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Our new show iAm is going well, check out the great reviews:
'Like that old bonding game Twister but with a modern technology and social twist ' green light, Traffic Light Reviews
'A living game that really brings audiences to life' as featured on BBC London radio
'Won't spoil the plot, but is a nice bit of sci fi involving ...
18th July 2017
Last week on Tuesday, we had our final FFA workshop and showing before we break for summer. We can’t say enough how proud we are of the young people this block. They have done extraordinary work, despite dealing with the local tragedy at Grenfell. We could not be more pleased and thrilled by how much they’ve grown and how much ...
Well, well, well...The spring and summer terms have seen us very busy here at the Far Far Away programme at SPID. We closed off last block with a showing of the film we created All About Us: A Far Far Away Film Workshop, which you can view now on our website. The young people had a lot of fun filming, learning what and who you need to film & learning ...
Last block, our FFA young people created a promotional video about our Far Far Away workshops, how much fun they have, and what they learn! In turn, they learned the basics of film-making & editing, and had a blast while doing it! Check out how it all came together below!
It's been a truly fascinating and exciting journey on the Reimagining Goldfinger project so far and we are now in the middle of our final block of workshops which will see young participants create a tour performance of the Cheltenham estate. In doing so, participants will work alongside industry professionals and learn to develop their acting, performance, ...
written by workshop assistant: Bella Norman
This week at SPID we continued filming properly for our documentary! We started off with a game of Chinese Whispers… Did you know that unicorns are real?
Anyway, the children worked with light, sound and the camera while the others were being interviewed. Everyone was part of the experience. They also learned ...
Our most recent Jack Petchey winner, Sarah chose to take the group to KidZania for an afternoon. This is the second time we’ve been to KidZania as a group, and the young people always enjoy their time their when we go. KidZania is an adventure park, where the young people can explore what it’s like to be a grown up. The young people enter a ‘kid ...
This week at Spid's Tuesday session, the children continued to develop their confidence in front of the camera. To start with, we played a one word story game! It involved the likes of a crocodile, flamingo and a unicorn, wow...! The children then split into three groups, two were working on developing their confidence in front of the camera through a ...
Spid theatre/Southwark Playhouse
Helena Thompson, the Artistic Director of SPID theatre has written a number of highly acclaimed plays, as well as short films. Namely; Sixteen, Childsplay and Arthur’s world. Her pieces consistently transport the audience to new and unexpected worlds. That’s why, on a cold ...
On 1st December, we had the opportunity to take 8 of our young participants on a theatre trip; something we try to do whenever we have the extra funding to do so. This time we visited The Little Angel Theatre in Islington to see A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, a puppet show which told the story of an old man that crash lands into a town and changes ...