24 NOVEMBER 2017 / Inauguration of the Walk the Plank’s new Cobden Works creative hub, in Salford (UK), with the SNF’s support

On Thursday, November 23th, Walk the Plank inaugurated Cobden Works, UK’s first purpose-built outdoor arts complex, which has been made possible through the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

The organization’s new outdoor arts creative hub will offer UK and international artists the opportunity to participate in workshops and masterclasses, intensive residential training programs, research and development labs.

Cobden Works will also be the new home of the “European Outdoor Arts Academy: School of Spectacle Training” collaborative project, which has been taking place in five partner cities across Europe since 2016.

Walk the Plank is a performing arts charity, established in 1995, specializing in large-scale outdoor performance, community engagement and participatory events.

For more information about Walk the Plank and its activities, see here.