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Stanford Creative Works Projects

The Stanford Creative Works Project, based in Stanford in the Western Cape, promotes a nurturing, safe and stimulating environment for children and young adults to explore their creative potential. The Stanford Creative Works Projects is a community based, not-for-profit organisation founded on the belief that access to quality art and cultural education for all people is fundamental for the growth of healthy, wholesome and aware individuals and communities.

SCW Garden Activity

Here in Stanford we have started using small spaces at the homes surrounding the rugby field where the SCW workshops take place. We have been planting herbs and vegetables together with the children. We have replanted Jenny October and Elizabeth’s gardens. The gardens will enable Jenny and Elizabeth  to use fresh ingredients in the soup. […]

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Self-portraits at SCW

We are continuing our theme of body awareness in the workshops. The children were encouraged to explore the lines and features of their own faces or work in groups of two and portrait each other. The session was filled with much laughter and fun as we all explored the variety of forms, colours and shapes […]

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Books and Stories at SCW

This week at SCW we emphasized the importance of stories and storytelling at the workshops and are blessed to have the wonderful Rose Murray, a dedicated volunteer and librarian from the STAR literacy program. The programme is happening at Die Bron School in Stanford on a weekly basis. Rose brings stories for our children and […]

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Movement and Body Awareness at SCW

Grounding our children in their bodies is the current theme we are focusing on. Many children struggle to engage in activities that require basic Fine and Cross motor skills such as holding a pen correctly, cutting with scissors, rhythmic skipping and running, ball skills or concentrating on a task without being distracted easily. Body awareness […]

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The Skills Exchange Cooperative (SEC) Djembe Party

On Saturday the 24th of May SEC hosted a drumming workshop for the kids of Stanford and Baardskeerdersbos. The workshop was facilitated by Michelle from Naturali Catchi and the Deep South Drummers from Cape Town. Howard Krut from the African Horse Company organized the event and as you will see from the pictures the kids […]

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The SEC Stomp, Hoppin’ n’ Boppin’ Djembe Party

SEC will be hosting a dance party in the Koudeberg Farm Barn. 24 May 2014 at 16:30 Music: DJ Dave Roberts from Poltana Club will headline with Tech House including Dub Step, Groove, Electro and more Far South Drummers will kick off Drumming session around 18:30. Open house for all local djembe players to join […]

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Viva Arts Festival Stanford

26 April 2014 This year’s edition of the Stanford Festival took a rather different slant to the one in November 2013. Unfortunately heavy rains slashed through Saturday morning leaving us only with half a day to proceed with the event. The children did enjoy a jumping castle and a blow-up slide however their highlight was […]

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African Limpopo Acrobats

Children from Stanford were treated to a very special and inspiring display of acrobatics by 3 performers from African Limpopo Acrobats. Their names are: Moody Kombe, Muhidini Salum and Limo Safari. Moody and Limo are from Kenya whilst Muhidini originates from Tanzania. The African Limpopo Acrobats have performed all over the world. South Korea, Taiwan, […]

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Limpopo Africa Acrobats at Viva Stanford Arts Festival

The Limpopo Africa Acrobats who will be performing at the Viva Arts Festival on Saturday 26 April 2014! They are an international team that is made up of artists from South African, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and other African nations. They have performed in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China and Germany. They specialize in doing […]

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Stanford Mural Festival

The Stanford community is getting ready for another exciting Mural Festival in association with the Viva Foundation. It will be taking place on Saturday 26 April 2014. All volunteers are welcome. The plan is to do a row of houses with many different colours and shapes. The aim is to get as many people in […]

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