Promoting and protecting arts and heritage

Showing Projects 101-150 of 187
  • 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 [...]

  • Energy Garden

    Energy Garden empowers communities to regenerate London from seed to solar power We support communities across London to turn Overground platforms into biodiverse, productive gardens with solar-powered station amenities. The sale of electricity from our solar portfolio provides funding for all of Energy Garden’s operations and social impact programmes. By 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 [...]

  • Earth Building UK

    The UK has an enormous heritage of earth buildings, and lots of people working to build new and conserve what we have.  EBUK is involved in lots of activities to support earth building, from training and writing training standards to workshops and networking events, conferences, research and networking with overseas 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 [...]

  • Callonfield War Memorial Project

    Seventy years after rockets shot to the ground tearing buildings down around the borough, a group of residents have restored a forgotten memorial in honour of those who lost their lives. In December 1944 an attack from the air destroyed six buildings in the Callonfield Estate, Walthamstow. Many were injured 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 [...]

  • Think Outside the Bottle

    First of all, WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT. Think Outside the Bottle is a new and exciting project which is worth to work on! Our main aim is to show people that tap water is healthy and by reducing the production of plastic water bottles we can are helping the 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:

  • Tooting Common Heritage Project

    We’re a HLF funded project run by Wandsworth Borough Council and we’re working to explore the natural and cultural heritage of Tooting Common. We are working with Groundwork, the South London Swimming Club and the Woodfield Project. We’re looking for people who are passionate about the Common and would like Read more [...]

  • Lister Steps Carnegie Community Hub

    The ‘Lister Steps Carnegie Community Hub’ project, is currently in the development phase of the Heritage Lottery Fund process. If we receive the funding we require we will regenerate the historic former Andrew Carnegie Library and relocate our existing childcare services into the building. The regenerated building will also serve Read more [...]

  • The Great Trees of London

    To create an up to date map and current information about the 50 Great Trees of London as a reference and for public interest.  Tree information to be supplied from time to time by local volunteers and submitted via the TiCL system. The data to be kept freely and publicly Read more [...]

  • Lambeth Friends of Greater London National Park

    Local group supporting Greater London National Park from Lambeth.  Interested? What else can you do:  Based in Lambeth, join this group Help make Greater London a National Park. Get tickets for Reimagining London: What if we made London a National Park? Walk the height of a mountain without leaving home.

  • 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 [...]

  • WW1 Replica Trench

    Eckington Town Team are building within the Eckington Heritage & Exhibition Centre a replica WW1 trench with video and soundscape. We are describing the effects of WW1 on both the soldiers who fought in unimaginably difficult conditions and on the families they left behind. Families who knew little about the 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.

  • The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

    Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park – thirty one acres of beautiful and atmospheric woodland in the heart of East London. This is the most urban woodland in London. The site supports an incredible variety of trees, plants, birds, insects, bats, beetles and butterflies.It is a designated Local Nature Reserve and, as Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Nut Project

    Summary in a Nutshell To explore the use and value of the Nut trees with a view that these  trees could be of huge future significance for our temperate climate with a focus on community application and education. Ancient Needs- Future Needs- The Nut project specifically addresses the peoplecare of food security 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 [...]

  • Fort Walney Uncovered

    Art Gene’s associate artists and archaeologists are offering a unique opportunity to rediscover the military heritage on the Northern end of Walney Island, Barrow in Furness and uncover the stories of Walney during the two World Wars. Fort Walney Uncovered is a new collaborative programme of art, app and archaeology Read more [...]

  • Mapping the Seldom Seen

    Mapping the Seldom Seen is Art Gene’s artist-led research programme for Morecambe Bay Partnership. Art Gene is collecting the “Seldom Seen” assets of Morecambe Bay: historical insights, stories, old photographs, and artefacts. Art Gene will be creating original, artworks that interpret the social, natural and industrial heritage of Morecambe Bay. 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 [...]

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