Register here.

Please complete the Registration and Monitoring form before Wednesday 12th February to secure your place on Global Mash Up.

If you cannot complete the forms online, a downloadable version of the Registration form is available here.

Full information about Global Mash Up for parents/guardians is available to download here.

What is Global Mash Up?

Global Mash Up is a free, fun-filled week of creative activities from across the globe. Young people aged 8-16 will get the chance to work with the very best international artists to explore artforms from all over the world, including music, dance, storytelling and den-building.

When and Where is Global Mash Up?

Wednesday 19th February- Friday 21st February 2019, 9am-3pm. 

Global Mash Up will take place at:

Ebor Gardens Community Centre

Haslewood Drive

Leeds

LS9 7PL

 

Please be on time to ensure your child gains the most out of their experience. We expect your child to attend all sessions unless otherwise arranged. If your child is ill please phone ahead on the number: 07384 445 287.

It is important that you drop-off and collect your child from Ebor Gardens Community Centre. If they are planning on travelling alone, please let us know on the registration form

Wednesday 19th February
Arrival - 9am Collection - 3pm
Thursday 20th February
Arrival - 9am  Collection - 3pm
Friday 21st February
Arrival - 9am   *Performance - 1:00pm Collection - 2:00pm

*On the Friday the children will have the opportunity to share a performance of the work they have created during the week. We would like to invite family and friends to attend this event, please arrive by 12:45pm for a 1:00pm start. Parents will be allowed to take children home after the performance.


Requirements

Global Mash Up is an activity week for children and young people aged 8-16.

 In order to participate fully, your child must have:

  • A completed registration form. We will not allow you to leave your child in our care if we have not received this. This form is available on our website. If you cannot fill in the online form, there is a downloadable version that you can email to [email protected] or post to:

Geraldine Connor Foundation

Mill 2, 2nd Floor, Suite D

Mabgate Mills

Leeds

LS9 7DZ

Please ensure you have sent this completed to us by Wednesday 12th February 2020 in order to secure a place for your child.

  • A healthy packed lunch with plenty to drink to stay hydrated.
  • All medications packed in a clear bag with your child’s name and full instructions – please ensure a member of staff is aware of your child’s medication requirements at registration on Wednesday 19th February. There is also space to let us know on the registration form.
  • Ensure you child comes dressed in trainers or other appropriate footwear and loose comfortable clothing.
  • Breeze Card (optional)

 Please do not bring valuables as they can easily get lost or broken.


Special Requirements and Additional Needs

If your child has any special requirements such as dietary restrictions or additional support needs, please inform us using the registration form or get in touch if you would like to chat to us more. Either email [email protected] or call the Geraldine Connor Foundation office on 0113 243 1166.

Child Protection

The child protection officer on this project is Selina McGonagle. If you have any concerns, please contact her on [email protected] .

Breeze Cultural Monitoring

In order to monitor activities for children in Leeds the Geraldine Connor Foundation is part of the Breeze card scheme. The Breeze Card enables young people to receive discounts on sports and entertainment as well borrow books from libraries in Leeds. If you child already has a Breeze Card, please bring it to registration on Monday 28th Oct. If you would like to find out more or purchase a Breeze card you can do so here.

Alternatively, we will have Breeze Card’s available on the day.


Emergency Contact Details

We understand that sometimes things go wrong and you may be running late or need to contact your child. 

EMERGENCY NUMBER: 07384 445 287

Please save this number in your phone, we will use this number to contact you if needed.

If you have any queries prior to the workshop week you can contact the GCF office at: 0113 243 1166 or [email protected].

Activity Details

There will be a variety of workshops throughout the week exploring music, dance, and spoken word from across the world. Participants of Global Mash Up will be given the opportunity to explore different cultural stories, instruments, and styles of dance. We expect all young people to participate in 100% of the activities. If you think there may be a barrier to this please email [email protected] or call the GCF office at 0113 243 1166 to discuss this. 

Artists and GCF staff

GCF Staff: Selina McGonagle, Umi Mistry, Elizabeth Wells

Leading Artist: Christella Litras

Christella is a composer and musician and has worked with the Geraldine Connor Foundation on many occasions, leading participatory workshops with children and young people. She works with arts education networks across Leeds and West Yorkshire, including the Leeds Playhouse, and works to develop and facilitate musical opportunity within the region.

Register here

Full information about Global Mash Up for parents/guardians is available to download here. A printable registration form can be downloaded here.


If you have any questions about Global Mash Up, you can contact the GCF office at 0113 243 1166 or via email at [email protected].

Global Mash Up 2020 has been funded by the Inner East Community Committee and is part of Child Friendly Leeds.