Safe Ground - Using drama to educate prisoners and young people at risk in the community



Tre Maison Dasan

Monday 21st January   5.30pm – 9pm

Winner of 2018 award for Best Documentary Feature at Raindance Film Festival.

Tre Maison Dasan is an intimate portrait of three boys growing up, each with a parent in prison. Directly told from the child’s perspective, the film is an exploration of relationships and separation, masculinity, and coming of age in America when a parent is behind bars.


Symposium 2016: MOVING. HOME.

September 8, 2016 - September 8, 2016

National Theatre
Dorfman Theatre
Upper Ground
London SE1 9PX

An annual policy event with a difference, this year’s theme will be groundbreaking and captivating. MOVING. HOME. will be a day that focuses on transitions, step changes and building stronger community relationships. Following on from the success of last year’s participatory and interactive debate, Safe Ground will look to ask the difficult questions that are […]

Community eventOutdoor

Criminal Justice Treasure Trail

May 14, 2016

Start time: 12pm

Safe Ground
Unit 112 Battersea Business Centre
99-109 Lavender Hill
SW11 5QL

Safe Ground uncovers for the general public the criminal justice history of Battersea, bringing fresh perspectives to well established landmarks and also leading people to places, areas and buildings they would never normally visit. Participants will follow poetic clues leading towards a final destination, which might be a poetry workshop or free entry into a […]

Community eventPerformance

GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People. Performance Event

March 4, 2015

8.30am - 11.30am

HMP Wandsworth
Visits Hall
Heathfield Road
SW18 3HS

This performance event marks the end of the GROUNDation Poetry Project. GROUNDation II: Poetry, Power, People engages men in prison with the library, literacy, creative writing and public presentations skills. Through active learning, dialogue, debate and expression through writing participants will develop a greater understanding and better relationships with themselves, each other, poetry and the […]


Symposium 2015: Great Minds. Think Differently.

February 20, 2015

National Theatre - The Temporary Theatre
Upper Ground
SE1 9PX London
United Kingdom

Safe Ground’s annual symposium, entitled Great Minds (Think. Differently.), will continue the participatory debate we began last year with It’s a Man’s World. As usual, the event will include a specially commissioned theatre performance by ‘Playing ON’. This year’s twist on the panel debate and key note speeches will be facilitated by Safe Ground’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Weinberg, and psychoanalyst […]

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