Made With Many Programme Director, Helen Willmott, writes about stories from real-life in her monthly blog.
People watching By Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many Last month we launched You Must Stay At Home, a piece of new writing by Ryan Leder presenting stories from people experiencing homelessness in Wellingborough. The resulting publication doesn’t simply portray a single story, instead is a collection of mini-stories, thoughts, opinions and dreams, collected … Continue reading People watching
A gentle return Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many. Last week I saw something on Twitter that was super relatable. The tweet simply said something like ‘we’ve got to the point of lockdown when every person is either a) desperately lonely or b) desperate to be alone’. It really rang true with … Continue reading A gentle return
What makes me smile? By Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 18th March 2021 Last week I sat in on a workshop led by Marvin Mudzongo from Lemon Pop Workshops, as part of a series of wellbeing workshops that we have put together for local council employees. Marvin led us through an exercise of … Continue reading What makes me smile?
Looking Ahead Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 17th December 2020 Normally in December I spend some time looking back on the year, considering what went well, what we could have done better and how we’ve changed along the way. And although there’s been lots to reflect on during 2020; successes, mistakes … Continue reading Looking Ahead
Celebrating from a distance Blog by Helen Willmott, Programme Director, Made With Many 19th November 2020 Every year, the autumn is full of traditions and celebrations where normally people gather together to celebrate and remember. From the fun of trick and treating at Halloween and fireworks on Bonfire Night to the more solemn commemoration of … Continue reading Celebrating from a distance
Time to Dream Blog by Helen Willmott (Programme Director) In June, I spent two days at an outdoor art festival in Greenwich with a colleague. To be honest, it’s one of the perks of my job. Every so often I get to visit somewhere new, see how organisations there put together extraordinary arts events and … Continue reading Time to Dream