Leicester comic con

Leicester Comic Con 2014

  So the 21st of June, 2014 the comic con was held in Leicester, the young people from the STart group at Soft Touch Arts were asked if they would help volunteer at the event with the craft workshop and just in general, five of us offered are assistance. Mason assisted with his manga drawings by doing a self portrait for the public who approached, Lynton did some spray painting on T-shirts, I took photos of the event and Josh and Kyle were general helpers if needed.   The event had a great turn out with many cosplayers dressed as […] Read more »

I, Malvolio review by Abby Smith


So the 24th of May saw I and three others from the STart group went to watch a performance at the Curve Theatre, called “I, Malvolio”. It involved one performer named Tim Crouch, doing a piece based around the Shakespeare play “Twelfth Night”. So, after Jim having booked them, all we had to do was pick the tickets up. Thanks to the Spark festival, we got them for free; and, to be honest, the performance would have been worth the £8 that they were  priced at anyway. The fact we got the opportunity to watch such a excellent performance for […] Read more »

STart go to London- Abby’s Perspective.


So, the 28th of May 2014 the STart group from Soft Touch Arts went on a trip to London to the Tate Modern and got given tickets by the Mighty Creatives to also view the Matisse gallery displayed within. It entitled a 9:30am meet at the train station to help late comers not be late and at 9:59am all seated on the train off we went. 1 hour and 15 minutes of traveling we arrived at ST.Pancreas station where we were held up by a long wait for tube tickets to which Jim finally bought but returned rather cheesed off […] Read more »