Travel Project at Broxtowe Children’s Centre

Taking a Trip with the CHildren from Broxtowe!

As part of HandMade Theatre’s on-going Community engagement, the company spent seven weeks across July and August 2013 working with the staff and young people at Broxtowe Children’s Centre on a project based on the widely accessible themes of travel and adventure.

Handmade Theatre worked in collaboration with the centre to develop a set of positive and achievable project goals for young people and staff:


Young people:

  • Expand their general life experiences
  • Expand their cultural and geographic awareness
  • Encourage engagement in new activities
  • Encourage sharing, teamwork and collaboration
  • Introduce new and more flexible routines
  • Encourage positive attitudes
  • Encourage and reward positive behavior


Centre Staff:

  • Share skills, knowledge and ideas
  • Encourage positive attitudes
  • Build a culture which encourages and rewards positive behavior
  • Encourage practical involvement in new and different activities
  • Trial new session routines
  • Inspire and enthuse