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Eight original films will be showcased across our Digital Arts festival nightly from 3-6 August. Full programme announced tomorrow. Here's a sneak peek of what is to come... #DigitalArts2020 hours ago 1
@CAPACOLLEGE and @momentumukarts are excited to announce our first Digital Festival of the Arts! Over the 3-6 July August 2020 we will be premiering an exciting selection of digital films... keep an eye out for more information coming very soon. #DigitalArts2020🌟 days ago 4
RT @momentumukarts: Momentum Theatre have reached the end of stage one in the research & development of the @ace_national funded play 'If N…6 days ago 2
RT @CreateWakefield: Creative Spotlight: a brilliant new #dancefilm from students @CAPACOLLEGE showcased at @onedanceuk, choreographed by @…6 days ago 4
'Online Motivating Mondays' enable current and new students to continue their training and fitness over the Summer holidays including Physical CORE and commercial and jazz classes. Students have been joining in not only from home but also whilst on holiday! days ago 0
RT @momentumukarts: Did you miss the premiere of 'The Bored Room' yesterday? Showcased in the @onedanceuk U. Dance Choreography Challenge,…1 week ago 4
Make sure to tune in and watch 'The Bored Room' at 6:30pm: week ago 2
We are so proud of CAPA College alumni @emilymaewalker who has been cast in the new West End production of Frozen! Incredible news! ❄️ #FrozenLondon Meet the cast here: week ago 2
As CAPA College's multi award-winning, in-house Performing and Creative Arts Company, Momentum is home to the next generation of world-class performers. Find out more about Momentum here: @momentumukarts week ago 3
Although the summer holidays have arrived for CAPA College, our Outreach and Education programme has lots of exciting things to come! Make sure to follow CHARGE on Instagram to keep updated: weeks ago 2

CAPA College hosts its inaugural Charity Week and helps to raise over £7,000 for worthwhile causes 

In the lead up to Christmas, CAPA College students and staff decided to give back to the community in the college’s inaugural Charity Week. From donating to food banks to hosting a Christmas jumper day, CAPA College collected donations for a host of fantastic causes. 

Throughout December students participated in the Christmas tour, singing Christmas songs in a variety of venues from care homes, hospitals, train stations to galleries and private businesses. Students raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support while spreading festive cheer through their performances of festive carols and Christmas classics. While performing at Wakefield Westgate station and Wakefield Bus station they managed to raise an impressive £300.  

The tour also took students to Leeds Minster for the ‘Carols for Christmas Concert’ in aid of Leeds Cancer Support, Leeds Cares and Maggie’s Yorkshire Macmillan Cancer Support. This event raised a huge £6,479.43 and featured a variety of performances including CAPA College’s acapella choir. This inspired CAPA College Charity week, allowing staff and students to generate even more donations! 

The week began with two second year drama students holding a bake sale, fundraising for the Little Princess Charity, who supply real hair wigs to children with hair loss. Students planned and organised the sale themselves and sold delicious buns and cakes at CAPA College’s Thornes Campus. 

Later in the week, Christmas Jumper Day encouraged students and staff to wear their most impressive festive attire. Each person contributed at least £1 to Wakefield Healthwatch, a local cancer charity. Some students even attempted ballet in their holiday jumpers! The event helped to raise over £300 for an important charity.

Finally, staff and students came together to help those in need through organising a food bank donation. A huge amount of non-perishable goods, from tinned food and cereals to personal hygiene products were collected and donated to the Well Project food bank in Normanton, run as part of the Trussell Trust. Nearly 120kg of food and toiletries were delivered to the food bank, marking the end of CAPA College’s Charity Week. 

CAPA College understand the importance of giving back, especially in the season of goodwill. Overall, CAPA College contributed in raising a massive £7,386.86 over the course of Charity Week and hope that they will have helped those in need over the Christmas period. A huge thank you to all those that generously donated and helped make a difference!