Summer Arts Adventures – week one complete!

On Monday 24 July from 8.45am the group started to arrive. By Tuesday 25 July at 3.30pm, 22 children aged 7-11 had made a book, worked on drama, adventure story ideas, weaving, lino printing, used the beautiful historic printing press, Read More …

Eastern Discovery

We worked with Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery exploring their wonderful, inspiring collection of Japanese prints and objects. Eastern Discovery was a two day Summer Arts Award workshop aimed at 7-11year olds.  Activities included speaking and writing Japanese language and Read More …

Summer Arts Adventures-with Blackburn Museum

This summer, children aged 7-11 can achieve their Discover and Explore Arts Award at Blackburn Museum!  Work with Action Factory to create stories, illustrations, drama and fun with textiles. Everyone will make an amazing and unusual book to treasure and Read More …

Darwen Youth Theatre accepted into National Theatre Festival

National Theatre Festival of Young Theatre Our latest exciting news is that both Action Factory’s youth theatre groups: Darwen Youth Theatre seniors and Story Makers from Blackburn have been accepted for NT Connections 500. This festival of young theatre is organised by the National Theatre, London. Read More …