The Wizard & Typhoon

A project that inspire students to explore their own skills and creativity and to realise what they can achieve

Inspired by the work of Thomas Bulch and George Allan

A co-collaboration with young people from Greenfield Community College


2019 - 2020

Students have been working successfully alongside professional artists s exploring the life and work of Shildon born Thomas Bulch and George Allan aka ‘The Wizard and the Typhoon’.  The project celebrates the creativity of two inspirational musical composers from Shildon who were renowned for their contribution to the music world during the late 19th and early 20th century. Students have been working alongside artist Theresa Easton and musical artist and composer Elizabeth Corney to explore their own creativity.  The project is supported by Northern Heartlands, one of the sixteen Great Place Schemes in England, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council.