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

Art for Wellbeing Everyday

21 Jun 2018-01 Dec 2019

Update 17 March 2020: The AWE programme produced 9 'How To' Guides, the Covid-19 pandemic has suspended the distribution of the hard copy guides locally, however they can be accessed via our online portal developed in response to the crisis #...

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...