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Take a seat on our Management Board?

By Lisa Davis | October 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Take a seat on our Management Board?

Changing Relations* is looking to recruit a Management Board that can support us in shaping the strategic direction of the company. We are keen for our Board to be made up of those with experience and expertise in: Education, the Arts, Health, Social Science Research, Gender Equality, the Women’s Sector and the Voluntary & Community Sector. We are particularly (although not exclusively) interested in those based in…

Book Make Do and Mend tickets before they run out!

By Lisa Davis | September 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Book Make Do and Mend tickets before they run out!

Fantastic news from the Alphabetti Theatre that our opening night this coming Thursday is nearly sold out. We’d be just as gutted as you if you turned up on the 29th September and found there were no tickets left, so please do get your tickets booked online. Don’t forget that we’re at the Alphabetti on…

Rehearsals!

By Lisa Davis | September 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Rehearsals!

Great to attend rehearsals for our soon-to-tour production of Make Do and Mend last night and see Director & Script-writer Rachel Adamson work together with Movement Director Alys North explore ways of fine-tuning the performance ready for our first night, now less than one week away at the Alphabetti Theatre in Newcastle on Thursday 29th…

Apprenticeship Opportunity!

By Lisa Davis | September 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Apprenticeship Opportunity!

We’re really excited to announce that we are working with Durham County Council and the National Apprenticeship Service to create an Apprenticeship Opportunity at Changing Relations. We are based in Durham City and applicants would need to have a County Durham post code. You would also need to be under the age of 24. The…

Welcoming New Director!

By Lisa Davis | September 11, 2016 | Comments Off on Welcoming New Director!

We are delighted to announce that the fabulous dancer and choreographer – Alys North – has joined us here at Changing Relations as Creative Director. We are really looking forward to developing projects together with Alys and are very pleased at the breadth of educational and artistic expertise our management team now covers. Have a look…

New Website

By Lisa Davis | September 11, 2016 | Comments Off on New Website

Well it’s been a long time coming, but here is our all new up-to-date website. Many thanks to Rich Bielby for his efforts behind the scenes in constructing it for us. There may still be some little niggles to iron out, but we have so much news to start sharing with you, that it really…

Commissions & Collaborations

By Lisa Davis | July 22, 2016 |

“Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men & women, which have led to domination over & discrimination against women by men… violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a subordinate position compared with men”.[1] It is for this reason that…

Who’s Afraid of the Boy in the Dress?

By Lisa Davis | July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Who’s Afraid of the Boy in the Dress?

We’re sick of gender norms and stereotypes pigeon holing the way our children express themselves and what they feel enabled to identify with. We’re planning to work with Primary and Pre-school children, using a range of art forms, to explore, unpick and challenge the overwhelming pink-blue messaging that currently pervades our culture. We very much…

SRE-focused Peer Educator Programme

By Lisa Davis | July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on SRE-focused Peer Educator Programme

An SRE based Peer Educator Programme. Up to 20 students can receive one-to-one support over 3 days to enable them to deliver an SRE day to their peers based on our sexting film & resource pack. Improves confidence, communication skills & provides age appropriate understanding of healthy relationships. Identifies the risks of mobile technology and…

Sex and Relationships Education

By Lisa Davis | July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Sex and Relationships Education

Our first project to support a school embedding Sex and Relationships Education into their delivery, Transforming Relationships was funded by Arts Council England and the 4 Together Area Action Partnership. The project was undertaken with Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College and was supported by Jack Drum Arts and the Partnership Development Director of Newcastle University’s…