Green for Grenfell on 12th, 13th and 14th June

9th June 2020

This Sunday 14th June 2020 will mark three years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Communities in North Kensington are planning a Green for Grenfell weekend, inviting locals to make use of green colour gel and solar spotlights to bring green light to local households and businesses.  Grenfell...

Flourish in the Forest

28th May 2020

Updated: 23 June 2020   ACAVA is thrilled to announce the continuation of our Flourish in the Forest programme during the summer months. Thanks to support from the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation, in partnership with the Kusuma Trust, we are able to offer local families exclusive access to the...

ACAVA receives grant from the Arts Council Emergency Response Fund

26th May 2020

Published on 22 May 2020   We are delighted to announce that we have received funding from the Arts Council Emergency Response Fund, which will strengthen our ability to support ACAVA studio holders, enhance resources for online and offline communities and kickstart vital fundraising work....

Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020

18th May 2020

Today marks the beginning of Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020 (18th – 24th May) and of the festival of the same name. As participants in the festival we had planned to hold a full day of workshops, discussions and celebration at our Maxilla site. But due to Covid-19 all physical events, including...

'Poetry, raw' fundraising event for Open Arts

8th May 2020

Poetry, raw are planning a digital rendition of their regular meet-ups to fundraise for Open Arts, a community arts and mental health programme based at ACAVA's Hadleigh Old Fire Station studios in Essex. Visit Open Arts' website here.  To participate in the live event submit your photos, text or...