Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture - CPD: ABC of Brent - 12 November 2019


Tuesday 12th November – all day at Kiln Theatre, Brent

11.30am – 4.30pm – lunch will be provided


Discover the newly released Brent 2020 education resources in this FREE CPD session! You will work with two artists using poetry and sculpture as entry points and inspiration to the resources.

Poet Joelle Taylor, Former UK SLAM champion and resident artist at the Southbank Centre, will introduce new ways into poetry and spoken word and enhance your skills and techniques with several creative activities to try with the students, including multi-lingual poetry, group poems and taking inspiration from their local area.

Clary  Salandy, from Brent based organisation Mahogany Carnival Design, will focus on sculpture inspired by Carnival Arts. Mahogany design and create large scale kinetic sculptures and carnival costumes, utilising the human body in the art form of “Mas Making”, Masquerade or Street Theatre. She will introduce you to materials, show you how to apply 3d techniques for use in the classroom; engaging with pupils at various skill levels. You will also gain an understanding of how to explore you theme to tell a compelling, highly visual story.

You will attend both sessions – one in the morning and one in the afternoon, both tailored to the age of the students you teach.


About Brent 2020 CPD

As part of Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture - we are offering bespoke training opportunities for all Brent educators. Throughout the year there will be training focusing on creativity, fundraising and wellbeing. This is the first CPD event and is planned around the ABC of Brent educational resource. It will link to the key themes of the Brent 2020 programme: Place, Stories, Home & Future and give you lots of creative ideas for bringing the Borough of Culture to life in your schools and settings.


Venue Access:

Kiln Theatre & Cinema has been voted one of the Top Ten Most Accessible Venues in West London by the Octavia Foundation. Both the Kilburn High Road entrance and the Buckley Road entrance are fully accessible, as is the nearest station: Kilburn. There is a disabled bay outside the Kilburn High Road entrance, and there are blue badge parking spaces (two bays) directly outside Kiln Theatre’s entrance on Buckley Road. All toilets are wheelchair accessible. They have two specifically adapted accessible toilet which can be opened with a RADAR key.

More details on their website: 

Brent 2020 education programme

This event is part of the Brent 2020 education programme, providing an opportunity for educators and the cultural sector to connect and find out more about the Brent 2020 programme.

Event Details


Kiln Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road Brent, London, NW6 7JR


12 November 2019


11:30AM 4:30PM



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