The RSA Academies’ Performing Arts Hub are excited to be working with Beatfreeks on a project engaging students and teachers from the RSA Academies to develop school cultures of music making.
Beatfreeks is an award winning social enterprise run by RSA Fellow Anisa Haghdadi. It is based in Birmingham but works nationally to pioneer new ways of engaging, empowering and equipping young people and spaces through a blend of arts and media, social action, leadership and enterprise. Last week a small group of teachers and students from RSA Academies met with Beatfreeks’ Head of Programmes and Training Leadh Woolley and facilitator Marika Beckford for the first session.
Beatfreeks see their work as art activism or ‘Artivism’. They’ve worked with diverse organisations ranging from BBC 1Xtra, where they worked on ‘Scratchbeat’…
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