How a four-day week is changing our lives!
In 2017 I found myself in a burnout cycle. It’s typical of people in the creative industries. We’re passionate about what we do, so we work hard without enough breaks and blur the boundaries between work and life. Then, suddenly, we can’t manage it anymore, and we crash. I realised something had to give. So,…Read More
We have no expectations of you. You’re just welcome.
I’m tired. Aren’t you? I don’t think I know anyone who isn’t limping towards Christmas battling colds, Covid, too many commitments, awful fatigue or just a general sense of not being able to hold it together. If you aren’t, well done to you, you are forever my hero, and I applaud your stamina and your…Read More
National Day of Arts in Care Homes 2021
Today, Friday 24th September, is the National Day of Arts in Care Homes! Get creative in your care setting, home or workplace and download the The Weekly Challenge here ➡️ Let’s play a game of colour association. Arts In Care Homes is a project run by National Activity Providers Association. Every year they celebrate…Read More
Have your Say #TheJanuaryChallenge
The January Challenge is 31 days of fun, quick and free creative prompts to kickstart the new year. In the 2021 programme we worked with three brilliant collaborators – Lemn Sissay, Jess Thom (aka Touretteshero) and Yomi Adegoke. Over 50,000 people took part and 96% of 1000 people surveyed said that it had a positive…Read More
FREE EMPLOYABILITY MASTERCLASS
Are you a resident of Westminster and unemployed? With support from Westminster Adult Education Service we are running a FREE business and enterprise masterclass! Develop your skills, behaviours and connections and support your search for work. Using Your Strengths to Get a Job | 30th June | 10AM – 1PM Find out more and register…Read More
The Weekly Challenge Blog – Free Books Campaign
This Thursday, 4th March, is World Book Day and we are celebrating with The Free Books Campaign! Read the full challenge here: https://tinyurl.com/bum5a25r Chrysti-Anne Wright, Campaign Support Coordinator tells us more about how the Free Books Campaign came to be and their incredible work! The Free Books Campaign was founded by Sofia Akel in…Read More
Connect to Create: Long Covid Creative Support Programme
Connect to Create is a free creative support programme for those experiencing Long Covid (on-going symptoms and long term effects of Covid-19), supported by The National Lottery Community Fund. Connect to Create is 28 days of creative activities, the programme is designed to provide a platform for sharing experiences and a positive point of connection…Read More
Creating Opportunities – Register Now
Creating Opportunities is a free skills development and community support programme designed and delivered by 64 Million Artists, funded by Westminster Adult Education Service. The programme is aimed at residents of Westminster from any employment background who are looking for work. Through a mixture of group workshops, co-mentoring and one-to-one support, join a cohort of…Read More
The January Challenge meet ups!
There are three opportunities to get together, and get creative with others in The January Challenge community this week! Following a brilliant meet up with CALM last week, we can’t wait to meet you on zoom. Find out more information, and register for free via the Eventbrite links below. 1.Lunch time social for young people…Read More
Add your voice to The January Challenge Podcast!
Tell us about your experiences of this year’s January Challenge, and be a part of the final episode of The January Challenge podcast. Our host Michaela Tranfield has also chatted to 64 Million Artists CEO Jo Hunter, and our three collaborators Lemn Sissay, Yomi Adegoke and Jess Thom. You can catch up on those episodes…Read More