Suze's story: Living with OCD

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Suze's story: Living with OCD

You can’t truly understand the scale of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) unless you've experienced it – unless you've been there, done it, and checked multiple times that you do in fact have the T shirt.

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Simon's story: living with dyslexia

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Simon's story: living with dyslexia

I know when I come up against stigma, it’s not because I am not smart or funny or engaging. It’s because people don’t understand dyslexia. They don’t know how limiting it can be and don’t appreciate how a simple change in a process can mean all the difference to me... 

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Our big announcement

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Our big announcement

I met Simon and Jess through my work at the Brighton Fringe. Their positivity and enthusiasm is infectious. They’re passionate about what they do, and the value and difference it can make to people’s real lives. I strongly believe in equality of opportunity, and that the arts can change lives in small, day to day ways as well as huge...

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How important is playfulness to learning?

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How important is playfulness to learning?

Interactive theatre doesn’t just help keep kids positively engaged for a few hours – it opens the door to a lifetime of curiosity and learning.   

Something magical happened at our Project: Oggbots show for families this autumn half term. And we’re not talking about alien spaceships... 

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Brexhut – built for discussion from discussion

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Brexhut – built for discussion from discussion

Brexhut collaborator Rachel Shorer reports on how the 'project of perspectives' is beginning to take shape.

Hi there, Rachel here. I saw Simon's original blog post in the wake of Brexit when a friend shared it on my Facebook. My timeline was filled with disagreement, upset and name calling...

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Brexhut – The Beginnings

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Brexhut – The Beginnings

Shortly after the referendum I wrote a blog post about the division that was appearing across the country and proposed a project to address this.

The idea was Brexhut, a tourable conversation space for people of different opinions to sit together and find out what they have in common...

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