Arts & Culture
In 2012 1st Framework’s programme of activities continue to be housed inside the empty studio, but it’s now more akin to a safe ‘Harbour’. It provides advice surgeries, workshops and support for pilot research & development projects. During their stay in the ‘Harbour’ projects are developed which bring together diverse teams of individuals and organisations to achieve common goals. Recent ‘Harbour’ projects include shared affordable office space supported by Peabody Trust and Wallis Kier in an initiative to provide affordable workspace for 11 small arts education organisations alongside Tate Modern, London.
The Afghanistan and Central Asian Association works with Afghans and Central Asians living away from their homeland, providing the support, skills and knowledge to live and prosper in the UK.
ActionSpace supports the development of artists with learning disabilities and creates innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts.
Adinkra Arts Collective is a multi-media social enterprise organisation based in the UK. They have undertaken projects in Ethiopia, Zanzibar and London. The work collectively with like-minded individuals and organisations, working collectively, for the betterment of African-centred creativity and commerce. Adrinka Arts Collective host local events, including film screenings, and have volunteering opportunities.
Albrighton Centre is a community centre inSouth London. The new centre first opened in March 2011 and has offered a varity of community work aimed at local residents and the local community since that time. The centre runs a number of weekly activities aimed at a wide cross section of the community and we hope that this page will provide you with information and help in identifying those activities that are of use to you.
Children’s centres provide advice and support for parents and carers. Their services are available to you from pregnancy right through to when your child goes into reception class at primary school.
The Bethlem Gallery, established 1997, is situated on the grounds of The Bethlem Royal Hospital. Managed by a small, artist-led team, the gallery provides a professional space for high-quality artwork and fosters a supportive artist-focused environment. Exhibitions and events are programmed throughout the year presenting a wide range of mediums and contemporary practice.
Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity providing services to the community. They offer a wide range of services and activities, supporting people to achieve their goals and improve their wellbeing.
The major refurbishment of Blue Anchor Library has now been completed and the library reopened on 12 May 2014.
The Blue Elephant theatre produces an eclectic programme of new work across the performing arts from physical and dance theatre to new writing and revamped classics.