👏 FANTASTIC FUNDING NEWS! More than £58million of #NationalLottery funding has just been shared between 1,600 projects in England and FREEDOM 2 is one of them! This money raised by National Lottery players will support community–led projects, including those run for or by young people, empowering them to take the lead on things that are important to them and their communities. Find out more: https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/news/press-releases/2019-09-03/58-million-national-lottery-funding-given With our funding we will be running 3 FREEDOM 2 Create programmes in 3 schools in East London. We will then be holding an art exhibition to celebrate the girls work, so watch this space for more details. Thank you National Lottery!
We are so excited to be hosting our first Art Exhibition at Valentines Mansion on Tuesday July 16th at 6pm to 9pm. This is in conjunction with the part funding that we received from Redbridge Council Art Council to run 3 of our FREEDOM 2 Create programmes in Redbridge Secondary Schools. Please come and join us for this very special evening and celebrate the work of our beneficiaries. Please view your invitation below.... Venue information: www.valentinesmansion.com
FREEDOM 2 Create is a 7 week art programme that we run in Secondary Schools throughout East London. It uses a variety of art mediums, focusing on important topics, such as identity and empowerment. Due to its success, we wanted the programme to have its very own logo, so here it is! Designed by Katie Warman Designs Keep up to date and follow us: Twitter: @FREEDOM2UK Instagram: @FREEDOM2UK LinkedIn: FREEDOM2
Some more good news! We have been selected as one of the charities by Ecclesiastical to receive £1,000 from their ‘Movement for Good’ initiative. We will be using the donation to fund our art programme, FREEDOM 2 Create, ensuring that more girls get an opportunity to attend this programme and develop their artistic skills. Please read the press release here: Ecclesiastical and FREEDOM 2 For more information about this initiative, please visit: www.ecclesiastical.com/movement-for-good/
We are pleased to announce that we have been successful in our application for part funding from Redbridge Arts Council. This grant will allow us to run 3 FREEDOM 2 Create programmes with groups in Redbridge Secondary Schools and to hold an exhibition in July 2019 to showcase the beneficiaries art work. We are so thankful for this opportunity! Make sure you are following us on Instagram and Twitter to keep up to date with our progress!