Dancers at a BBC Blast event
The BBC Blasts off in Telford
The BBC Blast National Tour visits Telford, offering teenagers the opportunity to use professional equipment and learn from industry experts in a wide variety of free multi-media workshops and classes.
Young people aged 13 - 19 are being given the chance to explore a wide variety of experiences which are suitable for all abilities in 27 towns and cities around the UK over the next seven months.
The tour visits Telford town centre library 30 April to 2 May, when the Blast Truck, mobile studio and performance marquee hit town for three days.
The BBC invites you to join in
BBC Blast is building a mobile creative village outside the shopping centre and library in Telford town centre complete with digital workshop spaces and a separate performance area.
Young film-makers at a Blast workshop
BBC staff will be on hand to help young people use the state of the art equipment to produce their own work.
In the music workshop teenagers will be able to sample electronic dance music or Hip Hop music production, perfect singing or rapping, devise their own personal ring tone or join in a samba drumming session.
Visitors to the media section can experiment with TV special effects, take a course in film-making or video production and try radio journalism and programme making.
Working with Blast
Dance and performance offers the chance to try choreography and street dance, improve acting techniques or discover the secrets behind theatrical horror make-up.
The creative arts workshops offers fashion design, making 3D games, photography and animation.
The event culminates on Saturday 2 May with the Blast Talent Showcase when the work done in the workshops will be shown to the public.
The Telford Blast event runs from Thursday, 30 April to Saturday, 2 May.
last updated: 01/05/2009 at 13:55