Royal Opera House Bridge Thurrock Trailblazer

2018 - 2019

Thurrock Trailblazer is an innovative programme of high quality arts and cultural activities.

It ran from July 2018 to July 2019

An group of young school children at a Thurrock Trailblazer event

Project Details

Thurrock Trailblazer is an innovative programme of high quality arts and cultural activities, visits to heritage sites and specialist teacher training, that boosts creative learning in schools and accelerates pupils’ development. In partnership with Thurrock Council, the Royal Opera House is working with local, regional and national arts organizations to deliver cultural education in Thurrock.

So far, up to 2018 Thurrock Trailblazer had worked with over 700 teachers in Continued Professional Development programmes. The programme had reached 46 schools, over 12,000 children and there had been over 40,000 pupil experiences in Thurrock Trailblazer cultural activities to date.

Lyrici Arts provided a series of African and Caribbean storytelling workshops and continued professional development workshops for Thurrock schools led by Olusola Oyeleye from July 2018 to July 2019.

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Supported By

  • Medway Council - Serving You - Logo
  • Lottery Funded Arts Council England Logo
  • Battersea Arts Centre Logo
  • Collaborative Touring Network Logo
  • logo for colyer freguson
  • logo for kent city council
  • Glasbox Theatre Logo
  • Back Medway UK City of Culture 2025 Logo