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#BeyondCare

#BeyondCare

Life Beyond Care conference 26th October 2015, 9am-4pm City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London, SE1 2AA The Peer Outreach team at City Hall, in partnership with People’s Palace Projects & Queen Mary University are running a free conference aimed at all those who work with looked after children and care leavers for National Care leavers week […]

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Are we allowed to say “I love you”?

Over the 2 years since we did the first “What does Love Look Like”? event with GLA, we’ve spent a lot of time thinking and talking about the effect on young people and adults in the social care system of the language they’re allowed to use. Young people have learned to exchange the simple, human vocabulary […]

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Inside Out

Can I ask you some questions? Working with Queen Mary, University of London and People’s Palace Projects, looked after children have interviewed adults from inside the care system. Witness them perform their research in the exploration of a formula for change. Through this innovative use of verbatim practice, children use performance to ask questions, create […]

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Why verbatim theatre?

Often used as a type of theatre that gives a platform to marginalised or rarely heard voices, verbatim performance relays the exact words of an individual or group who have been interviewed. Its performance thus appears to give a first hand account of the experiences of its subjects. This can have a profound effect on […]

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Presentation at TAPRA

On Wednesday 9th September 2015, Maggie Inchley and Sylvan Baker gave a paper at TAPRA entitled: Creative Acts: Responding to Looked-After Children and Young People in the UK Care System This paper identifies the urgent need to respond to the crisis in the care of looked- after children and young people, and asserts the potential […]

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PPP contacts

People’s Palace Projects Ltd is registered charity number 1085607 and registered company number 03705562.   PEOPLE’S PALACE PROJECTS c/o School of English and Drama Queen Mary, University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS   email contacts for this project: renata.peppl@peoplespalace.org.uk rosie.hunter@peoplespalace.org.uk  

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