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!
Over the Summer Angela has been working with her group at St Luke’s to create paintings of arrangements of food items. Here they are installed in the dining area on the ground floor of St Luke’s Community Centre for all to see and drool over. Images by Angela Conway […]
On 5th November Amy Ash led a workshop to create cyanotypes in Studio 5. See the amazing work the Saturday Socials group made! Saturday Socials is a partnership project funded by Islington Giving. It aims to decrease social isolation in Islington residents over 55. Images by Marta Corada.
Watch Ben’s short film documenting Cubitt’s Arts Picnic on Islington Green on 27 August 2016. As part of our Saturday Socials programme funded by Islington Giving Benjamin Owen curated an afternoon of art, music and dance: each of these improvised in response to the others, and also to passers-by. Our regular Saturday morning group worked with […]
JOIN US for a free Street Party on Saturday 24th September from 2-5pm for an afternoon of tea cake and creative workshops in Angel Mews. Try out drawing workshops with artist John Close, contemporary embroidery with artist Frances Burden and find out more about our borough- wide engagement projects with Schools, Young People and over 55s […]
See the second post of images from Cubitt’s annual Summer Ball in Islington Assembly Hall The Cake Museum, decorated by members of Cubitt’s weekly art session at the Peel Institute led by artist Hayley Harrison Graphic novel accessories workshop led by artist Debbie Daniels Traditional tea and cake- often the busiest are […]
See the first batch of our amazing photos from our annual Summer Ball at Islington’s Assembly Hall Simona Scotto’s Counterpoint Dance group presented their piece developed in response to a graphic novel by Andy Poyiadgi called Teapot Therapy The Funky Disco Dancers from The Claremont Project also performed…. Our compere for the […]
Our fantastic artist Daniel Locke has been working with residents at 73 Mildmay Street, an Extra Care housing scheme run by Notting Hill Housing to create graphic novels. Daniel, who makes and illustrates graphic novels as own practice http://www.daniellocke.com/ has been working with a group of older residents, many of whom suffer from […]