This Month We Are...
Banning Books
Working with Penrose Charity
Story's Out!
Family view points in storytelling
 
Current Project
STRETCH DIGITAL
STRETCH DIGITAL
After the success of the Stretch Story Box project and in direct response to an emerging need from the offending community we are luanching a new programme for the next 3 years with the aim of closing the 'digital divide' between prisoners and the rest of the community.
Digital story telling has been a real success and a really creative way to hear the true voice of the offending community. 
Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, in the report Through the Gateway writes:

“We can’t go on with prisons in a pre-internet dark age: inefficient, wasteful and leaving prisoners woefully unprepared for the real world they will face on release. I have not met one prison professional who does not think drastic change is needed.”
From The Archives
SIMON'S GOLD ARTS AWARD - HIS JOURNEY
Simon has been working with Stretch artist Chris Sherwin for two years. During this time he has achieved his Bronze and Silver Arts Award. Simon’s Gold Arts Award project has introduced him to a range of new people and environments. He has been commissioned by Leeds Council to create an original painting inspired by a local statue. As well as developing his own skills he has been sharing his ideas with the residents at a care home for elderly residence. After a year of planning, making and exploring Simon is now reflecting on the journey he has traveled with Chris.
Movie Vault
Our Team
Simon Osler

SIMON OSLER
Simon  joining us to help us improve our work with young people. Simon has worked with Stretch artists as a participant of Arts Award projects now he joins us to offer a new perspective.

Cheryl Clarke

CHERYL CLARKE
Cheryl Clarke was a founding Trustee of  Stretch and has been a supporter since its inception. Cheryl runs her own business called Mushroom Media and provides advice for Carlotta and the team around public relations and business planning.

Results
Work by our Silver Arts Award young people

"'Elvis' by Anthony Hughes . Spraypaint Stencil on baord 2013 "

Work by our Silver Arts Award young people

Stretch and Eastmoor Calander 2013

"'Art takes me away from all my problems' aged 14 "

Stretch and Eastmoor Calander 2013
Eastmoor Secure Unit

 
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