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We Are Joining the #ArtIsEssential Campaign

15th February 2021

We need creativity now more than ever to support each other and therefore ACAVA is joining the #ArtIsEssential campaign. The arts and culture sector contributes £2.8 billion a year to the Treasury, via taxation, and the UK economy and creates 363,700 jobs but recent events have exposed the...

2021 Declared the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development

15th February 2021

2021 was declared the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, in 2019.  Indonesia was the main sponsor of the proposal, which was presented by a global grouping of countries, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia,...

Flourish Half Term: The Celebration of Celery

15th February 2021

Artist Flora Duley, who contributes frequently to our Flourish programme, has prepared two workshops for families this half term.  Explore the history of celery by creating and decorating Greek inspired coins and printing your own textiles. We would love to see your half term creations. Please...

Larry Achiampong Named as Artist in Residence for Smithfield Public Realm Transformation

9th February 2021

The City of London Corporation and Hawkins\Brown have announced that Larry Achiampong has been appointed as Artist in Residence for the public realm redevelopment of the historic Smithfield area, helping to realise the City’s vision for Culture Mile. Larry Achiampong was invited to the role...

Get Creative This Half Term

8th February 2021

We have compiled a list of fun, creative and engaging things to do from home this school half term. Artist Flora Duley, who contributes frequently to our Flourish programme, has prepared two workshops for families this half term. Explore the history of celery by creating and decorating Greek...

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