Supporting and promoting the arts in Hackney


To advance the arts, crafts, heritage & culture for the benefit of the community in Hackney.To work with established and emerging artists to create an artistic and cultural quarter in Clapton.To regenerate historic and unused heritage buildings.


Provide access for all to local regenerated heritage buildings & promoting awareness of local heritage. Provide education in the arts (including visual and performing) and crafts & promoting artistic appreciation and wellbeing. Provide locally unique, affordable and sustainable studio, work and live/work spaces for local artists.


To enhance employment, education and training opportunities for artists and craftspeople, by the provision of sustainable studio and workspace, buildings and/or land on favourable terms.

To promote, maintain, improve and advance the education, cultural health and well-being of the public in the arts (including visual and performing), crafts and culturally, through the provision and maintenance of facilities, educational programmes, classes and workshops.

The Charity will endeavour to provide opportunities for participation in the facilities, educational programmes, classes and workshops, for hard to reach/BME communities, people with learning disabilities of all ages, the elderly and youth of Clapton and the wider community of Hackney.