An exciting new arts project is bringing together young children from an Edinburgh nursery and older people from a local care home to explore and celebrate their creativity. This unique collaboration between Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation and Starcatchers, Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years Organisation, recognises the positive impact that strong intergenerational partnerships can have… Read more »
Starcatchers is delighted to be delivering artist-led workshops for babies and their adults in Aberdeen this month – part of Aberdeen Performing Art’s programme of events leading up to the reopening of the city’s new Music Hall in Winter 2018. The series of five workshops will focus on music, movement, sensory and visual art, nurturing… Read more »
“Playspace is an invaluable and essential necessity for all artists to share their practice, connect, collaborate, learn and most of all to have a lot of fun without the pressure of time, space, finances or performance. It felt incredibly good and inspiring to just play with each other and get out of our comfort zone…. Read more »
MamaBabaMe – Starcatchers’ and Curious Seed’s unique dance, physical theatre and live music experience for babies and young children 0-3 – has been announced (24th May) as part of the Made in Scotland showcase 2018. Following its critically acclaimed tour in 2017, we are delighted that tickets are now on sale for MamaBabaMe at The Pleasance… Read more »
A ground-breaking project to introduce more children to high quality theatre by taking productions into school gym halls and other community settings across Scotland is reaching pre-school children as young as 2 for the first time.
A group of young mothers who have written and published a children’s story about their experience of being new parents delighted youngsters Sunflower Family Nurture Centre, Lochgelly with a reading of their work. The group are part of Expecting Something, a project run by Starcatchers to connect artists with mothers under the age of 25 and their babies.
Our five star show Hup will cross the Atlantic this month to give Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, USA, its first live classical music and theatre experience for babies.
Our Creative Journey, a resource exploring how expressive arts benefit children, was officially launched by Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Maree Todd, on Wednesday, 7 February. Published by the Care Inspectorate, in collaboration with Starcatchers and a number of other partner organisations, Our Creative Journey aims to promote good practice in all types of… Read more »
We are delighted to receive confirmation that Starcatchers will become one of Creative Scotland’s Regularly Funded Organisations for the first time in 2018.
We are delighted to present a new film documenting the creative journey of the children, musicians and visual artists involved in our Autumn Sprog Rock tour.