We are excited to launch our new online platform #ACAVAathome

8th April 2020

Find a way to be creative that works for you. #ACAVAathome is a blog where you’ll find content developed by the teams behind Flourish, Artspace Link, Creativity Clinics, the Grenfell Memorial Mosaic and Maxilla Men’s Shed. 

Look out for regular posts including worksheets, tutorials, ideas, hints...

Flourish @ Home

6th April 2020

We are wishing all our families well at this difficult time. Although we have had to suspend our usual Flourish Programme, we have lots planned for families to take part in at home during the school holidays. Flourish are launching an animation project for families to complete over the Spring...

a-n announces three programmes of financial support for artists and arts organisers

2nd April 2020

To help support artists whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19, a-n has announced three programmes of financial support for both artists and arts organisers: –  For a-n Artist members, the application for the next round of a-n Artist Bursaries has been brought forward, which...

Government support for self-employed workers

30th March 2020

Dear artists, The UK government has announced a new scheme to safeguard self-employed workers following the COVID-19 pandemic. This support will come into effect in June 2020 and can be backdated to 1 March 2020. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme will allow you to...

Arts Council England announces £20 million support package for individuals working in the cultural sector

25th March 2020

Date: 24.03.20 In these troubled times, Arts Council is making £20 million available to individuals working in the cultural sector, including artists, creative practitioners and freelancers. Individuals who are eligible will be able to apply for grants up to £2,500 providing you have a track...