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RJC DANCE RURAL TOUR 2018

Posted 02-06-2017
RJC Dance is the leading inclusive Black dance organisation in the North empowering young people and adults through dance, movement and exercise. Youth development and education is at the heart of our work and we are committed to vitality, active participation, creativity and renewal. We seek to inspire, nurture and develop the next generation of diverse artists working in partnership…

Stacy Wraith Herd Farm Fundraiser

Posted 16-05-2017
Stacy Wraith, dance tutor at RJC Dance is participating in an inflatable 5K run at Temple Newsam on Saturday 20th May 2017 to fund raise for Herd Farm Residential 2017 from Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th August.She aims to raise as much money as possible to help give 21 young people from RJC Dance Youth Provision the opportunity to participate.…

Youth Charter 2016 Games Legacy Impact Report

Posted 10-05-2017
The Youth Charter 2016 Games Legacy Impact Report is a four-year review of the social and human development legacy activity with young people and communities locally, nationally and internationally.The 2016 report detailed equality, diversity, inclusion and participation (EDIP) analysis of Team GB squads at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The report findings were used to inform the current…

RJC Playhouse Youth Theatre

Posted 09-05-2017
RJC Playhouse Youth Theatre will be presenting a companion piece in response to “LIFEBOAT”, the extraordinary World War ll drama based on a true story by Nicola McCartney.Described as “Richly inventive and admirably challenging theatre for young people” by The Stage, LIFEBOAT tells the story of two 15-year-old girls who spent 19 terrifying hours in the water on an upturned…

Celebrate Mandela

Posted 10-05-2017
RJC Dance has always had a close connection to Nelson Mandela. We will be presenting a free performance extravaganza suitable for all the family. The showcase will host a variety of diverse artists and young people, presenting spoken word, music, art and dance, to share our connection to South Africa and the struggle for social justice. When: Saturday 8th July…

R.I.P Darcus Howe

Posted 20-04-2017
Darcus Howe (26 February 1943 – 1 April 2017)Born Leighton Rhett Radford Howe, the son of an Anglican priest and a teacher from Trinidad Darcus Howe died aged 74 on 1 April 2017, at his home in Streatham, London.Howe moved to England at the age of 18 intending to study law but soon switched to journalism. At the time of…