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Covid-19 Update

All of Little Green Pig’s activities are now suspended until further notice. We’re working on new and exciting ways to bring writing into children’s homes over the coming weeks- more info on this soon! In the meantime, everyone at LGP sends warm wishes to you and your loved ones in these strange and uncertain times…. read more »

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Ella’s leaving message

We caught up with Ella Burns, who after 10 years of building Little Green Pig into the thriving charity it is today, has decided to step down as Director. Ella tells us that she is excited to see someone new at the helm, and reminisces with us about some of her key memories from her… read more »

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Announcing our new Director

We are delighted to welcome Nicky Crabb to the Little Green Pig family. Nicky will be taking up her appointment as Director in February when our founder director Ella Burns moves on. “I have long admired the brilliant work of Little Green Pig and am very excited to lead the organisation into the next decade…. read more »

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Thursday Club speaks up about the Environment

Like many young people, Little Green Pig’s Thursday club members are extremely concerned about the damage being inflicted on our planet and the inaction of governments. Inspired by Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion, the children researched environmental issues of interest and responded in their inimitable style. Here you’ll find articles, opinion, stories and poems on… read more »

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The Brilliant Brighton Drawathon!

In this super-special event, seven of the country’s top illustrators will be picking up their pens and competing in a fabulous, fun-filled Drawathon! Join in the action and help choose the splendidly silly sketching challenges for these superstars of the children’s book world. Featuring Nick Sharratt (Tracy Beaker, You Choose), Guy Parker-Rees (Giraffes Can’t Dance,… read more »

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In May 2019, Little Green Pig took part in Brighton Festival for the first time with AMPLIFIED. A diverse group of young people took part in an intensive weekend workshop, where they were mentored and encouraged to share their personal stories. The group then took to the stage on Saturday 18 May, presenting their unique… read more »

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We’re hiring!

Are you passionate about creativity, writing, young people, education and the arts? We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our friendly team as a Volunteer Manager and Administrator. The Volunteer Manager and Administrator is a key member of our core team. The team consists of a Director, Deputy Director and Learning… read more »

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3 ways to support LGP this May

Imagine a city in which every child is listened to, supported and celebrated.  Where all children, not only those whose families can afford it, have access to creative opportunities that engage, stretch and delight them. This is the kind of city Little Green Pig are working to make. Every contribution you make goes towards our… read more »

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Six Reasons to buy tickets to Amplified

By now you may have heard about Little Green Pig’s Amplified, our upcoming Brighton Festival event. If you’re wondering whether or not to buy tickets, we’ve outlined some excellent reasons why you might want to come along below!   You’re a young person living in Brighton & Hove. Amplified gives you the rare chance to… read more »

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