Strike A Light: Let’s Create

This page summarises our current and upcoming activity and how it fits with the ‘Let’s Create’ Outcomes and Investment Principles. You can filter down to specific things you want to see by using the category buttons.

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I Stand For What I Stand On

Young people from Gloucester’s Student Climate Network present their own original protest performance, under Gaia at the Cathedral

Education and career development

If you’re based in Gloucester and interested in the arts, we can help support you in your arts education and career development in loads of different ways

Krump training with Joshua Nash

A community collaboration: Joshua Nash x Shenice Ellis x Ambitions Dance

Hear Me Out

During lockdown, spring and summer 2020, we worked with a fabulous group of young people, alongside The Venture Project in White City, meeting weekly via Zoom, listening to and watching music videos together, and discussing thoughts, feelings and opinions on music, and life in general.

Youth Dance Company

Weekly classes, led by professional dancers from Rise Youth Dance. For ages 15+


Since 2016, Strike A Light and GL4 have worked in partnership to support the engagement of new audiences and regeneration in the community.

Gloucester Presents… Fashion Show

Local residents teamed up with amazing artists to produce their own choreographed fashion show 🔥

Hungry Nation

This project is dependent on funding. If successful we will be commissioned by Coventry City of Culture to co-create a nationally significant performance event with food bank users, food poverty researchers and artists

Take part: youth theatre

We run weekly Youth Theatre sessions for three different age groups: 7-11s, 11-16s and 16+

Gloucester Presents… SheSpoke

A small group of women took part in writing workshops to express themselves in poetry – which was then turned into a hand-sewn textile banner 🔥

The World Awakens

Pupils from schools in Gloucester have created a brand new piece of music alongside The Multi Story Orchestra.

Of Earth and Sky

Gloucester goes Hollywood – watch as giant letters appear across the city!

Gloucester Presents… Communities in Conversation

A filmed panel discussion, where the guests are all Gloucester residents – sharing their stories of life in the city 🔥

Gloucester presents: White City x Conrad Murray x Lucy Wilcox

What happens when you team up a group of local residents with a pair of incredible artists?

Joined-Up: Exploring Co-Creation Practice in Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset

An online event to find out who is co-creating in our area and to share stories of brilliant people working together creating positive social change

Gloucestershire Arts Award Discover at Home

Check out our first digital arts award challenge from Strike A Light youth theatre practitioner Tom who will lead you through a magical corridor of games and improvisation to ignite your imagination.

Producer (co-created programme) Call Out

We’re looking for an experienced producer to join our team and lead on our co-created programme of work.

2020 Year in Review

A year of community x creative collaborations

Free online dance lessons for schools during lockdown

During lockdown, we are making our in-school dance provision available online to schools, for FREE!