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Express Yourself! Exhibiting artwork by care-experienced young people in North Ayrshire

It's been an absolute privilege to work with North Ayrshire's ThroughCare services on the Express Yourself project over the past nine months. The project offers free tuition in creative techniques to young people in North Ayrshire with experience of the care system.

Our artist Laura Frood has been delivering workshops for care-experienced young people in photography, upycling, textile design and sculpture. They have produced some really high quality artwork with a strong theme of home and belonging.

We are delighted to be holding an exhibition event for the project at Irvine Townhouse (66 High St, Irvine KA12 0AZ) on Thursday 28th February 2019 between 3.30pm and 6pm.

We're very excited about sharing this work with a wider audience. As well as showcasing some incredible artwork, you will witness the young people who took part creating a live piece of art on the day.

If you would like to attend, please contact Matthew McWhinnie on 0141 575 3001 or email

Thanks to Life Changes Trust, North Ayrshire ThroughCare and North Ayrshire Council for their funding and support on this project.

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