Illustrated by Ottilie Hainsworth

BrightSTAR: a report by Major Ottilie, Space Artist

Every week since January, the LGP team have been donning spacesuits for an intergalactic residency at Moulsecoomb Primary School, BrightSTAR (Brighton Space Training and Research academy). Working with retail design consultancy Sherlock Studio we have transformed two classrooms into an interactive space station, complete with Mission Control centre, Bio-Lab and Star Simulator. Each child in… read more »

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Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Jeanes

Over the next few months we’re going to shine a light on some of the amazing Story Mentors who give up their time to volunteer at our workshops. First up, we’re talking with Steve Jeanes, who joined Little Green Pig in December 2017. Hi! Please introduce yourself. I’m Steve. I’m retired, but a serial volunteer…. read more »

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Searching for Fresh Faces

We’re always on the look-out for new volunteer Story Mentors here at Little Green Pig, but at the moment we are particularly interested in applications from people aged 16-20. We’re taking part in the #iwill campaign, which supports social action amongst young people. Volunteers are a core part of the Little Green Pig family. You don’t… read more »

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Join us for another brilliant evening of quizzes, games and pig-filled mayhem raising money for creative writing projects with children and young people across Brighton & Hove. Purchase your tickets here. Come with friends to make up your own team of 4-6 people or come as an individual or couple and we’ll put you in… read more »

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Going wild in Moulsecoomb

At Little Green Pig, we love taking writing out the classroom. One area we are particularly interested in at the moment is ‘wild writing’ out in nature. Therefore we were thrilled to recently be awarded funding from the East Brighton Trust to work in partnership with Moulsecoomb Forest Garden on a project with Moulsecoomb Primary… read more »

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The Kitty AI at The Messy Edge. Confused? Read on…

Earlier this year we were the delighted recipients of a Grassroots Award from Brighton Digital Festival. The Award helps support groups who are typically underrepresented in the digital sphere. We worked with 40 students at Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, as well as our regular Tuesday Club group, on a project inspired by Pinar Yoldas’ ‘The Kitty AI’…. read more »

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Nick Sharratt’s Draw-Along for Little Green Pig

  Did you know that Nick Sharratt, as well as being an award-winning and best-selling children’s author and illustrator, is also one of Little Green Pig’s patrons? Nick is very kindly bringing his famous Draw-Along back to Brighton to support Little Green Pig! Nick Sharratt Draw-Along / Saturday 7th October / 2PM / Komedia Brighton… read more »

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Not just a token gesture…

Every month, Waitrose supports local charities with their Community Matters scheme. Little Green Pig is delighted to have been chosen as one of three good causes in the Hove branch for September 2017!   During the month, when you shop at Waitrose Hove you’ll receive a green token at the check out. You then drop… read more »

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Be Brave Summer Sale!

  It’s coming to the end of the school term, and so to celebrate the approaching summer holidays we are having a 50% off Summer Sale of our exclusive BE BRAVE prints created by Nick Sharratt! For just a limited time, these beautiful A3 prints are only £25 including P&P. To purchase yours, select the PayPal button at… read more »

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