Oily Cart Co Ltd receive funding from Masonic Charitable Foundation
Oily Cart Co has received a £5,000 grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation, the company was formed in 1981 and has been taking its unique blend of theatre to children and young people in schools and venues across the UK. Challenging accepted definitions of theatre and audience, they create innovative, multi-sensory and highly interactive productions for the very young and for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
By transforming everyday environments into colourful, tactile ‘wonderlands’ they invite their audience to join in a world of the imagination. Using hydro-therapy pools and trampolines, aromatherapy, video projection, and puppetry together with a vast array of multi-sensory techniques, they create original and highly specialised theatre for young audiences.
Tim Webb, Artistic Director for Olly Cart commented ‘We’re so grateful to London Masons grant. Their support allows us to continue making theatre for young people and their families who can be excluded from cultural activity because of the barriers they face through disability.