secret Filming, Flat Caps and Air Guitars…

Spent a few days filming with some great people, making a top secret video for their organisation’s upcoming relaunch. Several different locations, a really enthusiastic cast and some classic tunes made for a fab time. It was really interesting to see the difference this organisation makes to local young people’s lives and the breadth of… Read more »

Paint Pots and Tots…early years arts

Our new early years art project, ‘Paint Pots and Tots’ has got off to a cracking start. Week one saw the kids creating marbled paper with shaving foam and food dyes, and producing photos for their Art Books. In Week two we explored the world of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ with the kids, getting messy,… Read more »

The People’s Quilt – Bolton’s Past, Present and Future

Thanks to ‘Awards for All’ National Lottery funding, we have been able to start a fantastic new interactive textiles project, ‘The People’s Quilt’ alongside textiles artist Jennifer Gilmour. Exploring Bolton’s heritage with ex machinists from the factories and mills of Bolton’s past, the present through refugees experiences and the potential future with local schoolchildren, the… Read more »

The Videobox Crew hit the Teenage Market…

On Saturday 13th May, The Videobox crew and the young people from the #bekindtomymind campaign, took to the streets of Bolton, and the latest¬†Teenage Market, to ask other young people what Mental Health meant to them and ask for input in the campaign. #bekindtomymind is a young person led campaign in Bolton, aiming to¬†raise awareness… Read more »