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The power of dreams

The power of dreams

Supporting young people to flourish in the arts means recognising the vital, sustaining power of dreams, and giving artists the means to realise them, says professional coach and mentor Brad Cole.

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Nurturing young talent

Nurturing young talent

Alice Chutter, Children and Young People Producer at Diverse City, marvels as 4 young artists embark on an extraordinary personal and professional development journey, in collaboration with coaches from Damn Cheek.

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Telling all our stories

Telling all our stories

Stories can change lives. Finding and telling inspiring stories – from every corner of life – is central to Damn Cheek’s work, says Artistic Director Karen Spicer.

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Ancient wisdom for new times

Ancient wisdom for new times

What can the 8th century Lindisfarne Gospels – the inspiration for Damn Cheek’s summer 2022 community project, The Causeway – tell us about the world in 2022? Quite a lot, explains writer and Executive Director, Tony Earnshaw.

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This is it…!

This is it…!

Mahsa Hammat Bahary has been appointed an Associate Artist for Damn Cheek. Here she describes her path to becoming an actor.

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Monday’s Child and the lesson of acceptance

Monday’s Child and the lesson of acceptance

Julie Latimer of Age UK Gateshead writes about the importance of acceptance when a family member has dementia, and about how Damn Cheek’s production of Monday’s Child is helping to spread this valuable message.

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