We provide a range of events to both showcase and celebrate young people's work and achievements across the arts!

We feel it is important to recognise achievements and do this in as many ways as possible from small group presentations in our own settings to exhibitions in local galleries and larger events such as project presentations in the Royal Borough’s Mayor’s Parlour and community events.

Our events recognise reactivity and passion and the hard work, commitment and determination it has taken young people to get to where they are. They also inspire other young people to participate, achieve and act as a platform for progression.

Music Explosion

Over 80 young people participated in Music Explosion 2018 which was held at Westminster College (Paddington). We had singers, musicians, rappers and dancers all performing in front of an audience fo 300 friends and family showcasing their talent.

Outstanding contribution to music awards were handed out on the day to inspiring artists, these included:

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See the full album here

Art Explosion

On May 20th 2018  the Arts Team at Epic came together to deliver their annual Art Exhibition event at our new venue this year in the  KCC Hortensia Exhibition Hall. Art Explosion is a visual arts exhibition & competition that takes place once a year and is open to young people that live and/or go to school within the borough of K&C.  This exhibition is done in partnership with the prestigious SAATCHI Gallery and all winners will also get the chance to have their artwork exhibited later on in the year at Gallery. All winners are chosen by a panel of judges on the evening of the exhibition and were announced on the day.

Congratulations to the winners below:

  • 1st Prize: ‘Reflective Landscape’ - Mariia Eremina, Ashbourne College
  • 2nd Prize: ‘Blue Pen Only’ - Jessie Porcaro
  • 3rd Prize: ‘Samira Hussain’ - Sion Manning School
  • Group Winner: ’Rich Vs Poor’ - Epic Learning

Thank you to all the partnership organisations/ schools that took part below:

Golborne Centre, Epic Learning, Epic Sports Disability Arts, Sion Manning School, Spanish School, Chelsea Academy, Duff Miller College, Ashbourne College, Mander Porter Woodward College, MCWG

If you are interested in any of our art-related programmes please contact Paula on [email protected]

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