Creative residential project for Thurrock’s young people

Essex-based arts organisation Zinc (formerly Theatre Resource), has received funding from Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation’s Community Fund to run an exciting creative residential project for vulnerable young people in Thurrock.

The award of just over £8,200 will provide disadvantaged young people in Thurrock with a weekend of drama and visual arts activities to assist in boosting their confidence and developing team building skills.

Senior Project Worker for Zinc, Sonia Cakebread said, “We are delighted to be able to expand our work with vulnerable young people in Thurrock thanks to the support we have received from Thurrock Development Corporation.” She added. “Zinc is committed to working with disadvantaged and disabled young people and will continue to pursue further funding to do similar projects in Thurrock in the future.”

Commenting on the grant, Lois Bowser, Assistant Director of Delivery, Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation said; “We are delighted to be able to support Zinc and enable them to bring their established programme to Thurrock and to help our young people in their future lives.”

Anyone interested in attending should contact Sonia Cakebread on 01277 365626 Sonia.Cakebread@zincarts.org.uk

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