Stride Theatre has worked with young people from Lupset for over a year, bridging in 2019 with Eastmoor young people to encourage community cohesion and bridging of communities. The young people took part in a number of community events that they created and performed, including Lupfest, Eastfest, Long Division Festival, and the Youth Arts Day at The Coal Mining Museum.
The next stage is to bridge with the young people of Portobello. Portobello young people will create a small scale event for their community, they will then support Lupset and Eastmoor to contribute to Lupset Christmas Fair. This will continue on to creating a performance that will be toured around each other’s community centres in February Half term. A celebration of the young people coming together. Another sentence.