Exhibition of work by Khadija Saye opens in Notting Hill

7th July 2020

7th July 2020 An exhibition of work by Khadija Saye, an artist who died tragically at Grenfell at the age of 24, has opened today in Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill. Titled 'Breath is Invisible' the show is part of a project aiming to address lack of diversity in the arts sector in the UK. Read...

How are you celebrating Pride this year?

26th June 2020

Image @PrideInsideUK   Pride is about community and is about fighting for equality. With outdoors events being cancelled this year, we have prepared a list of events and other resources to show support for this year's celebrations, indoors. Pride 2020 Events Global Pride Schedule Watch live...

ACAVA receives second year of support from Kensington and Chelsea Foundation

23rd June 2020

ACAVA has been awarded a second year of support from Kensington and Chelsea Foundation for the project Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic. The Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic "Bloom" is a partnership between Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre and ACAVA. Located at the foot of Grenfell ...

Windrush Day 2020

20th June 2020

Image: ACAVA and The Big Draw Festival, as part of Black History Month 2019   Monday 22 June 2020 marks 72 years since the Empire Windrush arrived in the UK, and it's ever more important now to connect that past to our present. To commemorate this significant day various organisations have...

New leaf on the Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic to mark anniversary

15th June 2020

Sunday 14th June 2020 marked three years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. In partnership with Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, ACAVA has been working with local residents and community organisations on the Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic, installed on the hoarding at the base of the...