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Project information

The Road Safety Show

The Big Idea
Breath of Hope have put together a touring theatre show that aims to reduce the number of Children involved in road traffic accidents in the UK.
Over 3000 Children in the UK are killed or seriuosly injured in the UK each year.
The show educates children using song, dance, comedy.

October 2010 - October 2011

Charity information: Breath of Hope

Breath of Hope logo
  • Need


    The project is aimed at reducing road traffic injury's and fatalities in the UK.
    Over 3000 children are injured on Britain's road per year.


    The project is targeting children aged 3-10, by raising awareness to the issue of road safety using creative techniques such as magic, creative play, music and dance - these techniques and methods have a large impact on our young generation and helps with delivering these important messages and impact the road injury's/fatalities statistics.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To reduce the UK statistics on road injury's and fatalities among your children


    » Through the Road Safety Show

    What success will look like

    a reduction in the road safety statistics & the feedback from the visiting venues

    Aim 2

    To educate children in important road safety messages


    » Using techniques such as music, dance and drama

    What success will look like

    The feedback from the visiting venues

  • Impact


    The project will help reduce the road injury's and fatalities statistics in the UK by 20%, We will demonstrate the success of this project by monitoring these figures and report back to the local councils within the areas visited.
    We will continue to work closely with schools and youth groups to check on progress.
    The success of the project will be demonstrated within the following years road safety statistics.


    The only risk is if any performer cannot attend a show - we have a back up team on call to replace anyone who cannot make the event.


    Funders will receive a monthly update through our website - with pictures and quotes from participants, this will also include details of upcoming events and any changes to the program.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £25,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £9,000 entertainers road safety show 50 shows over 1 year
      £2,000 printing printing of the yearly project
      £2,500 transport transport of the show around the UK
      £10,000 Road Safety Givaways light reflective wrist bands to give away at each show
      £1,500 Promotion promo of event
  • Background


    The project is based around inner city areas in England and Wales


    The project will visit 20000 children within inner city and poor areas , areas of regeneration. With school children gaining knowledge in road safety key messages and support through the road safety team.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have successfully held similar events around the UK, working on behalf of the highways agency delivering similar key road safety messages.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Joey O'toole

    Joey is part of the entertainment team and has been entertaining children for over 12 years.

    Louis Carter

    louis has been involved in education in the road safety areas for over 6 years and has travelled the UK with a smaller show.

    Sara Handover

    Sara is the charity administrator and will deliver the project in the areas of event management and school support.