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Easter Activities with ST-ART

By janetuplin |
Craft activities organised by the Barton based  children’s art charity ST-ART for the approaching school holidays all have an Easter theme. The Ropewalk in Barton, Broughton’s Village Hall, the Village Hall in Barrow and Scunthorpe’s Westcliff Youth Centre are hosting the workshops which are suitable for young people aged between five and 13 years old. ST-ART’s Project Co-ordinator Janine Knight said the workshop artists were all working on the theme of Easter. “There is the opportuni... Continue reading »

Lantern Parade 2013

By janetuplin |
Barton upon Humber’s annual Lantern Parade, staged as part of the Town Council’s Christmas Festival, once again attracted large crowds. Families lined the route of the Parade, from The Ropewalk up to Barton’s High Street, as the Parade drew admiring comments. ST-ART project organiser Janine Knight who organised the Parade said she was delighted at how it had been received. “It really was an amazing evening,” she said.  “I think someone counted that there were 38 lanterns in total, s... Continue reading »

Barton’s Christmas Festival Lantern Parade set to be best ever

By janetuplin |
Barton upon Humber’s annual Lantern Parade, staged as part of the Town Council’s Christmas Festival, looks set to be the best ever. Organised by the town’s children’s charity, ST-ART, work began on making the lanterns at workshops held in Barton and various villages around North Lincolnshire. Janine Knight, ST-ART’S project co-ordinator, explained that throughout the weeklong workshops young people and their families had worked hard to create lanterns with the theme, Winter Wonderland.... Continue reading »

Winter Wonderland theme for Barton’s Lantern Parade

By janetuplin |

Work on one of the highlights of Barton upon Humber’s Christmas Festival, the Lantern Parade, begins soon with the launch of the lantern making workshops.

This year, the workshops have again been organised by the Barton based children’s charity, ST-ART, and have the theme, Winter Wonderland.
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Why not become a ST-ART Young Apprentice?

By janetuplin |

If you are interested in art and would like to learn skills to young people why not consider becoming a ST-ART Young Apprentice?

LEADER funding has enabled ST-ART to give young people aged between 16 and 25 years the opportunity to help out on activities that they now feel too old to attend.  Young people have learnt new skills and gained an insight into what it is like to be a freelance artist. They have also given valuable support to artists during busy sessions by helping children attending.   Continue reading »

Busy summer programme for Barton’s ST-ART

By janetuplin |

Around 350 young people have enjoyed this summer’s craft activities put together by the Barton upon Humber based charity, ST-ART.

The activities, which have taken place in Barton and Scunthorpe, as well as rural villages, have been based on Jules Verne’s novel, Around the World in 80 Days.
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