Creative Summer -July August 2012

Artcore’s successful project ‘Creative Summer’ was for young people from Arboretum, Abbey and Normanton wards to be actively involved in creative activities. Working in a variety of venues across the city wards young people were given the opportunity to explore a variety of art mediums such as mosaic, pottery, plaster art, sandcasting and block printing.

Creative Living

Residents at Bradgate Court started their Creative Living programme of workshops with us last week which will lead them on a journey of creative movement and visual arts until July.   As the first session of the summer kick-started, seniors participated in yoga movement exercises, working together and stretching their bodies together.   Our next

Summer Vibe 11/08/2016

In this session, participants took part in canvas painting. They used acrylic paints to create colourful, creative designs in which they could take home with them.

Summer Vibe – A programme of creative activities over summer holidays every Thursday in Borrowash. Every week there is a new medium to try out. Open for all, Booking essential.   Session Number Date Session Medium Time Venue Booking 1 30-07-2015 Summer Vibe Press Mould 1:30pm – 3:30pm Ashbrook Community Centre Open for all –

Be creative at Artcore

Starting on the 31th July 2014, a series of workshops and activities throughout the summer holiday period at the Artcore centre free of charge. Five sessions organized to give participants an opportunity to work in a range of visual art based mediums to explore their own creative side. These activities are professionally led and guidance

Artcore has delivered a series of workshops and activities throughout the summer period at the Artcore studios. Sessions were free and designed to give participants an opportunity to explore their own creative side through different mediums. The project was focused on involving participants to be constructive and positive during the summer period. These activities were

St Giles Street Party

It was great to be a part of the St Giles Big Street Party on Sunday 11th June on Village Street in Derby which was held in celebration of the Queen’s Birthday. Artcore was involved along with other local community groups. The street party brought together the community, with music and food, with a local

St Giles Big Street Party

It was great to be a part of the St Giles Big Street Party on Sunday 11th June. We got messy making clay press moulds in lots of shapes – the children loved it! The sense of community atmosphere (and the BBQ!) was extraordinary – a real pleasure to be a part of. A big

LIFTED – 30th November 2012

This celebration event gives participants who attend Artcore creative sessions an opportunity to exhibit their artwork and celebrate their achievements. The sessions all carry health and well-being messages, as well as giving community members the opportunity to explore a variety of art mediums and increase skills. The showcase of art work will be shown in

Art In The Community

Artcore plays an important role in the community. Our services are accessible to people from diverse backgrounds and culture, and of all ages and abilities. We believe in the power of art to build relationships in the community and aid social cohesion. Engaging people from every strata of the society and developing a harmonious and cordial relationship amongst them through art and its

Create your Future

Artcore is running Create Your Future art workshops, training and support in an innovative project. Participants have the opportunity to learn mosaic making, pottery and fabric toys under the leadership of local artists. The project gives participants a hands on role to put on their very own craft fairs. Weaved through this programme are opportunities to

Start Project Report

Artcore initially began working with 5 Schools and 240 children on a yearlong art journey incorporating Arts Award Discover. Each school had practice workshops and then were invited to take part in the Childrens Garba in Derby Market Place as part of Derby Festé 2017. Each School visited Déda to see the Bridge the Gap

Our Stories – 01/08/2017

“Today we chatted as a group about what we enjoyed the most during the summer and then created textile collages based on this.  Some of us chose to create watercolour paintings instead.  Others chose to use the materials in different ways; for example: puppets or jewellery!” “Together we learned different techniques including: applique and fabric

Artcore’s project INVISIBLE BOUNDARIES focuses on the rich diversity of communities that call Derby their home and explores what they have contributed to the country of their adoption as well the efforts made by England to offer them the embrace of equal opportunity and democratic living. The Invisible Boundaries has many levels of engagement locally,

Art In The Park 14th -29th August 2014

Art in the Park is a free programme of creative sessions in parks in the Arboretum and Normanton area. The project is supported by the Derby City Council, Community First fund and Derby Feste. The Normanton Park event on 26th August marks the celebrations in the park as a part of the Art in the