Are you are a creative young person who loves drama, music, dance or art? If you are going into 4th or 5th Class in September then this could be right up your street!
The Ark Children’s Council is a dynamic and enriching year long experience exploring active citizenship through engagement with the arts as well as amplifying the voice of the child within The Ark, making sure that your voices are included in our decision making.
This August, we will be starting the recruitment process for The Children's Council 2021/22. This is your chance to find out more and get a taste of what our council sessions are like with these free online workshops.
The Children’s Council is free but spaces are limited and it does require commitment and consistent attendance to the program.
To book a place on a taster workshop, just complete the booking form. Our box office team will be in touch to confirm your place.
Pictured: Members of the Children's Council 2019-21 participating in a workshop with PUSH+ Artists Ingvild Lien & Christine Verheyden in January 2020.
Requirements for Participation
For safety reasons, a parent or grown-up should be present in the room throughout the session, and if necessary be available to assist their child, so you're very welcome to take part in the workshop alongside your child.
- Computer/Tablet/Phone with internet access for Zoom – placed on a table at children’s eye level
Online platform: The workshop will be delivered using the Zoom video call software. This will be a private Zoom session which will only be accessed by those booked into the workshop, the artist and The Ark's staff. The session will be recorded for the safety and security of all participants, however this recording will not be shared publicly and will be deleted within 30 days.