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It shocks schoolchildren into silence - but this brutal scene could save a life

For our visit to Buile Hill Visual Arts College in July we were joined by the Manchester Evening news who wrote an article on the project.

Here is the link to the article. Have a read!

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In May 2019 we held a preview performance of #GETHELP and invited teachers, youth workers and other local organisations to see the play. This gave us a chance to get some feedback and discuss the project. We had the Salford Star come along and watch, this is what they wrote!

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Killing of Yousef Makki inspires teen to raise money to bring #GETHELP to his school

An 18-year-old schoolboy who studies just three miles from were Yousef Makki was killed has raised £1,500 to fund a hard-hitting knife crime play for his school.

The Makki stabbing in Hale Barns shocked the affluent area of Trafford and its surrounding neighbourhoods.

None more so than Wellington School sixth form student Oliver Donnelly.

For him, the thought of knife crime in his quiet neighbourhood of Timperley seemed unbelievable.


An affordable play about knife crime is coming to Salford Arts Theatre

A ‘must-see’ play about the effects of knife crime with a team to help answer any questions is coming to Salford next week.

Salford based production company, Up ‘Ere Productions and the Broughton Trust will be performing a play about knife crime and its effects, ‘#GetHelp’, on Thursday the 20th February, starting at 5pm at Salford Arts Theatre.

Written by the multi-talented, John O’ Neill, this play is designed to help, inspire and educate its audience with very community inclusive ticket prices as under 18’s have free entry and adults will pay just £1

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