Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage has a special booking rate of £7.50 per hour for affordable central Brighton room rental, so make some savings whilst you can!
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is bowing out until the new year to have a well earned break.
Thank you to everyone who’s been involved with our activities and projects in 2018, whether through being a participant, a volunteer, a freelancer, a director or attending a course. It’s been great to work with you all and we’ve very much enjoyed it!
We’ll be back from 4th January 2019 with lots of new events, and look forward to seeing you then.
Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage has a special Christmas offer for room bookings for our central Brighton studio.
Book between today and 21st December for dates in 2019 and you will get the 2018 rate for a session of £7 per hour.
From 22nd December 2018, our booking rate rises to £7.50 per hour, so make some savings whilst you can!
Free drop in families puppet making session (Ages 5 upwards) – The Unremembered Project
We’ll be offering free drop in families puppet making session (Ages 5 +) at Brighton & Hove Black History Family Day on Saturday 24th November from 12-5pm
We’re off to Westminster Abbey in London this Sunday 11th November for the special centenary commemorations of World War I along with the Royal Family, for our work with Strike a Light-Arts & Heritage on The Orange Lilies: Brighton & Hove in the Somme project from 2016 onwards.
We’re very honoured to have been invited and feel like we’re representing all the fantastic Great War focussed projects in Brighton and Hove on a national level.
Nicola Benge, Creative Director of Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage will attend The National Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on 11 November 2018, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.
This will be on behalf of those from Brighton and Hove who took part in The Orange Lilies – Brighton & Hove in the Somme project about the Royal Sussex Regiment in 1916 through Strike a Light.
Nicola Benge – Creative Director of Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage will be speaking at Shoreham Wordfest next week about the period of history around Indian Soldiers at Brighton Pavilion in WWI.
This will be an hour long talk with images including a conversation with writer Umi Sinha, followed by a live Q+A.
We’ll be showing the film Stash with musician HKB FiNN at the Electric Palace, Hastings this Saturday 6th October at 7.30pm as part of the AfrikaBa Festival.
Strike a Light are delighted to be partnering with AfriKàBa, the Hastings based festival of African and Caribbean heritage, arts and culture. AfriKàBa is an annual festival that showcases high quality work from artists with African and Caribbean heritage and engages audiences with unique and enriching experiences.
We’ve got funding to provide free activities that positively promote African Caribbean culture, crafts and food.
These will take place on 29th September at Stade Hall, Hastings from 12 – 7pm.