Projects archive

ACAVA has developed and delivered innovative educational and community projects since the 1970s. In 1984 it was registered as an educational charity to enable artists to engage their creativity and skills for the benefit of people of all ages, and within the statutory system, community groups and those drawn together at ACAVA studios.

Below are examples of previous ACAVA projects

Enfield Making History, Women at Work: Then and Now

01 Sep 2017-01 Jan 2018

ACAVA has received £7,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a pioneering project, ‘Enfield Making History, Women at Work: Then and Now’ in The Meridian Water redevelopment area of Enfield. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery...

Venture Photography

31 Aug 2016-29 Sep 2016

In September 2016 two new 10-week photography projects have started at the Venture Centre.  Denise Semple, who leads Pace Photography, has said of her project "Pace Photography is for anyone interested in walking, photos, local history, making...

Hadleigh Old Fire Station: 85 Years of Community and Place

30 Jun 2016-01 Feb 2017

Hadleigh Old Fire Station (HOFS) has been at the heart of Hadleigh for 85 years. Its Firemen and women served the local community throughout World War II and into the 21st Century. In 2012 it was part of the London 2012 Olympics (hosting the...