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Safety first as Lottery has helped Collage prepare for reopening

Collage Arts has been supported by the Social Enterprise Support Fund distributed by Big Issue Invest, on behalf of The National Lottery Community Fund. The fund distributed over £18 million. Collage received £36,600. Manoj Ambasna, executive director of Collage Arts, said: “COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on many national ...
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Revolution – jazz, poetry, soul and fundraising towards a hardship fund for young people at Collage Arts

Karamel Revolution Join us online on Saturday 27th March 2021 at 7pm when our favourite company of artists, musicians and actors return to Collage Arts and Karamel for an evening of jazz, poetry, soul and fundraising.  Featuring: Ako Mitchell I  Ela Kalicka I Ché Walker    Nardia Ruth  I  Dorian Ford  I Sheila Atim Lily Taylor  I  Rio Kai  I  Ruth Gibson Martina Laird  I  Philip Harper Simeon Hammond Dallas   Book a ...
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Young Artists and their Aspirations

We are thrilled to have been featured in the Haringey Learning Partnership newsletter this month. 3 young artists visited our recording studios and created a powerful music track, themed on 'Aspirations'. Getting creative is hugely beneficial and learning through the arts and music is so important for many young people ...
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Creativity on-line for over 50s

Covid-19 has meant that our worlds have shrunk. Many people aged 50+ have found themselves furloughed, screening or self-isolating until it is possible to get back to normal. Simple pleasures like a coffee with friends, a chat with colleagues, or a trip away seem like distant memories. ‘We are delighted ...
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Making Light Work of theatre improvements

McQueens Theatre will have some new theatre lighting when the young people return to face-to-face sessions in the Spring. Steve Medlin, director of Collage Voices, explains: “We had a Christmas appeal and an on-line fundraising event which raised nearly £1,000. We have since had a generous donation of some additional ...
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Collage Arts helping Creative Businesses to build back better

“We’ve supported creative business for many years now,” explains Toby Fernandes of Collage Works, the training and enterprise arm of Collage Arts. “So, we are really excited to be able to help businesses to access the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Kickstart scheme which places young people at the ...
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Millicent Binks’ Funny Business with the Rug Doctor

Collage Works: N17 Creative Callings case study  Comedian and writer Millicent Binks was looking to boost her profile. She developed the branding, look and feel and voice of her comic creation. What she didn’t yet know was how to present herself online.  Her plan was to draw in more followers online as a step towards ...
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Staying relevant in the age of Covid-19 – event for businesses and employers

Collage Works is hosting our next Business Event tomorrow, Thursday 25th February from 4:30pm-7:30pm. "Staying Relevant in the age of Covid-19" with Creative Strategist Yasmine Balfour-Lynn We will discuss and share:>> New audience behaviours and expectations>> How to define and refine brand propositions to stand out>> Practical tips on engaging ...
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Digital catalysts help define solutions for charities

Collage Arts are thrilled to have been selected for the Definition phase of Catalyst & The National Lottery Community Fund Covid-19 Digital Response Fund. We've started our first week of workshops with @WeAreOpenCoop and @wethecatalysts, they will help us navigate over the next 10 weeks and develop a prototype of ...
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Over 10,500 viewings of Collage Jazz EFG Festival Gigs

Karamel is a venue that is much beloved by the Jazz Community. We have a long tradition of supporting artists and developing audiences for a very diverse range of jazz. It was going to take more than a lockdown to stop us from promoting a programme for the EFG London ...
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4 tiers of entertainment

Four tiers of entertainment from Collage Arts on-line. If you have exhausted Netflix with that binge watching that started in March and you are missing live entertainment, we have the next best thing. A review, gigs, and original drama, all made in Haringey.  This isn’t the New Year we were ...
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Happy Holidays from everyone at Collage Arts

Some of our highlights in 2020: Join the Karamel Revolution on Collage Arts Online youtube channel, Yuletide jazz, soul and poetry performances available from 7pm, 18 December and throughout January. Calling time on hate speech at Collage Voices, and how we are working with children in need. Read, listen and ...
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