Roll up, roll up! The High Town Art For All project went live in Luton on Saturday. With over 100 people through the doors and at least one sale the shops are officially open for business.
Come an visit the shops on High Town Road, Luton.…
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on October 4, 2010 at 6:42pm —
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on September 30, 2010 at 12:28pm —
High Town Art For All is a collective of Luton Artists who have gained access to two otherwise empty shops on High Town Road. The shops will be animated with art, workshops, activity and general chit chat. Come Continue
along and have a look! Find a map by foloowing visiting…
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on September 29, 2010 at 2:00pm —
If you haven't heard of Renew Newcastl
e check them out right now. They've been doing meanwhile massively in the hollowed-out heart of ex-industrial Newcastle, New South Wales for two years. They've changed it so much that Novocastrians (as they call themselves) seeing the pics have said they must be photoshopped because they can't believe so much life could be going on in the town centre!
Led by Marcus Westbury - a Novo himself, Marcus… Continue
Added by Jess Steele on September 8, 2010 at 9:50pm —
Dorking Library to move into empty shops - Visit the BBC Website for more
Den' bid to fill Newmarket's shops - Visit the Newmarket Journal
The ‘high street fights back': Wigan smart card loyalty scheme will stimulate bus travel - Visit Rudi for… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on September 2, 2010 at 2:00pm —
The Development Trust Association is conducting some research to understand the number of problem buildings in the UK that have been abandoned or are in irresponsible private ownership.…
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 25, 2010 at 11:00am —
Forty per cent of former Woolworths stores remain empty, according to figures released today.
A survey by retail data provider the Data Company shows that more than 300 Woolworths stores remain empty across the UK.
Read more at Regen and Renewal.
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 24, 2010 at 12:42pm —
Norwich is making good use of the funding that was allocated through the Department for Communities and Local Government to support high streets and town centres through the recession by encouraging meanwhile use of empty premises in the city centre. Norwich Arts Centre has been commissioned to run the inititiative on behalf of Norwich City Council. They have called the project ShopArt! and an exhibition of art in shop windows will last for 6 months from October 2010 to March… Continue
Added by Marion Catlin on August 23, 2010 at 2:03pm —
Seasider on the BBC
! Yippee, Meanwhile Space goes mainstream, love it!
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 21, 2010 at 9:57pm —
See the article at The Guardian site
The response from Meanwhile Space & the DTA
What local people have achieved on Lewes… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 20, 2010 at 2:30pm —
If you're not already, you really should be following Meanwhile Space on Twitter! If your on Twitter share the wealth and let members know how to find you!
For Meanwhile Space follow https://twitter.com/meanwhile_space
If you are really dedicated follow me too http://twitter.com/ErinsIsland
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 20, 2010 at 10:29am —
Seasider pop up shop opens it's doors at 42 Theabold Road, London.
The Seasider campaign opened its doors to the general public yesterday for a sneak preview. The shop, leased to Meanwhile Space by Camden Council for 6 weeks, will host the… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on August 10, 2010 at 1:07pm —
Eight weeks old, 250 members and growing, just wanted you to be the first to know that this week the first of sixteen new employees has started working at The People's Supermarket
. They have a job for six months, 25hrs/week, mentored by social enterprise Striding Out
, under the Future Jobs Fund, administered by Social Enterprise London in a programme… Continue
Added by David Barrie on August 3, 2010 at 5:36pm —
Business Development role - Temporary role on a fixed term contract until 31st March 2011.
Salary - £26,620 - £30,046 per annum
The Pool (the DTA’s consultancy) are recruiting for a Business Development role for a minimum of 25 hours a week.
This is a temporary role which is designed to support itself financially, with a review in March 2011 to assess the long-term viability of the post
We envisage this post being home-based with regular… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on July 30, 2010 at 12:38pm —
Read the recently released report and have your say in the forum, we need your feedback.
Read the report by visiting the Meanwhile Project… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on July 26, 2010 at 5:15pm —
We had a great conversation today - a debate organised by Property Week as part of their Site Life campaign, focusing on meanwhile and involving: Liz Peace BPF, Rick de Blaby MEPC, Oliver Gardiner Land Securities, Charles Woodd CLG, Sarah Gaventa CABE, Nick Mott Denton Wilde Sapte (who created the Meanwhile Lease), John Worthington Academy of Urbanism, Toby Hyam Creative Space Management/Igloo, Hilary Clayton Shoreditch Trust, and me, Jess Steele, Development Trusts Association/Meanwhile… Continue
Added by Jess Steele on July 14, 2010 at 12:20am —
I've been working with a bunch of young staff from London's major cultural organisations on Seven Days in Seven Dials; a week in the life of London's Culture Quarters. Continue
The staff are all part of the Culture Quarter Programme, a collaboration between nine big-name arts organisations which are providing 30+ young unemployed people…
Added by Dan Thompson on June 28, 2010 at 7:42pm —
We're offering creative/community space in 2 shops in the Open Market Continue
for a range of activities and are after proposals from all you creative
Take a look at our projects page and fill out the
...application form or get in touch to discuss.…
Added by Susanna Gibson on June 5, 2010 at 11:37pm —
Maybe it's because the news is slow or maybe it's because the amount of projects in empty shops is rocketing. There is so much in the news at the moment celebrating the impact of temporary uses for empty retail space all over the UK.
I've tried to compile a list of articles that have been released recently to save you the hassle.
Newport, Wales - New life for… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on May 26, 2010 at 1:17pm —
Come and see the Beautiful Daughters exhibition and play at 253 Hoxton Street on Thursday 27th May. The day will have workshops for young women in Hackney to learn more about accessing skills and employment advise. At 17.00 Hoxton Street will host the award winning beautiful daughters play where key partners will network and discuss the very real issues facing young women in the UK.
Celebrate Beautiful Daughters and meet the hard working team behind the pilot day.
253 Hoxton… Continue
Added by Jessica Courtney Bennett on May 26, 2010 at 11:08am —