Extraordinary Bodies at the Tall Ships.

This July Liberdade were part of a community cast that performed with Extraordinary Bodies at the Tall Ships event in Sunderland. We chatted to Artistic Director, Claire Hodgson to find out a bit more about the company and their show. Interview transcript. Claire - I’m Claire Hodgson and I am co-artistic director of extraordinary bodies and co-artistic director of Diverse City. Rob - Can you tell us very briefly what those organisations are and what they do? Claire - So, Diverse City is an organisation I founded twelve ago and I run it as a co-artistic director with Jamie Beddard who is a disabled artist and we Diverse City is an engine of artistic and social change and what we are committe

Kinder Communities

Kindness is important.It is at the very heart of our ability to generate wellbeing and the power for change. Drawing attention to our experience of kindness has the potential to disrupt the way we think about society, to change both what we do and how we do it, and challenge existing relationships both as professionals and as individuals. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Carnegie UK Trust both have longstanding interests in evidence-based approaches to enabling and empowering people and their communities in order to promote thriving places and wellbeing. 'The very act of thinking and talking about kindness encourages us to be kinder.' With isolation and loneliness recognised as major chall