Pioneer Projects
Fly a Kite

Fly a Kite

A credit to all involved we hope you enjoy this short film, Fly a Kite!
https://vimeo.com/264044789?loop=0Bridging the Gap Creative engagement with older people Imagination Inspiration Celebration The Fly a Kite event was a celebration of the creative work being developed in 4 care homes in Craven, North Yorkshire as part of

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Matchbox fundraising from Wishbone Gallery

Matchbox fundraising from Wishbone Gallery

Matchbox fundraising by Wishbone Gallery A massive Thank You!
£371 raised by The Wishbone Gallery by holding the Matchbox exhibition!
Thanks to all at the Wishbone Gallery, all the artists who contributed the exquisite matchboxes and all those who bought them!
  
  

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Pioneer Projects Training Days With Underley Garden School

Pioneer Projects Training Days With Underley Garden School

Pioneer Projects training days with Underley Garden School
are proving to be an inspiring, creative and therapeutic partnership full of fun, information and collaboration.
Pioneer Projects was approached by Underley Gardens in 2017 and asked to explore the possibility of developing and delivering training which focused on creative engagement

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Celebration of new partnership with Orb and Igen

Celebration of new partnership with Orb and Igen

Claire Morris from Igen Trust met with our new Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski and Pioneer Projects trustees, Jane Burnett and Peter Knock to hand over a cheque marking the exciting beginning of collaborative work now happening in the new partnership between Orb and Pioneer Projects.
Claire describes Igen
“Igen is

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Creative Respite Day for those living with Dementia

Creative Respite Day for those living with Dementia

Our Creative Respite Day for those living with Dementia is currently showing an exhibition of artwork at the Continued Care shop in Settle.
We have been working with Continued Care for several years and the group has an article in the Craven Herald this week, here is the link.

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New Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski

New Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski

We would like to welcome our new, shared, Strategic Director, Leon Fijalkowski, who has joined the team at Pioneer Projects.
Formerly Project Manager at Orb, http://orb-arts.org/ Leon is a long term advocate of using creativity to improve individual well-being and promote more inclusive, capable and vibrant communities.
Two of North

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Pantomime Time!

Pantomime Time!

Come and meet Daisy the Gorgeous Panto Cow from Jack and the Beanstalk!
Tickets for sale at Temptations in Bentham, the show begins on Wednesday 14th February at the Town Hall in Bentham.
Daisy is the result, along with the other Panto props from our Saturday sessions being led by

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Our Looking Well Written Group at Craven Community Champions Awards

Our Looking Well Written Group at Craven Community Champions Awards

The Looking Well Written group who meet here in Bentham Community Library every Tuesday morning have been awarded runners up in the Best Community Group category at the recent Craven Community Champions Awards held last Thursday.
Here is a wonderful short video made for the award ceremony which describes the

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Bentham Community Library Launch Press Release

Bentham Community Library Launch Press Release

Bentham library to celebrate move to new premises
Bentham library will celebrate its move to new premises with an official launch on Saturday, 15 July.
Novelist Leah Fleming, who lives locally and is a supporter of the library, will officially open the new premises. North Yorkshire County Council members and

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The library has officially opened!

Sue Vasey Director of Pioneer Projects would like to thank everyone for coming along and making the launch of the Bentham Community Library such a successful event.
We look forward to welcoming community members of all ages into our new library facility.
“It was indeed a really uplifting event –

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