Press

Active Arts Castle Vale are proud of the projects we run, as well as the support they get from the wider city. The following are press clipping on some of our activities:

**For all press inquiries, contact Claire Marshall / claire.marshall@mac.com**

Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: May/June ’14

Story: Castle Vale Community Awards – official voting form, includes all categories for the 2014 awards.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: May/June ’14

Story: Castle Vale Community Awards – interview with Tracey Barrington, the 2013 ‘Unsung Hero’ award winner. Includes information on how to vote for categories in the 2014 awards.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: May/June ’14

Story: Vale Challenges – a story promoting the final Vale Challenge on June 7th, a charity abseil of Topcliffe Tower, alongside a community picnic.

Includes picture of Vale Challenge teddy bears, made by Knits & Pieces, that will be sold at the community picnic to raise money for John Taylor Hospice.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: May/June ’14

Story: Vale Challenges – front page picture story of the charity assault course day at Greenwood Academy on May 9th . Leads into the final Vale Challenge, a charity abseil of Topcliffe Tower on June 7th.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: April/May ’14

Story: ‘Community Awards’ – a story asking for shortlist suggestions for the Castle Vale Community Awards 2014, citing the full categories open for nomination.

Includes details on how to suggest inclusions for the shortlist, closing deadlines and information on the 2014 awards – to be held at Greenwood Academy on June 21st. Also includes information for anyone wishing to volunteer.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: April/May ’14

Story: ‘Assault course challenge’ – a news story about the latest Vale Challenge, the charity assault courses at Greenwood Academy on 9th May.

Includes information on how to get involved, a lead into the final Vale Challenge and community picnic on 7th June, alongside background on John Taylor Hospice – the charity activity’s beneficiary.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: April/May ’14

Story: ‘The Last Leaf, a call for recommendations’ – a further news story about The Last Leaf, asking people to put forward the ‘initial names to honour’, which would be featured on the leaves of the legacy sculpture.

Also includes information on fundraising, both targets and methods.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: April/May ’14

Story: ‘A musical remedy…’ – a news story about the Social Prescription singing workshop, with support image by a member of the photography workshop.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: March/April ’14

Story: ‘The Last Leaf’ – a news story updating Castle Vale on the progress of the legacy sculpture, as it enters the ‘final stages of development: the design stage and the fundraising stage.’

Includes information on fundraising targets, how to donate – as well some concept background and information on the ‘Erdington artist and architect’ commissioned to work on the sculpture, Saranjit Birdi.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: March/April ’14

Story: ‘Pick up a Social Prescription’ – a news story about the wider workshops being held at The Sanctuary, as part of the Social Prescriptions project.

For a more detailed account, click here

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: March/April ’14

Story: The Sanctuary – A call for new members to join a social group for adults, meeting at The Sanctuary twice a month.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: March/April ’14

Story: Castle Vale Festival 2013 – a picture taken from the ‘A Place to Land’. production, by Off Our Trolley – as performed at the Castle Vale Festival in September 2013. Costume by Vortex Creates.

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Publication: Tyburn Mail
Date: March/April ’14

Story: Castle Vale Photograph Project – a call for pictures from the estate over the the past 20 years, to be included in an online gallery. Includes a link to the project’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/castlevalephotoproject2013

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Publication: Midland’s Today
Date: Sept 19th 2013

Story: Castle Vale Festival 2013 – Cath Mackie reports on the opening of the first Castle Vale Festival.

Includes interviews with Claire Marshall, Sue Spicer & local vox pops.

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