Funding has become such a large elephant in recent years. We often start dreaming about our projects and how they would be delivered in a perfect world where we have plenty of funds to realise long lasting and effective arts and health interventions. However we are in reality a small charity we work in our local area to do as much as we can for our patients, local residents and the wider community through creative means. We get our funding […]
The Free Space Gallery at The Fleet Festival (7-8 June 2014) The Free Space Gallery took part in the the 2014 edition of the Fleet Festival by hosting two amazing workshops.The first one ‘Pop Goes the Easel’ was dedicated to the creativity where everyone inspired could have access to a range of materials and create their own pieces. The second was a funny ‘Dance Workshop’ with 3 different lessons of Zumba, Jazz and Contemporary dance. It was a really nice […]
Health – An exhibition of work by year 10 students of Hampstead School The students were tasked with producing work on the theme of health, what does it mean to them in their lives. This theme has also been explored by their artist in residence Michael Dryden who has produced site specific work at the Kentish Town Health Centre for this exhibition.
‘An evening with Audrey and Marilyn’ by Ruxandra Mateiu and Zoe Gilham – December 2013 On Thursday an afternoon turned into an evening with Audrey and Marilyn as people gathered to celebrate the exhibition by Ruxandra Mateiu and Zoe Gilham. Like a happy salon gathering we were treated to cake by Zoe as we looked, chatted and exchanged ideas about the art work and the women who had inspired it. Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe were and are huge figures […]
Event – ‘Soundwalk’ – June 2013 On Saturday we hosted Soundwalk as part of the current ‘Chair’ project hosted by Free Space Gallery. Together we explored the aural world walking along local streets, down alley ways, under arching tunnels of sooty Victorian bricks, hemmed in by wrought iron fences and delicately shaded by leaves of the London planetree. It was a peaceful and meditative affair guided by composer Donato Wharton who began the day by explaining his audio environment and […]