MBD acted as artistic directors to deliver 'Check It Out', a project that gave young people the chance to find out what their future holds through an interactive game and creative investigation. The project explored feelings on issues such as bullying, sex, alcohol, healthy eating and relationships.
Each week the students would put on their lab coats and goggles and investigate the crime scene, the students would interview key suspects ranging from a Sylvia the Swan, to Darren the litterbug.
MBD transformed the Sparkenhoe theatre into a magical winter factory for their Christmas Play. Working with the creative partnership artist in residence Steve Friendship and the young consultants MBD devised a fun theatrical and participatory experience for the whole school.
MBD delivered a street arts workshop with primary, secondary and higher education students. The workshop looked at the spectrum of work that happens in the outdoors from walkabout acts to large scale spectacles.
MBD created a short film with students from Hazel Primary School, Caldecote Primary School and Riverside Community College in Leicester. System Upgrade launched the Creative Partnerships National Conference in Manchester and investigated creative learning. MBD worked with students from Year 4 to Year 13, the young consultants created the content, operated the cameras and performed in the film with MBD editing and overseeing the whole process.
A documentary team followed Dave as he made an arts in education film about bullying, as the week progresses, however, events take a sinister turn as an incident of real bullying occurs between two of the girls.