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Own the Stage

Own The Stage is a digital project aimed at a younger age group, taking RicNic’s unique approach to young people

aged 10-16 in schools and youth groups across the country. This summer, we will be piloting the project with 200

young people across Staffordshire and the West Midlands; bringing the chance for them to explore and celebrate

creative skills, build their confidence and raise their aspirations (all in a completely Covid-safe and school-bubble

way!). We then hope to offer the project out on a wider scale from September, providing free resources for all

school and youth settings. For details on how to access these resources for the 2021/22 academic year please

contact Jennifer Holyhead.

Own the Stage Day: 1st July 2021

As part of the Own the Stage project and our commitment to celebrating creativity, we are very excited to launch

Own the Stage Day - an annual showcase of all the work created within this new digital project and to highlight

creativity across the country.

This year, more than ever we think people need a chance to feel FANTASTIC! With coronavirus having such a

profound impact on everyone and access to the arts extremely restricted, we want to spend a day celebrating

creative fun! We are looking for individuals, families, groups, schools and businesses to get involved, raise some

smiles and help generate some vital funds for RicNic in the process.

1 Minute Spotlight Challenge

Sign up following the link below to register yourself or your group! We are asking for a minimum donation from each participant. On 1st July get dressed in anything that makes you feel amazing from your party clothes to your pyjamas! Choose a time in your day as your ‘Curtain Up’ moment when all participants are asked to stop whatever they are doing, adopt a confident pose and hold it for 1 minute followed by a massive cheer and round of applause. So everyone gets to ‘own their stage’ for that one moment. Photograph, film or live stream your challenge and share it to our social media pages so that we can add you to our Own the Stage Day celebrations! All funds raised from Own the Stage Day will go directly towards supporting our further projects, providing free arts access to young people. SIGN UP HERE
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Own the Stage

“It turned into a family. It was very intense and everyone truly cared. The fact it was run by young people meant it was a safe environment to take risks and the lack of judgment and freedom of expression both aided us in the creative process”
Ellie, Participant

Own The Stage is a digital project aimed at a

younger age group, taking RicNic’s unique

approach to young people aged 10-16 in

schools and youth groups across the country.

This summer, we will be piloting the project

with 200 young people across Staffordshire

and the West Midlands; bringing the chance

for them to explore and celebrate creative

skills, build their confidence and raise their

aspirations (all in a completely Covid-safe and

school-bubble way!). We then hope to offer

the project out on a wider scale from

September, providing free resources for all

school and youth settings. For details on how

to access these resources for the 2021/22

academic year please contact Jennifer

Holyhead.

As part of the Own the Stage project and our

commitment to celebrating creativity, we are

very excited to launch Own the Stage Day - an

annual showcase of all the work created within

this new digital project and to highlight

creativity across the country.

This year, more than ever we think people need

a chance to feel FANTASTIC! With coronavirus

having such a profound impact on everyone

and access to the arts extremely restricted, we

want to spend a day celebrating creative fun!

We are looking for individuals, families, groups,

schools and businesses to get involved, raise

some smiles and help generate some vital

funds for RicNic in the process.

1 Minute Spotlight Challenge

Sign up following the link below to register yourself or your group! We are asking for a minimum donation from each participant. On 1st July get dressed in anything that makes you feel amazing from your party clothes to your pyjamas! Choose a time in your day as your ‘Curtain Up’ moment when all participants are asked to stop whatever they are doing, adopt a confident pose and hold it for 1 minute followed by a massive cheer and round of applause. So everyone gets to ‘own their stage’ for that one moment. Photograph, film or live stream your challenge and share it to our social media pages so that we can add you to our Own the Stage Day celebrations! All funds raised from Own the Stage Day will go directly towards supporting our further projects, providing free arts access to young people. SIGN UP HERE

Own the Stage Day:

1st July 2021