Promoting and protecting arts and heritage

Showing Projects 51-100 of 181
  • 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 [...]

  • SEEDS OF HOPE

    We are a community project that serves our  community offering various activities for all ages.   We have groups that meet at our community hub and we can offer a range of interests for everyone.  We put on various community events. We are a friendly, welcoming crowd.

  • 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 [...]

  • Eardley Road Sidings Nature Reserve

    About the Project The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is working with Lambeth Council (LC) to undertake a community project at… Eardley Road Sidings Nature Reserve (ERSNR) in Streatham. The project includes capital improvements on the actual site and a programme of community events and activities with the aim of engaging the 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 [...]

  • River Thames Boat Project

    We offer educational, therapeutic and recreational cruises and activities on the River Thames for the young; for older people; and people of all ages with a disability or mental health condition. As well as our regular day and residential cruises and educational programmes, we help our clients plan bespoke cruises 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Woodland trail

    Creation of  woodland trail with the help of our local Beaver Scout group who volunteer in the park.  They are busy creating a trail and the grant we have been lucky enough to get from the Greggs Foundation will help us plant native species of plants and flowers and create 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 [...]

  • The Magic Mad Hat

    Magic Being able to be in the present moment while being playful & creative can feel magical Mad Embracing the fools inside of ourselves and feeling free to be just be yourself. Hat Different hat – different character; the joy of improvising & clowning allows us to play with many Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Are We Ready?

    ‘Are We Ready?’ is a simple package of resources (available here) to support community groups to start conversations about how they can become a more resilient community that is able to respond creatively to the impacts of climate change and to reducing fossil fuel dependence. It consists of a short film, Read more [...]

  • Nature Therapy School

    We provide high quality training for psychotherapists and outdoor professionals on the therapeutic use of nature to support well-being. Our trainings are immersive and held in outdoors settings throughout the UK. Our courses are held within small groups in base camp settings to encourage intimacy within our relationships with others 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 CREATIVE AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS

    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 [...]

  • Wandle Valley Photographic Competition

    Theres an exciting opportunity this summer for amateur photographer living or working in the 4 Wandle boroughs to showcase their work. The Wandle Valley Regional Park, Wandle Valley Forum and Living Wandle Landscape Partnership are launching a competition to capture all aspects of the Wandle Valley. There are 4 categories 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 [...]

  • Hayling Billy Heritage Project

    The Hayling Island Branch line connected the island to the main rail network at Havant. Often referred to as the Hayling Billy, the line was closed in 1963. Today the route of the line is a popular trail for walkers cyclists and horse riders. Through the project we will be discovering the 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 [...]

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