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World War One munitions factory deaths remembered

 Really impressed to see a booklet by local historian Chris Berry in Phillack Church, Hayle – with lots of information regarding the deaths of two young women in 1916, during World War One. May Stoneman and Cissie Rogers died in a huge explosion at the National Explosives Factory on Hayle sand dunes. The factory at […]

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shopping online

Easyfundraising – it really IS easy

Just an example: I recently bought a photo frame online from Selfridges.  It cost £29 – and…. thanks to the miracle of Easyfundraising, Selfridges  donated £1.05 to Bridging Arts. Easyfundraising really IS an easy way to raise money for a good cause. It is so easy to sign up. You can download an Easyfundraising link to your laptop […]

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Spotlight on Manik Miah’s embroidery – Bridging Arts Christmas cards

Manik Miah created the spectacular embroidered bird on our 2017 Christmas card.  He was a keen member of the embroidery workshops we’ve held over the past few months at the Masbro Centre, in Hammersmith, with the Elders’ Group there.  The Elders’ Group is a wonderful weekly gathering of older people who enjoy a range of […]

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We stand united – a poem by Neve Heartwood

We stand united with shovels in hand, not rifles. Brave men, we face a different enemy; a private war, fought on home soil. We wish for freedom for all mankind, why is that so detested? Is it wrong to respect life? To take it, steal it from a parent, wife or child… And so we […]

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YOUNG AUSTRALIAN DESIGNER’S VISION OF UNITY WINS HEADWRAP CONTEST

A young Australian designer who travelled to London on an internship to pursue her passion for fashion and textiles has won our competition for a new headwrap design – creating a powerful pattern of interlocking hands. Crizanne Bracken, who studied Applied Fashion Design and Textiles in Australia, won an internship at the luxury fashion house Karl […]

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