Young Arts is a creative tool

for engagement and aspiration among young people, helping

them to make a positive impact

in the world around them and

open up opportunities for

learning and improving the well-being of individuals, families and communities. We invite funding applications for proposals that support projects that engage young people with art within Westminster.


For further information contact youngarts@theartssocietywestminster.org


We regret we cannot accept applications from individuals or profit organisations.



THE ARTS SOCIETY

‘Golden Jubilee Year’


As part of  the celebrations for above The Arts Society Westminster have decided to extend their range of projects

and grants - these are the three specially funded projects that

have been chosen.

YOUNG ARTS &

SPECIALLY FUNDED PROJECTS FOR ‘GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR’

INTRODUCTION

ABOUT US

VISITS & TOURS

LECTURES

STUDY DAYS

YOUNG ARTS

CHURCH RECORDING

HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS

Artwork created by the Federation of Westminster Special Schools


Federation of Westminster Special Schools


Message from Paul Morrow, Lead Practitioner of the Creative Arts


The Federation of Special Schools understands the potency of cultural engagement for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Through our many partnerships including The Arts Society Westminster, our young people can be seen, valued and included; their voices and stories are told and become part of our culture.

The creative arts empower young people; it supports their mental health and well-being and is an essential part of their education. We have developed and built a sense of community and celebration through the creative arts and have actively shared our experiences and achievements in collaboration with friends, parents and supporters. With our cultural partners we have promoted inclusion to a wider audience.


MILLMAN STREET COMMUNITY CENTRE…

is part of Holborn Community Association, a registered charity located near the British Museum.


We are open to anyone over 55 with or without support needs. On offer is a broad range of activities for all abilities, interests and support needs, including those with mild/moderate dementia and physical and sensory disabilities.


The Arts Society Westminster’s sponsorship will enable us to provide a course in pottery and ceramics classes, encouraging participants to emulate Georgian and Victorian styles.


RESONATE ARTS…


is a community based charity which manages and supports a range of arts projects and creative interventions.


These include providing visual and applied arts, poetry, music, dance, performing arts and more, to people living with dementia and other mental health issues, whether it be in community settings, day centres, residential homes and working one-to-one with people in their homes.


The Arts Society Westminster’s contribution will enable us to deliver and promote these projects via a camera/video recorder and an i-pad.

THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF NEEDLEWORK…

is home to an amazing 60,000

unique and priceless embroidery pieces and designs capturing the passion for embroidery throughout history. The varied textile items have been collected and donated from all over the world.


Access to the RSN Collection is currently limited and the contribution of The Arts Society Westminster towards cataloguing and digitising these embroideries, textiles and designs will make them accessible to all online. This will raise worldwide awareness but also act as a teaching aid so that we can continue to train students to technical excellence in hand embroidery.

Registered Charity No 1140639                 The Arts Society Westminster is the operational name for Westminster Decorative & Fine Arts Society