Animation Course (Online) | Boost Creativity | Ages 14-17 From Cheshire East

This animation course is part of our Creative Careers in Crewe programme. We’ve designed the sessions to help young people from Crewe and Cheshire East learn animation skills, and help signpost pathways into careers in creative industries. This course comprises four, weekly 1.5 hour animation sessions. Participants will learn about various types of animation and careers whilst achieving an Arts Award Discover certificate.

Topics that we’ll cover:

  • Stop-motion animation
  • Cartoon animation  
  • Finding out about animation organisations. 
  • Looking at different pathways into the industry. 
  • Many more…

No previous experience is required, these activities are suitable for young people of all abilities. 

Who can get involved?

We are looking for young people from Cheshire East with an interest in the creative sector, who would like to develop their animation skills.

The course will run for three age ranges, 11-13, 14-17 and 18-25.

Young people from Crewe and young people in challenging circumstances will be prioritised.


What are the costs? 

All of the sessions are completely FREE of charge thanks to funding from the Cheshire East Council and Higher Horizons.

In fact, participants who successfully complete the course will receive a £20 Amazon voucher.


When does the project start?

This project is made up of 4 weekly, 1.5-hour sessions. The sessions will be held on Monday’s during the Summer holidays.

Course Dates:1st August, 8th August, 15th August, 22nd August

  • Ages 11-13: 10am-11:30pm 
  • Ages 14-17: 12:30pm-2pm
  • Ages 18-25: 3pm-4:30pm


Where will the sessions take place?

The course sessions will be hosted on Zoom, a popular and safe virtual meeting platform.

What equipment do I need?

The course will be delivered remotely (online). To be able to do this you will need the following:

  • Access to the internet
  • A device to watch the zoom video link (computer/laptop or tablet)
  • Another device to take part in the activity (tablet or smartphone)
  • A Google/Gmail account to access Google Classroom. (age groups 14-17 and 18-25 only).

If you don’t have access to this equipment and you are interested in participating, please get in touch via email or call us on 0151 345 1419.


How do I sign up?

Please sign up by registering for a ticket on Eventbrite by clicking this Eventbrite link or using the Eventbrite checkout below. Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted to confirm your place on the course. 

Alternatively, if you’d like some more information, please call us on 0151 345 1419 or email:, one of the team will be happy to answer your queries.


August 1
12:30 — 14:00 (1h 30′)



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