Painting workshop

Free art workshop in Brixton

Great to have been in Brixton as part of Black History Month: we teamed up on Saturday 29 October with the fantastic new “GIDA COLLECTIVE” store on Loughborough Road. This was part of our competition for new designs for Africa’s headwrap which closed at the end of October.  We’re now embarking on the judging process: the winner […]

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Photo gallery of embroidery in Wandsworth

Our embroidery workshops in Hammersmith – led by Katrina Williams – are the latest stage in Stitch, our work with needlework and stitching to connect people with different cultures and experiences. This gallery by photographer Olivia Arthur documented embroidery brought by Bangladeshi women (and one man!) to a workshop in Tooting.  This wonderful embroidery was the starting […]

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Rusty, aged 91, working at his design

Sew Much Fun in Hammersmith

More photos from our sewing workshops run in partnership with the Befrienders’ Service at the Masbro Community Centre. It’s a fantastic group and a credit to Martha Romero who manages the programme. The Befrienders’ Service works with older people who are isolated, need help with shopping or DIY – or simply want a friendly face to visit occasionally. […]

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coffee cup

The moment you’ve all bean waiting for

Caffe Nero’s pun, not mine! But… for the first time EVER you can raise donations for Bridging Arts when you grab a coffee at Caffe Nero thanks to a new in-store donation scheme. As Caffe Nero says “…whether it’s a flat white that takes your fancy or a cappuccino that catches your eye, from this moment on it’ll be […]

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Heart of Conflict

Heart of Conflict on BBC Cornwall

BBC Cornwall featured Heart of Conflict heroism on Remembrance Day 2015 – the story of the three rubgy matches at the Front played in 1915 after Camborne Rugby Club sent out a ball to local men who had signed up. Three matches between Cornish and Devon soldiers were played. Here’s a link to the report. […]

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editing audio files at Azook

Heart of Conflict: our World War One Education Pack

The latest development in Heart of Conflict – marking the centenary of the World War One years in west Cornwall. Our Education Pack is available, free of charge, for use by groups of all ages. Click here to download. A huge thank you to everyone who contributed and helped with this. Pictured: Maisie of 7th Camborne Guides, […]

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