Girls Only Creative Code Club

Signals wants to help address the gender imbalance in the tech industry, where women currently only represent about 17% of the workforce. In Spring 2018 we started our first Girls Only Creative Coding Club to encourage girls to experiment technology in a safe and welcoming environment. We worked with creative technologists Dave Norton and Emily Godden to run 6 sessions...


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BFI Film Academy 2018

We are delighted to announce that we will begin our sixth BFI Film Academy on Saturday the 13th of October 2018, applications are open now! The BFI Film Academy aims to help train and inspire the next generation of British filmmakers, supporting talented and committed young people aged 16 – 19, to develop the commercial and cultural knowledge and skills...


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Creative Wildlife Workshops at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

Join Signals this summer at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve for a series of FREE creative workshops documenting the reserve through a variety of art forms and encouraging young people to respond to the outdoors. As part of our The Year project, over the next 12 months we’ll be running a variety of projects for young people (11-25yrs) at Fingringhoe Wick...


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#ExpressYourself at the Young Children’s Festival

Signals is working with Colchester Libraries to encourage young people to #ExpressYourself and embrace creativity as a form of self-help and improved wellbeing – all whilst engaging more with their library at the same time. Recently we took our #ExpressYourself project to the Colchester Young Children’s Festival, inviting participants to experiment with animation and create their own response to the question “what makes you...


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