The second in Jacksons' programme of sponsored projects with Create, Feeding Creativity recently visited Dalston in East London. A group of 11 - 14-year-olds, who are all young carers, took part in an art workshop with artist, Liz Jackson.
The three-day workshop focused on wellbeing through creativity, the importance of mindfulness and taking time for ourselves. Activities included collage making, weaving and tie-dye. Participants also created their own charms out of clay, making small models of things which might make them feel happy or bring them luck. The young people then made sketchbooks, in which they displayed their work from each of the sessions.
The workshops were facilitated by Liz Jackson, an artist from London specialising in ceramics and visual arts. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins and an MA in Ceramics and Glass from the Royal College of Art.
Jacksons of Yorkshire is sponsoring a series of Create's workshops, as part of Feeding Creativity, the bakery's pledge to support all things creative.
Over half term, a group of young people in Sefton took part in a photography workshop with experts at Create, sponsored by Jacksons.
This simple salad, created by Love From a Vegan, is a perfect accompaniment or light lunch. It showcases Jacksons of Yorkshire's artisan Tiger Bloomer.
What a summer! We've spent it on the road in our Feeding Creativity van, introducing summer shoppers to our arts initiative.