Spotlight on Manik Miah’s embroidery

Manik Miah created the spectacular embroidered bird on our Christmas card this year.  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 […]

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Christmas Cards 2017 – please support Bridging Arts

We’ve produced some lovely Christmas cards this year  – featuring a design by Manik Miah, who attended our embroidery workshops at the Masbro Centre, Hammersmith. Manik started with a simple outline of a nightingale, and transformed it into something splendid and sparkling – just right for Christmas. These are quite big cards  – 148mm x […]

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St Martin in The Fields

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Conscientious Objectors on Dartmoor

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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Crizanne Bracken


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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Jayne Wackett taking down Heart of Conflict

Taking down Heart of Conflict

A poignant few hours on Saturday (1 July 2017) at the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, as we took down our exhibition Heart of Conflict – looking at Cornwall during World War One. It’s amazing how quickly all can be dismantled – disconcertingly quickly in comparison with the many hours, days and months the exhibition took to […]

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