Showing Projects 51-100 of 126
  • Southend Soup

    Micro-funding project based on Detroit Soup. Very informal, highly cooperative. Whoever turns up on the day makes the event happen – expect to get a ‘job’ if you come along! We make soup together (sometimes it’s made in advance – depends on the venue) have entertainers, performers and all manner Read more [...]

  • Herne Hill Forum

    The herne Hill Forum is a local community group in London SE24. We are working on creating an economic and environmentally sustainable community in the area.  We have done extensive greening of the urban area, traffic calming, educational workshops, high street regeneration, events and created the successful Sunday market that Read more [...]

  • House of Illustration Gallery Invigilator

    We are always on the lookout for reliable volunteers to help with invigilating our galleries on a daily basis – checking tickets, working on the till, cleaning the galleries and monitoring temperature and humidity readings as well as assisting visitors with queries and encouraging them to participate in any drop-in Read more [...]

  • The Camden Society

    The Camden Society; supporting people with disabilities to live the lives they choose; we believe that people with disabilities have the same human value and rights as everybody else. The Camden Society was set up in the 1960’s by parents of children and adults with learning disabilities to campaign & Read more [...]

  • Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

    The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve has just been awarded a Mishcon grant to develop a wetland habitat. A new series of interconnecting ponds will harbour a rich collection of indigenous and medicinal aquatic plants, providing a home for an existing toad and newt population. Bethnal Green Nature Reserve – site Read more [...]

  • GRC SCrapstore

    Tons of waste are sent to landfill. Groups need interesting materials for their activities. We’re the link, one person’s waste is another’s treasure!

  • Dreams in Dance

    Dance and movement workshops for young children with physical and mental impairments. Able bodied siblings are always welcome.  Workshop Dates are:                                    Saturday 9th April 2016 10am till 3pm           Read more [...]

  • Dartford Arts Network

    We are a group of artists who are part of the Dartford Arts Network; a collaborative network promoting and facilitating the arts in Dartford, allowing artists to showcase their skills and work whilst engaging with the local community. Dartford Arts Network was founded by various people in Dartford, including painters, Read more [...]

  • Plymouth Play CIC and Scrapstore

    Plymouth Play CIC formerly Plymouth Play Association hosts Plymouths only Scrapstore, offering endless opportunities for creative activities .. Be it childrens play, learning and imagination, student projects, artists artistic ness, crafters crafting, knitters jumpers, sewers cushions, designers designs .. You name it we have something that was previously something else Read more [...]


    1A Arts has been working with local people in Holborn since 2001. We run a range of services for local children, young people and adults. Our main focus is to provide creative activities for children and young people such as holiday play schemes; film making, animation, pottery and baking sessions. Read more [...]

  • Copenhagen Youth Project

    CYP is a unique youth project working in partnership with young people to create and sustain a positive youth culture that inspires children and young people to plan, initiate and lead their own projects. Through sports, arts, mentoring and enterprise CYP engages, nurtures and progresses children and young people providing Read more [...]

  • Girls Rock School Edinburgh

    We’re a non-profit organisation loosely based on the U.S. Rock n Roll Camp for Girls model.  We run vocals, guitar, bass and drums workshops for women, non binary people and transfolk. We ensure that all of our workshop spaces and venues are wheelchair accessible, and as long as you’re over Read more [...]

  • Gunnersbury Park

    Gunnersbury Park is a beautiful 186 acre Grade 2* registered landscape of exceptional mature trees, open grass spaces and historic buildings including an Orangery, ‘Princess Amelia’s’ Bath house, Gothic Ruins and the Stables. Gunnersbury Park House (the Large Mansion) is the home of the local history museum for the boroughs of Read more [...]

  • Crossbones Garden

    Creating a new green growing community garden including raised beds, pathways and relaxing areas. Incorporating historical and environmental interpretation and community events. Memorial and peace will be important themes running through the garden and giving the public opportunities to commemorate their own losses. The site has a rich history as Read more [...]

  • Thetford’s Great Information Centre

    Leaping Hare CIC was formed to fund and operate Thetford’s Great Information Centre in order to provide local and visitor information and also to promote the great heritage of Thetford. We operate a box office for local events in order to promote events for many local groups and enable them Read more [...]

  • Redfest Volunteers

    A free community music and arts festival based in East Bristol. It’s an annual event with bands, DJs, food and drink, market stalls, performances, family fun and visual arts. Redfest 2016 will be on Saturday 6 August in beautiful St George Park.

  • Mindfulness Classes

    Fresh Perception brings innovation and insight to well-being in London. Using an evidence-based approach, we transform your lifestyle both in your workplace and in your personal life so that you can lead a rich and happy life. We creatively draw the best from Mindfulness, the art of creative awareness and Read more [...]


    St John’s Notting Hill and Rootless Garden sponsored by the Heritage Lottery Fund present a five-week exploration of the history and culture behind the newly restored organ, taking in the history of Notting Hill and developments in the arts and horticulture, at the 5 key dates in the organ’s history: Read more [...]


    An out of school club and Saturday school for children aged 5 to 12 years old. We host educational and cultural events, workshops and activities for families in the local community. Through our Saturday school we provide our club children with education support in maths, English, exam preparation, African arts, Read more [...]

  • Studio3Arts Garden

    We are currently in the process of transforming the Studio3Arts garden into a vibrant and friendly space which can be enjoyed by local people and visitors to our venue in Barking. A team of volunteers are helping design, plant, create, paint and maintain the garden. We are always up for Read more [...]

  • Community Centred

    Community Centred Community Centred is a work in progress of the idea that the community is the level of existence at which, as a collection of interdependent families, a sustainable life and lifestyle makes most sense. That’s what we are, a collection of families that seek to come together cooperatively to Read more [...]

  • La Nova Singers

    La Nova Singers are a female vocal ensemble performing an eclectic repertoire of classical, sacred, operatic and modern choral music. Our particular interest is in reviving a singing tradition that was almost lost – the art of Bel Canto. This is a technique that originated in Italy in the 17th Read more [...]

  • Open Strings Music

    Open Strings Music gives people the opportunity to create music together – whatever your ability, you can play with us! We are passionate about sharing the benefits of making music together. Playing in a group supports creative and learning processes, and helps develop confidence and communication skills. All Open Strings’ Read more [...]

  • Woolwich Singers community choir

    We are a friendly, cheerful community choir! We sing a bit of everything – pop songs (present and past!), songs from musicals & shows, jazz and much more. Singing makes you feel good so why not get drop by and sing with us soon! Cost: £2 weekly (no membership and Read more [...]

  • Jay Walkers Theatre Company

    Under the general direction and dictatorship of Jay Walker the company have produced critically acclaimed shows such as ‘Teechers’, ‘Blue Remembered Hills’, ‘The 39 Steps’, ‘Ladies Day’, ‘Time of my Life’ and most recently ‘Not About Heros’. The company members are all known locally and work with other groups such Read more [...]

  • Volunteering

    This is the area where Project Dirt will host all of its resources about volunteering.  So whether you’re a host project seeking volunteers or a person or group looking for opportunities here is a good place to start:

  • PEER Pocket Park

    PEER is an independent organisation that commissions imaginative and ambitious arts projects by local, national and international artists in the heart of east London. PEER is embarking on a significant and high profile regeneration project to improve the public realm area to the front of the gallery, as well as Read more [...]

  • Grow, Hackney

    Grow, Hackney is a new independent bar, restaurant & creative space which opens for special events. Celebrating music, art, culture and permaculture, it is also an experiment in ethical, sustainable business and self-sufficient communities and looks to work with as many local suppliers and partners as possible.

  • Hammersmith & Fulham Urban Studies Centre

    WANTED: Education Volunteers! We are looking for one or two volunteers to support our exciting new Tri-Borough Outdoor Learning project; assisting on preparation and delivery of our outside sessions. Plus we are looking for support with our general administrative activities in our friendly Hammersmith office. Responsibilities will include assisting monitoring Read more [...]

  • Well-Beeing Garden

    The Well – Beeing Garden is based in the grounds of the NHS Kentish Town Health Centre providing a space for relaxation, contemplation and education for staff, patients and the local community.  We provide free weekly workshops based on gardening skills and knowledge and are open to all. To check Read more [...]

  • Bowring Park ‘Restoration Project’

    Historic Bowring Park is Knowsley’s oldest municipal park, established when the Georgian Roby Hall estate was gifted in 1906 by Alderman WB Bowring to the people of Liverpool after the adoption of the Open Spaces Act 1906. Knowsley Council, working with our partners, has successfully passed Stage 1 of a Read more [...]

  • Junior Showtime Theatre Group

    Junior Showtime Theater Group is an idea for children between the ages of 7 and 16 to be able to experience the art of music, drama, and dance.This is developed through a series of workshops on a regular weekly basis working with a professional Musical Director (Keely Barugh) and professional Read more [...]

  • Just Act

    Just Act is a website providing practical advice for anyone wanting to make a difference and improve their community.  The site points visitors to advice and resources sourced from a variety of organisations and people who are involved in a community project. It also contains a forum where we host monthly live discussions, Read more [...]

  • Corporate Engagement Awards

    Have you worked hard to get funding for a community project that’s been a great success? Found a compatible partner to work with to reach mutually beneficial goals? Why not be rewarded for your efforts? The Corporate Engagement Awards recognises the hard workorganisations are doing in the community and for Read more [...]

  • Float by Boat meditative canal breaks

    Meet Float by Boat, a narrowboat retreat, where sunrise meditation, wholesome home-cooked veggie/vegan food and symphonies of birdsong all harmonise into a deeply soothing and peaceful experience. Time onboard travels slowly, cruising at a top speed of 3m.p.h, with plenty of opportunity to appreciate nature, curl up with a book or Read more [...]

  • The Vale of York Barbershop Singers

    The Vale of York Barbershop Harmony Club, better known by its performance name Spirit of Harmony, is one of the finest barbershop choruses in the UK. Directed by Sally McLean, we perform shows for the public and take part in festivals and conventions, including the prestigious SING convention of the Read more [...]

  • Skipton Community Orchestra

    Welcome to Skipton Community Orchestra, a recently set up musical venture. The orchestra was set up in January 2012 by two local mums who felt there was a need for an orchestra which is open to all abilities, whether members are just learning a musical instrument or are experienced players Read more [...]

  • Walton Community Library

    We are a Community Library, run by volunteers, which opened on the 25th March 2013 following the closure of the Council Library. When we took on the library Wakefield Metropolitan District Council left us the majority of the old stock. Although grateful at the time, it soon became apparent that Read more [...]

  • Galleon Garden

    Studio 3 Arts, in collaboration with our neighbours in the Gascoigne Estate in Barking, will transform our garden at our venue, The Galleon Centre, into a creative, beautiful garden and park for local people to relax, play and be creative.  We’re working with volunteers, a visual artist and our local Read more [...]

  • Transition in Kings

    Transition Town created in order to build community and steer Kings Langley toward a more resilient, carbon neutral future.  Last year we received £500 from Grass Roots Giving towards our local Food Growing Project.  We also have an Energy Co-operative called    

  • RIVA Project

    R.I.V.A Project – Recreational, Imaginative, Vocational Activities for people with disabilities. The R.I.V.A Project is a new enterprise that has evolved from a long established social provision for young people with disabilities called Riva Club that has been running for over 15 years. There is a great need in Sheffield Read more [...]

  • Seeding the City

    Tickets now on sale for Seeding the City 17 and 18 May Tours, talks and fireside concert as part of Human-Nature A programme of talks across two days in May, curated in partnership with Nomad and held in association with The Chelsea Fringe Festival and as part of the London Festival Read more [...]

Showing Projects 51-100 of 126