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Masterclass for Kent Dance Challege

Posted on June 10, 2017 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

I was asked to create a vocal masterclass for the competition participants of the Kent Dance Challenge, this was y second time as a judge and first time as a Masterclass leader. Participants were varied in their abilities and vocal confidence, we had an amazing time and the talent on the day was phenomenal.

Singing Workshops for Draper Film and Music Academy

Posted on September 5, 2016 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

We were asked to join the creative team to create a music video project, the project was aimed at young people with a high risk of offending. It was a 16 week project incorporating singing, live performance, dance, film making, recorded vocals in the music studio. The final product was a-maze-ing, so proud of everyone who helped make it a success. The Mayor c...
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ScarletWorkshops Monthly Newsletter - Issue 1

Posted on September 1, 2016 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone,

Welcome to September and our brand spanking new newsletter! It's been a while since I've spoken to some of you so let me remind you what we do:

ScarletWorkshops is a social enterprise that raises the standards and aspirations of young people through professional performing arts training and our transformational life-skills workshops.

Snapshot update:


  • Real Drama is closing down aft...

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Singing Workshops for Coin Street

Posted on March 23, 2016 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We were asked to create a 4-week singing workshop for the Girls Group at Coin Street. The girls choose their own activities and mentioned they were interested in singing and music. We had a fantastic time, the girls really shone in their final performa...

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Guest Speaker for Cool Tan Self Advocacy Course

Posted on March 15, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Earlier this month we were asked to create a 2-hour workshop for Cool Tans award winning Self Advocacy programme, the title was "Making a complaint". Participants were medium to high need adults with a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, depression and learning difficulties. Due to the popularity of the workshop, we were later asked to provide a supplementary booklet that t...
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Walworth Lantern Parade

Posted on December 17, 2015 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

We had an amazing time at the Walworth Lantern Parade, with many of our students participating with their hand made lanterns. 

We then came back to Inspire to partake in our End of year showcase 

End of year Showcase and Lantern Parade

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

  Our next Showcase will be in conjunction with the Walworth Lantern Parade, please come down to watch and support our local community and young people :) 

Specialist Workshop for Prince's Trust

Posted on October 25, 2015 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

It's official, the news is out, our Specialist Workshop "How to make the perfect sale and keep your customers happy" will be gracing the Prince's Trust stage in 2 weeks.... PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT....

Specialist Workshop coming to ScarletWorkshops

Posted on October 25, 2015 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

We're super excited to be bringing a specialised dance workshop to our young people. As part of the development of 'Trivialis' which will be staged in the Blue Elephant Theatre Camberwell, 18th-21st of November, choreographer Chloe Aliyanni will be working with the young people of Southwark, delivering free movement/creative workshops. We're excited to take part in and host this great opportunity on behalf of our...
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Unhappiness is like gone off milk!

Posted on October 4, 2015 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)



I met Laura at a business course, she’s 24 and is contemplating starting her own business. As the day goes on I can see her feeling more and more intimidated by the confident characters around her. I feel as though she will not return after lunch, she will use the break as an escape and slide back into the darkness of the ‘complicated’ routi...

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