Work has finished on our makeover. What do you think?

Work has finished on The Workshop's new look. The new foyer has a refurbished floor, raw wood desk, a pink noticeboard

Hard to believe, but we’ve been open since 2019. The Garage Trust, which operates The Workshop, was already doing a lot of outreach activity in West Norfolk so knew it had to open a second venue. We landed at 38 New Conduit Street, in King’s Lynn’s Vancouver Quarter, but closed soon after because of the […]

Make A Difference Award win for our CAP members

The Workshop CAP members at the BBC Radio Norfolk Make A Difference Awards with presenter and awards host Kayleigh Poacher and Brian Reeve-Hayes from King's Lynn Academy

Our Community Ambassador Programme members have won the Green category of the BBC Radio Norfolk Make a Difference Awards.  The 12 participants, aged 11-16, are all students at King’s Lynn Academy. They won it following their work with the Broads Authority, learning about sustainability and climate change, creating an eco-friendly garden, and staging several fundraising […]

Meet our new Arts Engagement Worker Sophie


Say hi to Sophie Ludkin, our new Arts Engagement Worker. The arts are really special to the former radio journalist, who grew-up in Norfolk. After her media detour, she’s looking forward to helping communities tackle their different challenges creatively.  Sophie said: “I’ve spent the last few years working in community outreach and I spent my […]

Welcome Daniel, our new Participation Programme Manager


If you come to one of our theatre groups, you’ll already know tutor Daniel Ramsden. But did you know later this month that he’ll be taking over as our new Participation Programme Manager? To mark the occasion, we sat down with him to talk about what he has in mind for participants over the coming […]

Workshop participants lead the way at international inclusion in the arts event


People in King’s Lynn town centre were treated to street performances by dancers and actors from Italy, Spain, France and right here in Norfolk last Friday night.  The event was organised in collaboration with the Ijshaamanka association based in Italy, which focuses on community, art, innovation and inclusion. It was the culmination of a two-year […]

S.E.N.D Creative Dance and more new exciting classes here from April 2022


We’ve some great summer classes lined-up for you from 25 April – including the much asked for creative dance class for young people with special educational needs to afternoon sessions for adults who miss their clubbing days. Freddie Main is our Participation Programme Manager here in King’s Lynn. He said: “Since we opened in 2019 […]