Cut Moose


Hilldrop Artistic Takeover

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£1,480 over 6 months


Weekly workshops offered a supportive and respectful environment to engage young people in arts activities, culminating in the creation of an interactive map with QR codes to learn more about the area. The young people were involved in design and delivery of the project, which aimed to develop transferable skills, self-confidence and a sense of belonging. Read more

Who, what, where

  • Children & young people 10-15 years, from the local community
  • Mixed arts: filmmaking, video editing, theatre and performance making, collaborative games, photography, puppetry, storytelling, writing
  • Community connectedness, reengagement post-Covid-19, young person’s voice
  • England, London, Islington

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

This nicely devised project directly involved young people. It was developmental for the organisation, having previously been piloted as an online lockdown project. Ragdoll Foundation support helped to draw additional funding from Islington Giving to continue the project with new participants.