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Projects

New Projects

The next film skills and employment course ‘Train2Film2GainSkillUPS’ will begin at the end of September. It is funded by BFI/Creative Skillset and the Walcot Foundation. There are 8 free places for young unemployed adults with a passion for working in the film and media industry ages 18-26+ and recruitment has already started. If interested, please email: info@creative-sparkworks.org after which you will be invited to attend an information and enrolment session.

For young Lambeth Residents

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The China Walk Neighbourhood Pottery project will be starting in October at Chandler's Hall, 15 Lambeth Walk. 

Current projects

Trainees from our previous film course - “Learn2Film2£arn” are making a short promotional film “Viva Vauxhall” commissioned by Vauxhall One on the growth of Vauxhall as a vibrant and attractive place to live and work.

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Our just completed documentary “The Pit Timeline” made by our trainees over a period of 12 months records the regeneration, funded by Lambeth Council and the VGERTA, of the sunken area in Vauxhall Walk from a disused concrete space to an attractive community garden for the residents known as Haverley Point Gardens.

Another garden renovation this time in Greenwich for Family Mosaic Housing Association created with their young volunteers led by our team of artists: an enchanting fairy tale mosaics garden is emerging to be enjoyed by single mothers and toddlers in their supported living residence.

Mosaics for children's play area in Greenwich
Mosaics for children's play area in Greenwich
Mosaics for children's play area in Greenwich

A craft design project ' Fit ShopFit' for Lambeth Youth Offending Service funded by Lambeth Council is giving Creative Sparkworks exterior shop front a much needed face lift!

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Recent Projects

17 young adults have completed the “Learn2Film2£arn” skills and employment training course funded by BFI Creative Skillset and the Walcot foundation. Between them they have gained 33 accreditations with AQA and been in paid work as floor runners, marshals, art deptartment and assistant camera operators with local and London wide film productions. We are very proud of their achievements.

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The “Four Seasons” ceramic and mosaic panels for the Vauxhall Gardens estate have become talking points in what was previously an unused and neglected urban space. The mosaics took over a year to create with the help of local residents and are now installed in the transformed community garden space Haverley Point Garden.

AUTUMNfrom the 4 seasons mosaics and ceramics panels
SUMMER from the 4 seasons mosaics and ceramics panels
WINTERfrom the 4 seasons mosaic and ceramics panels
SPRING the 4 seasons mosaic and ceramics panels project for Vauxhall Gardens Estate

The Lambeth Walk history murals were refreshed and redesigned and brought up-to-date with the help of Creative Sparkworks local artists and volunteers. This builds upon the community history of the area and depicts portraits of current local residents which liven up the street.

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Researc photo for the China Walk history mural of Royal Doulton Pottery

Past Projects

Training

Our initial pilot for youth skills and employment training course in film and media: “Learn2Film2£arn” was funded by the Big Lottery Awards4All and resulted in the documentary “Vauxhall Voices Community Bridges” and trainees all moving into further education, training, paid work and volunteering.

Creative Sparkworks Yputh Film Production Unit September 2014

Our established design craft and business enterprise skills youth employment training course “Learn2Make2£arn" was run for its 6th year with trainees selling their handmade products on markets in South and East London and trainees moving into further education and employment.

Makers2Market stall @Brixton night market

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Carmelita centre – The exotic mosaic sign created by our artists and local residents for the Vauxhall Gardens Estate community centre in 2014 to commemorate Carmelita Tulloch.

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Parkside community gardens in Finsbury Park for Family Mosaic Housing Association – an enchanting garden path created by our artists and 40 local children during the summer holidays in 2015

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Pottery

Large handmade coil pots for the Arts Council funded "My Old China" local history STORYPOTS project made by local disabled residents and children with the Creative Sparkworks potters

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Making a slabware vase

 

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Schools Mosaic of Aesop's fable of The Hare and the Tortoise made by 80 primary school children at The Wix School, Clapham

Wix Primary School Clapham

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