The Action Sparks programme is a Somerset-wide initiative that will run for the next 2 years. Taking on empty town centre shop & using as a ‘hub’ or ‘spark’ to generate local community interest in youth volunteering and community action.
find us at : Somerset Youth Volunteering Network,
Unit 2 Frederick Place,
Quedam Shopping Centre,
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In advance of the major redevelopment of the site (somewhere near end of 2011) London Borough of Brent are offering a unique opportunity for members of our community to engage with the space and try out a business or creative or community idea they may have there.
London Borough of Brent will simultaneously be using this opportunity to ‘litmus test’ both audience and product to see what may or may not work on the site once its redeveloped.
London Borough of Brent have just gone… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on December 20, 2010 at 12:01pm —
The Mayors of London and Newham have joined forces with Property Week magazine and the London Development Agency's Design for London team to launch a competition to find exciting temporary (or ‘meanwhile’) uses for three high profile sites in the Royal Docks and Canning Town. Continue
The competition aims to show how temporary uses can be a catalyst for regeneration. It is a fabulous opportunity for developers,…
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on December 9, 2010 at 11:30am —
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An exciting opportunity to exhibit in the Space2...pop-up gallery Drawing and illustration
We are looking for established, up and coming and enthusiastic artists
Exhibition dates: 18 January - 18 February 2011 Submission deadline: 12 noon Wednesday 15 December 2010 …
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on December 7, 2010 at 9:08am —
A pictorial record of Eden Arts making a pop-up cinema and 'knit' project in Penrith
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Make-Do is a collective of volunteers that activates spaces, people and communities in order to stimulate change. We do this by creating temporary platforms for all kinds of community projects. Our first project will be at 52 Phoenix Road in Somers Town, Camden and will take place for a couple of months at the end of the year.
This space is open to anyone to try out an idea they have for an event, an exhibition, a workshop or any kind of social project. All we ask is that in exchange for… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on November 29, 2010 at 1:38pm —
To be fair I've been a bit slack over the last few weeks so I'm sorry about the lack of news. However we are working with Sarah Milne on a new newsletter set to go out this time next week AND we have an intern. The amazing Dionne Helene, a Graphic Design student from Camberwell Arts College who is interested in the alternative use of derelict spaces. Ideal.
Anyways, I've picked out a few bits on interesting reading to fill your afternoons with and give you food for thought. Good to see… Continue
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There have been quite a few enquiries and forum posts about short term insurance recently so we thought we'd let everyone know the new Pop Up Insurance facility is now available.
Traditionally, retail insurance products are only available on an annual basis - so short term tenants have to overpay or suffer cancellation penalties. Pop Up Insurance provides cover on a short term basis, tailored to the needs of pop up tenants.… Continue
Added by Popupspace.com on November 11, 2010 at 12:53pm —
In no small part due to the initial support of Meanwhile Project and the DTA, The People's Supermarket remains up, running and thriving at Lamb's Conduit Street in Camden, London - and just wanted to update the home team on our performance.
- we now have over 305… Continue
Added by David Barrie on October 31, 2010 at 9:00pm —
I am an Art and Design ND lvl 3 student in my second year, and I really want to find a part time job in a gallery somewhere down town. I do already have a job but I want to find one that can give me experience in the field of art, in any way shape or form. So please if your lives in hastings or know of any jobs in hastings in galleries, please please PLEASE let me know :3
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ART IN EMPTY SPACES - CALL FOR PROPOSALS
We had an interesting email through from Hackney Council today - see below. I couldn't attach the application form and property details, but drop me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you want them forwarded.
Rosie Cann, Popupspace.com
Building on the success of… Continue
Added by Popupspace.com on October 13, 2010 at 10:47am —
Community, Arts and Enterprise Project Officer
For ‘Meanwhile’ uses of vacant shops and vacant events space
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 6 months…
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Woke this morning to the news that arsonists have been playing on Hastings Pier. By the sounds of reports by the BBC the area effected mainly is the Ballroom where the blaze was started.
With initial repair costs of £3 million this is going to be a significant blow to the Trust who have been working so hard to coordinate funding, profile and CPO's since the gates to the apron shut in 2006.
Hastings pier is a well loved but always under used assett to the seaside town on… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on October 5, 2010 at 7:34am —