9 schools, 12 weeks, 300 students, 4 PaddleBoat members and 2 fantastic sharings. The Spring term was hectic but incredibly fun. Young people across the county learnt drama skills, shared stories about WWII and had the opportunity to perform on a professional stage.
We were also lucky enough to work with two brand new schools this term - Brampford Speke and Barton Hill.
Having worked with each school over the term, for the first time PaddleBoat hosted two Schools Sharing P
Answer to the morse code from our last blog: CLARE HOLLINGWORTH ONCE SAID, IF YOU PUT ME IN A RICKETY LIFT, I WOULD BE TERRIFIED. IT IS JUST THAT I DO NOT FEEL FRIGHTENED UNDER MACHINE-GUN FIRE. Today the Royal Air Force celebrates its 100th Birthday. There is a remarkable picture of Clare Hollingworth, during her time as the Daily Telegraph defence correspondent 1976-1981, in what is probably an British RAF Plane. Clare Hollingworth Collection We love this picture because it
Thanks to Heritage Lottery Funding and Arts Council England, PaddleBoat will be working with different schools in Devon over the period of two years to educate students about Clare Hollingworth and explore their local WWII history. We will be creating a family production to celebrate the life and work of Clare Hollingworth which will tour in 2019 in conjunction with the 80th anniversary of the start of WWII. Clare Hollingworth died in January 2017, she was the first journalis