• The Great Growing Project

    Through Harmony Woods, our new and evolving community woodland, and associated growing gardens we teach care for and understanding of the natural environment and how our actions impact on it for better and for worse, locally and globally. We provide opportunities for volunteering, learning, training, enjoyment and enhanced well-being. It Read more [...]

  • Bloomsbury Festival 2018

    Come and join the Bloomsbury Festival team as a volunteer and be part of a global festival here on your doorstep. Bloomsbury Festival is a festival of arts, culture, science, literature and fun that explodes onto the streets of Bloomsbury over 6 days in October from Tuesday 17th to Sunday Read more [...]

  • Dream Garden

    An ongoing project to transform an underused community space into a small urban woodland garden that will be used as an outdoor classroom and green community space. Avant-Gardening has developed the project in partnership with Fair Community Housing Services, Tower Bridge Primary School and Snowsfields Primary School. This is part Read more [...]

  • A Mile of Bunting !

    Have you ever made Bunting on the Beach?  We are and we want you to join in! On the 24th June we shall be holding a workshop on the beach making a mile of bunting that will be use to line the route the Carnival will take. There will also Read more [...]

  • Earth Moves Cooperative

    Earth Moves offers educational and transformational experiences and events. We are a cooperative who adhere to cooperative ethics and principles. We advocate holistic, self-empowered and creative ways of engagement, healing, conflict resolution and enhanced understanding. We believe that arts, well-being activities, nature immersion and horticulture are life-enhancing for the individual, Read more [...]

  • Rooted in Hull

    Rooted in Hull (RiH) is an innovative Urban Agriculture Project currently being developed on St Peter’s Street in the centre of Hull. Working in partnership with local business, RiH has take over a vacant development site and with the help of a broad coalition of community groups, local and national Read more [...]

  • Edible Rotherhithe

    Edible Rotherhithe will transform an vacant area of land at the rear of a social housing estate into a thriving new community space in Rotherhithe, SE16. The project will feature a well being garden, food growing, a carpentry workshop, arts and crafts and, skills development opportunities run by ourselves and Read more [...]

  • Incredible Edible Avenue SW8

    Greening the area between Thessaly Road and Stewarts Road, covered by three estates, Patmore, Carey Gardens and Savona. Planting fruit tees and bushes to create a community orchard Running regular gardening workshops – The Potting Shed Working with schools and community groups Upskilling around horticulture, upcycling, cooking, healthy eating Volunteering Read more [...]

  • Mr and Mrs Polluto

    Mr and Mrs Polluto is a series of fun-filled, interactive family performances for ages 4+ that generate an interest in caring for the environment and recycling. Taking place in Redbridge libraries and housing estates, the performances encourage residents to recycle more, litter less and take pride in sustaining green neighbourhoods.

  • Tell Us A Story

    Tell Us A Story is a community based project which encourages the community to take part in storey telling and building. Read about my vision for the project here.

  • Southfields Harvest

    EAT, MEET, MAKE AND SHARE AT SOUTHFIELDS HARVEST. Neighbourhood festival celebrating this lively patch of SW18. Ever wondered what went on in Southfields? Come along to Southfields Harvest to find out. Connect with your community. Network with your neighbours, share ideas and information over a beer from Southfields very own Read more [...]

  • Greenholm Primary School Farm

    We have been allowed to take ownership of a field behind the school, which is landlocked and owned by the local authority. It is 5.2 acres and we plan to develop a school farm, and an area for the children to do PE.

  • Offline Festival

    Project Dirt, in collaboration with Power to Change and The Eden Project Communities, are gathering community businesses, social enterprises, community projects, socially responsible corporate partners, friends and family at the beautiful Hounslow Hall Estate, Buckinghamshire. Join us for an unconference in the countryside. A unique festival experience, Offline brings three Read more [...]

  • The Tooting Twirl

    The Tooting Twirl Team are looking for volunteers who can help us create and build a pop-up village green in the Tooting Broadway bus turning circle in Tooting, on 16th July! Inspired by last year’s Tour de Tooting, TTT will be creating a pop-up event in the Tooting Broadway bus turning circle Read more [...]

  • “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts

    “Social Art” at Nucleus Arts will provide a much-needed opportunity for anyone in Chatham and the surrounding areas to meet and enjoy a shared passion of creativity, regardless of where they come from, or the barriers they are facing in their lives. Weekly sessions facilitated by experienced artists will enable those who Read more [...]

  • MOBIS

    Avant-Gardening’s newest project is another collaboration with artist Lisa Cheung and it explores new ways of involving a large community with arts and growing. MOBIS is a new, modular work that acts as a hub rather than a self-contained growing space, thus bringing greater flexibility and movement to the project. Read more [...]

  • Arches Local (Big Local)

    As part of the Big Local programme, an area in central Chatham which has been locally named ‘Arches Local’ was awarded £1million in the spring of 2012. The partnership was endorsed in June 2015, and is led by residents, and supported by local organisations. From the varied consultations with Arches Read more [...]

  • Pollinator Paths Wandsworth

    LSx are collaborating with community gardens across Wandsworth to deliver a project getting residents involved in nature and gardening, and boost biodiversity in the longterm! People with all levels of gardening experience are encouraged to take part. Throughout May we will be popping up at various community gardens in Wandsworth Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Swale

    Physical Folk is a Kent based social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready Read more [...]

  • Physical Folk Medway

    Physical Folk is a Medway social enterprise dedicated to training local young people from all backgrounds and abilities in the ways of affordable film-making, from writing & acting, to directing & editing and screening. We aim to boost the confidence of all participants, and assist them in becoming ready to Read more [...]

  • Golden Ages Day Center

    Golden Ages Day Center Project is welcoming over 65’s to come along and join other seniors enjoy a full range of activities, dance and chair exercise class, flower arranging, cards, dominoes and much more gardening.  Our aim is to reduce social isolation, loneliness, and early onset into nursing care homes. Read more [...]

  • The Year of the Yeo

    Celebrate and get to know your local river for a whole year! This 12 month celebration invites the community to explore, experience and improve their river. With 11 exciting monthly events culminating in a community river festival in the twelfth month, the year opens up the river to all. Whether you Read more [...]

  • Mount Wise Residents Association

    A Local residents association for people in the Mount Wise area of Devonport. Aimed to help, support, and bring together the community. We want to help with local issues. Common problems. Neighbourhood security. 

  • Stonehouse Time Bank

    Timebanking is a reciprocal exchange of skills and knowledge where the only currency is tie and people only offer what they offer when they want to.  Stonehouse Time Bank meets weekly at Union Corner, 96 Union Street.  We help in the running of the community space, tend to the garden, Read more [...]

  • Permaculture Cinema @ Cafe Cairo

    Every last Thursday of the month is Permaculture Cinema at Cafe Cairo in South London showing eco film for change, entry is free. . JOIN US AND COME BE INSPIRED BY THESE POSSIBBILITY MAKERS. ****Do you have any permaculture films which you would like to share with us at Cafe Cairo? I’d Read more [...]

  • GreenHouse out of recycled plastic bottles

    ArtsCafe organised and initiated the idea of creating a greenhouse out of bottles…. Greenhouse out of recyled plastic bottles built with the help of 1stLeeSouthBrowniesCatford 6th BrowniesTrinity Primary SchoolShayna SoongPauline Danley-CoxParents of BrowniesJudith Simmons (Glendale)Hither Green Association (SeedSwap)LocalsGrowing a Greener Britain

  • The Charitable Guitar Workshop

    A community based project to help people make and play their own guitars and ukuleles. It’s primarily for people with special needs, but also for members of the local community who feel they can offer mutual well-being through making and playing guitars and ukeleles.  We cater for males and females, Read more [...]

  • Northern Star Youth Forum

    To recruit local young people for a Northern Star Youth Forum. In 2014 Northern Star successfully supported our first Youth Forum, who worked to improve the quality of life for young people in Chelmsley Wood. That group has now disbanded and moved on. Thanks to Project Dirt funding we can Read more [...]

  • Calstock Circus Club

    Calstock Circus Club, is a relaxed circus / juggling practise space for enthusiastic people. We are particularly looking for people who can or want to learn to juggle, club pass, are interested in hula hooping, unicycling and poi. Everyone is welcome, adults, teenagers, children over 11 can attend on their Read more [...]

  • The Wellbeing Community Choir

    The project will provide a programme of choir singing sessions for those experiencing or recovering from mental and physical health difficulties, or just those who love to sing!  Participants will work with a qualified choir leader who will support vulnerable individuals to engage and contribute.  We meet every Monday evening Read more [...]

  • Farmopolis

    Farmopolis is a pioneering new model for public green space bringing together farming, food, arts and culture. Farmopolis on the Jetty is a floating garden constructed using reclaimed plants from the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show – transforming a jetty into one of London’s most unique living event spaces and Read more [...]

  • Scotswood Natural Community Garden

    We are an award winning independent environmental charity based in Scotswood,one of the most economically deprived neighbourhoods in Newcastle. Established in 1995, our beautiful 2.5 acre garden includes wildflower meadows, woodland, ponds, a sculpture trail, heritage orchards and fruit and vegetable gardens designed as Forest Gardens. Our Forest Gardens are some of the Read more [...]

  • London Rainforest Choir

    This world has an abundance of everything we need. Scarcity is due to people forgetting how to share: Baka Forest People The London Rainforest Choir workshops are open to all. Come along and learn the joyful compelling singing of the Baka rain forest people of Central Africa. Their multi-layered polyphony Read more [...]

  • Calderwood Community Outdoor Classroom

    Calderwood Primary School has extensive grounds around the school building which is very basic in layout and also very old and tired. It was recognised that there was an opportunity to create something unique that would enhance the children’s experience at school and after school. The school plans to make Read more [...]

  • Friends of Queenscroft Park

    A group of local residents looking to protect and improve Queenscroft Park in Eltham. Currently planting wild flower seeds, organising regular litter picks and we’ll be holding a community fun event in the park on Saturday 16 July.

  • Effra Residents Clean-up

    We plan to run several linked days and hope to repair and put more planters around the trees already in situ near Brixton Community Base. Near the communal areas at Brixton Community Base backing onto Probert Road, we will place larger planters filled with: soil, compost, bulbs and plants which Read more [...]

  • Shakespeare on the Arden Estate

    We will repaint a wall by the play-area at Purcell Street on Arden Estate. On the new clean wall we will paint quotes from The Tempest, one of Shakespeare’s plays. North and South Arden Estate has rich theatre traditions. Archeologists from the Museum of London back in 2012 identified foundations Read more [...]

  • Make Jabujicaba the Movie

    Voices for Nature are story tellers for social justice and saving our planet. We base our work on a specially written eco-thriller set in Brazil’s rainforests. Brazil is bankrupt and the Amazon rainforest is up for auction…. We have entered Richard Branson’s #VOOM2016 competition with the pitch Make Jabujicaba The Movie.  Read more [...]

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