Summer Programme – 1st – 23rd August 2019

Get creative with us at Zinc this Summer

Zinc have the answer to what to do over the long holidays: join us for our exciting and inspiring summer programme!

We are offering two 4 week arts courses designed for young people and adults with disabilities or other additional needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental health service users.

In this relaxed and friendly environment participants will grow their self-confidence and social skills, while discovering culture from around the world and developing their performing art skills.

How can you take part?

To book your place or find out any further information, please contact Nadia Allen at Zinc.

Address: Zinc, Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD

Tel: 01277 365626


What is the Zinc Summer Programme?

This summer we are offering two separate 4 week courses on Thursdays and Fridays in August. 

Both courses are packed with challenging and inspiring creative arts activities and workshops. Offering access to high quality arts provision and developing independent skills and self confidence.

Join us for our trip Around the World, and get involved with Zinc Creative Productions.  Explore new creative processes using visual arts, drama and music. We will also improve soft skills and nurture confidence through social interaction, drama, games, and more.

Who is it for?

The Summer Programme is accessible to all unrestricted by health, ability or diagnosis. This may include;

  • Older adults
  • Adults or young people with mental ill health.
  • Adults or young people with learning disabilities and/or special educational needs
  • Adults or young people with physical and/or sensory impairment

The summer programme is for adults and young people aged 14+

What’s on and when?

Thursdays: Around the World

Thursdays 1st to 22nd August

10.30am – 3.30pm

£160 for a 4 week course (includes lunch)

Journey around the world without leaving Essex this summer. Join us for a global adventure of discovery and culture.

We’ll be creating artefacts from different countries, discovering new flavours through cookery and using drama, music and dance to explore the world around us.

Fridays: Zinc Creative Productions

Fridays 2nd to 23rd August

10.30am – 3.30pm

£160 for a 4 week course (includes lunch)

Perform with us at Zinc this summer.

Focusing on the skills involved in creating a performance, the course supplies the opportunity to engage in the learning, practising and implementing of creative skills covering areas such as: dance, creative writing, film making and directing.

If you are aged 14+ and are looking for high quality day service activities through the summer we’re here for you.  Students are welcome from all areas across the region, whether you’re from Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire or even further afield.

Parents, carers or support workers as well as participants are welcome to come and have a look around and discuss the programme prior to booking.

Please download the full brochure here.

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