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Primary school aged pupils taking part in a Samba drumming workshop

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Schools kids in a devised film project

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James Williams, Resident Director (Participation), from Watford Palace Theatre tells us what he’s learned about community engagement.

A male performer sits on a chair - two female performers stand next to him holding his hands

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Top left to bottom right: 1. Farnham Maltings: Time to Remember, May 2016. Photo © Savannah Photographic (Alex Harvey) 2. Primary school aged pupils taking part in a Samba drumming workshop 3. "We Are Hull" projections on Hull City Hall 4. The Spring - Monster Museum Trail 5. Images from filming the Fallout, an engagement project at Watford Palace Theatre. © James Williams 6. Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Ramps On The Moon: Kiruna Stamell, David Carlyle and Francesca Mills in The Government Inspector at The New Wolsey Theatre, 2016 7. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 8. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 9. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 10. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 11. Illustration © Arts Council England 12. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford