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Sweatbox

Sweatbox



Clean Break’s Sweatbox invites you to enter the back of a prison van in which three women inside share their stories of arrival and anticipation as they are transported from court to prison, from prison to prison, from prison to court.

Creating change through theatre with women on probation

Creating change through theatre with women on probation



Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) has been awarded £20,000 from the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Safer Communities Fund for the pioneering arts intervention programme, Creating Change, now in its third year of operation. Developed by HCT, alongside BearFace Theatre and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Rehabilitation Company, Creating Change uses drama to encourage women […]

Hear her: women’s voices through poetry

Hear her: women’s voices through poetry



Last month National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance chair, Alison Frater, attended the launch of a new London centre for women who have been through the criminal justice system or experienced violence. Here, she shares some of the poems and stories she heard from the women using it. The event Hear Her: Women’s Voices Through Poetry […]

Belong

Belong



A new play from Clean Break’s Young Artist programme explores youth loneliness in London. Showing as part of Lyric Hammersmith’s Evolution festival.