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A series of exciting conversations on creativity in early childhood, with education professionals, artists and academics working in the early years – brought to you by Arts Connect.

Hosted by Pepita Hanna, Associate Director, Partnerships and Investment, Arts Connect and Peppy Hill, Creative Practitioner (Early Years; Higher Education; Families; Communities); certified Play Therapist; Filial Play Coach and Clinical Supervisor for the Creative and Arts Therapies.

Listen to the trailer here!


Episode One

Young Voices & Their Hundred Languages

With Guest: Professor Chris Pascal, Co-director of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood, OBE and Nursery World Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Episode Two

Playfulness: Into the Unknown – Why and how is playfulness critical to early years?

With Guests: Pete Wynne Willson, Storyteller, Writer and Director and Laura Brodie, MBE, Early Years Consultant, Governor of Birmingham’s Federation of Maintained Nurseries

Episode Three

Spaces within Spaces

With Guests: Dr Helen Lyndon, Post Graduate Programme Lead & Senior Research Fellow at CREC and Mark Riley, Visual Artist; Creative States


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