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We’re excited to announce details of some free Institute of Anything sessions for young people this term, hosted by the fabulous Lift Youth Hub on White Lion Street, N1 9PW. Artist Chloe Cooper will be leading four workshops where you’ll gain skills in art and explore your ideas around time travel. There’s a drop in taster session taking place […]
Last week, on Friday 20 April Hayley Harrison took the Peel Art Group to see her work on display at hART’s Lane, New Cross Gate. Hayley, who runs Cubitt’s weekly session at Peel Centre brought the group to see, and talk about her current art making practice. The group also got to learn about this unique, artist-run […]
In March 2018, Cubitt Education received a very warm welcome in North Wales, where we delivered some training for experienced artist educators. Commissioned by EDAU, North Wales’ Arts and Education Network, and Helfa Gelf Art Trail, one session took place at Mostyn, the contemporary art gallery in the windy Victorian seaside town of Llandudno (the nationally renown sticker […]
On Friday 6th April 9 members of the Peel Art Group visited the Mark Dion show at the Whitechapel Gallery. This was a trip was organised by Hayley Harrison as part of the regular programme at the Peel Centre, and making use of their minibus to provide free transport. With thanks […]
Artist Ben Owen who has a Cubitt studio at 73 Mildmay Street, an Extra Care home run by Notting Hill Housing Group is organising an all-day event on 4th November 2017. Artists, writers and residents from the care home will perform throughout the day at Iklectic. As an expansion of his work at developed Mildmay […]
Artist Ben Owen has a community studio with Cubitt and Notting Hill Housing Group in an Extra Care home at 73 Mildmay Street. He has been working with staff in the home, and set up an installation in an unused lounge area to arrange footage made with residents and invited improvisational jazz musicians. The installation […]
Here are photographs of this year’s Cubitt Arts Picnic on Islington Green: Artists Ania Bas and Lucy Steggals who are both working on our Saturday Socials programme devised gazing and drawing activities whilst musicians Neil Luck and Benedict Taylor interpreted and goaded the pace and shape of marks made. Counterpoint Dance responded to the musicians, […]
Ben Owen who has a one of Cubitt’s community studios at 73 Mildmay Street ran a clay workshop with the Mildmay gang on Friday 18 August. See some of his photos below of the group making their decorative plates- they are really beautiful! Ben is working with the group towards an event […]
After a fabulous Summer Ball in June we are now preparing ourselves for the next event on the Cubitt calendar- The Arts Picnic! The event is a melange of creativity and fun on the beautiful Islington Green. The event is entirely free and there will be dancing, live music, art coordinated by Lucy Steggals […]
We welcomed an incredible array of talent this year at Cubitt’s 8th Summer Ball- Sage Dance entranced us with their Pina Bausch esque piece, Counterpoint Dance experimented with an innovative combination of dance and video and the Claremont Dancers dazzled us with their disco moves! The House of Illustration showcased their new game Pitchit designed and developed […]
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June the 15th 2017 saw Islington Assembly Hall transformed into a bountiful playground of creative innovation. We hosted 100’s of Islington residents aged 55 and over. There was decadent dancing, live life drawing, cake devouring, creative investigations and the unveiling of a new board game devised between The House of Illustration and Universal Board Games! […]
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On June the 15th Islington Assembly Hall will once again be bursting with inspiration, fun and frolics for local people aged over 55. Live life drawing, performances, cake, a tea dance and art workshops will all be part of the cornucopia of creativity that the Summer Ball never fails to deliver!