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Saturday Citizens

Drama classes and summer courses for young people aged 14 - 18 with a learning disability.

Do you want to make new friends, learn drama skills and have fun?

If so, the Saturday Citizens for young learning-disabled performers is for you! If you'd like more information, contact Louise Brown on louisebrown@citz.co.uk.

Summer 2021

This term, Saturday Citizens resume weekly sessions on Zoom, meeting every Saturday, 11am-12.30pm. We have a few places available if you'd like to join us.

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Recent highlights

Karen Dunbar's Spoken Word Club

Some of our Saturday Citizens recently took part in a series of workshops led by the well-known comedian and actor Karen Dunbar. The group had a great time exploring different styles of spoken word – including rap and grime and beat poetry, writing their own lyrics and learning how to perform with attitude! 

Saturday Citizens: Summer Academy At Home 

Saturday Citizens had a brilliant time taking part in the Citizens Summer Academy at Home project in July. The group met live on Zoom every afternoon to make and share creative work. We focused on the play Don't Start Me which explored the story of young school pupil Craig, who ends up getting into (and out of) big trouble, led by his big cousin Johnny. 

This was a great way to explore issues including friendship, family relationships, risk-taking, good and bad life choices and best ways to stand up for what you believe in. 

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