“I don’t think many of them thought they could do this at the start, look at them now though! The change in their attitude and confidence has been astonishing!”
“[name removed] has started going to the library to get art books out to learn more. I never thought I’d see the day!”
“It’s really been wonderful to see the change in some of the lads, they’ve grown in confidence from this project and they’ve learned so much. Do you know, I actually think they walk taller as a result”
“If you’d said that those lads would have been in that room working a few weeks ago, I wouldn’t have believed you”
“The change in some of those lads is amazing”
“He didn’t say anything, or do anything, but now he’s a changed lad. He comes in here singing”
“It’s been a very positive and relaxed atmosphere today. It’s been good to see staff, the artists and the lads working together. I think it’s been one of my best days working here.”
“It’s good to see the participants feeling relaxed and able to move between sessions.”
“I was told that during one afternoon, all the lads were working together. I can’t tell you how amazing that is. We know, for example that some of the lads didn’t get on well and bore grudges with one another, that they were working together is amazing”
“I’ve seen a real change in some of them [the participants], they’ve really worked hard and found new skills, it’s been great”
“I’m sure some of the lads have never experienced anything like this before. It’s been great to see them knuckle down and work so hard. I think they’ve got a lot out of this project”

“I don’t think many of them thought they could do this at the start, look at them now though! The change in their attitude and confidence has been astonishing!”

 

“[name removed] has started going to the library to get art books out to learn more. I never thought I’d see the day!”

 

“It’s really been wonderful to see the change in some of the lads, they’ve grown in confidence from this project and they’ve learned so much. Do you know, I actually think they walk taller as a result”

 

“If you’d said that those lads would have been in that room working a few weeks ago, I wouldn’t have believed you”

 

“The change in some of those lads is amazing”

 

“He didn’t say anything, or do anything, but now he’s a changed lad. He comes in here singing”

 

“It’s been a very positive and relaxed atmosphere today.  It’s been good to see staff, the artists and the lads working together.  I think it’s been one of my best days working here.”

 

“It’s good to see the participants feeling relaxed and able to move between sessions.”

 

“I was told that during one afternoon, all the lads were working together. I can’t tell you how amazing that is. We know, for example that some of the lads didn’t get on well and bore grudges with one another, that they were working together is amazing”

 

“I’ve seen a real change in some of them [the participants], they’ve really worked hard and found new skills, it’s been great”

 

“I’m sure some of the lads have never experienced anything like this before. It’s been great to see them knuckle down and work so hard. I think they’ve got a lot out of this project”