Fred Negus – the story

In Heart of Conflict, our work on Cornwall during World War One, we’ve uncovered many previously untold stories – including that of Fred Negus, one of the men from Dolcoath tin mine, near Camborne, who went straight out to the Western Front in 1914 and joined the 25th Field Ambulance, part of the  Royal Army […]

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Dancing at John Betts’ House in Hammersmith

Our dance and exercise sessions with residents at John Betts House, Hammersmith are well underway…. They’re led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli…..  John Betts House, run by Hammersmith United Charities, has wonderful gardens (pictured). There are more than 40 flats where residents can live independently. A huge thank you to LocalGiving for a grant towards […]

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Bridging Arts accounts 2018-19

We operate on a shoestring but we do produce annual accounts and a report which should be of interest to supporters.  Click on the following link to read our latest annual accounts and report: Bridging Arts Annual Report 2018-19 Very many thanks to all our supporters and our local Trustees who have worked so hard […]

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Our fundraising page….

We now have a dedicated fundraising page. Please pay any donations into this page. We’ll use this page to Crowdfund for one-off costs and exceptional projects. Traditionally, we’ve depended on grant funding to finance the bulk of our projects. But recently our work – particularly around the centenary of World War One (pictured above) – […]

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Feedback from dance sessions with older people

Thanks to a grant from Localgiving’s Magic Little Grants programme, we were able to stage dance/exercise sessions for up to 30 older people at the Masbro Centre, Hammersith, London. The Centre runs a befriending service for isolated and disadvantaged older people.These sessions were led by Italian dancer Simone Sistarelli. He started with simple warm up […]

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New work from Max Whetter

Great to see Max Whetter’s second year show in his degree course at Cornwall College, Pool, last month. Some very interesting takes on the famous self portrait by the 18th century Cornish artist John Opie at the Royal Cornwall Museum. Max won our competition for a new skateboard design in 2016. At the time he was working as a burger chef in Newquay.

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