Fair Access Expo: Community and Applied Arts Practice

 Fair Access Expo: 

 Community and Applied Arts Practice 

Friday 7 June, 10 – 3:30pm at The Boardwalk, Glasgow G1 1TF

Are you aged 16 – 25 and want to use your creativity to ask questions, share stories and make change? Do you think the arts can change people’s minds, opinions and lives? Are you interested in building leadership and facilitation skills? If the answer is yes, come along to find out more about Community and Applied Arts Practice at our Fair Access Expo.

At this exciting all-day event, we’re inviting you to join practical sessions with experienced community artists to:

  • Make Theatre
  • Get Moving
  • Make Music
  • Tell a Story

They’ll share their skills and show you how they work creatively with a range of communities. Come and learn about the stories that matter.

What is Community Arts Practice? 

It’s a springboard to careers in teaching, directing, performance making, youth work, community music, arts in health and wellbeing, community education, play work, arts funding, creative learning in arts and cultural organisations and so much more.

How to register

To register, please visit the Eventbrite event page where you can sign up as a young person to attend, or as a teacher to book for a group of pupils.

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Who can attend

Fair Access prioritise places for young people aged 16 – 25 who are facing barriers in accessing the arts and who meet one or more of the following criteria:

Get in touch if you have any questions or need us to check a postcode for you.

If you are a young person living very rurally (e.g. on an island) you may also be eligible. Please get in touch with us and we will let you know if you can apply.

Note to teachers

If you are a teacher, we encourage you to attend this opportunity with your pupils. If you cannot attend, we ask that either an alternative member of staff accompanies the group, or that the students are passed on the booking link in order to book themselves a place. This will enable us to collect the details we require from the young people attending to be able to run the event effectively.

Contact Us

You can contact the team at waci@rcs.ac.uk

Performance Trip: Cyrano De Bergerac


Cyrano De Bergerac, 24 March at 7:30pm

WACI are delighted to announce their 2nd performance trip to see Cyrano de Bergerac

Poster for theatre performance featuring 4 people in 3 sections

About: James McAvoy will reprise his ‘stunningly powerful’ (Evening Standard) performance in this inventive and contemporary adaptation by Martin Crimp, with Jamie Lloyd directing a world-class cast, in an electrifying ensemble performance.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all – if only he could win the heart of his true love. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of De Bergerac – or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

When: 24 March at 7.30pm
Where: The Theatre Royal Glasgow

* Applications now closed *

 Contact Us 

If you require any further information or have any questions, get in touch with WACI at: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Glasgow Festival Trip: Rocks at GFT

WACI are pleased to invite our pupils join us on our trip to see Rocks at Glasgow Film Festival.

When: Sunday 8th March
Where: Meet at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at 15.30 to then walk to the Glasgow Film Theatre.
Who: Open to all WACI pupils

About the film: Rocks is Olushola Joy Omotoso (Bukky Bakray), a London teenager whose life is radically altered when she is left on her own with a little brother who needs her. Fearing they will be separated, she decides to step up to the situation. She tells no one and carries on with a little help from her friends, especially Sumaya (Kosar Ali). Based on a script by award-winning playwrights Theresa Ikoko and Claire Wilson, Sarah Gavron’s Rocks is a raucous celebration of female friendship told with wit, compassion and vibrant performances from a stunning young ensemble.

You can check out the trailer here.

Book your place: here
Booking deadline: Thu 5 Mar

*Update: Sign up for this has now closed.