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To keep up to date with Strike a Light’s free activities:

Follow our website here
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Twitter @strikealight
Email: strikealight@rocketmail.com
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or drop in to our venue – Studio 8, Open Market, Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU

Silver Foxes group to start!

Silver Foxes 

We’re pleased to announce that Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is has received further funding for our reminiscence group aimed at older people called Silver Foxes. The group is based at Brooke Mead Sheltered Housing Scheme in Brighton  but open to anyone over 60 years of age.

The group  will be on alternate Fridays at 2pm starting on 15th November 2019 and will meet until end May 2020.

We will be exploring life memories and local history to encourage participants to try new things, improve their memories and meet new people – oh and tea and biscuits of course!

We’d like to thank our funders for supporting this who are the Healthy Neighbourhood Fund through the Trust for Developing Community and to Brighton and Hove City Council for in-kind support including the venue.

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Silver Foxes group to start!

We’re pleased to announce that Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage is has received further funding for our reminiscence group aimed at older people called Silver Foxes. The group is based at Brooke Mead Sheltered Housing Scheme in Brighton  but open to anyone over 60 years of age.

The group  will be on alternate Fridays at 2pm starting on 15th November 2019 and will meet until end May 2020.

We will be exploring life memories, local history, trying new activities including bocca, table tennis and chair yoga to encourage participants to try new things, improve their memories and meet new people – oh and tea and biscuits of course!

We’d like to thank our funders for supporting this who are the Healthy Neighbourhood Fund through the Trust for Developing Community and to Brighton and Hove City Council for in-kind support including the venue.

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AFFORDABLE SPACE TO RUN YOUR WORKSHOP

AFFORDABLE SPACE TO RUN YOUR WORKSHOP

“Compact but well-equipped, this space is just right for small meetings. There is also a variety places to eat downstairs in the market.” Sussex Cohousing

Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage has affordable space available to rent in its’ Brighton’s Open Market based studio (mezzanine level) between 9-7.30pm on weekdays and 9-5pm on weekends throughout the year.

If you’d like a cosy, central Brighton space to try out a new workshop activity, run training sessions, access hot desk space space, or to run a regular creative session for up to ten people each time (that’s our limit due to room size), then get in touch!

The space is currently available for the affordable price of £7.50 per hour for a minimum of three hours per session. This will increase to £8 per hour from 2020.

‘We loved it!’ Brighton Housing Trust

The studio offers Wifi broadband, a disability access lift, WC, heating, tables and chairs, flip chart holder.

We also offer a kitchen area with microwave, sink with running hot and cold water, and kettle, cups and teapots etc for your own refreshments.

Refreshments can also be provided for you as an extra cost, as can flip chart paper.

If you would like to find out more about this facility or view the space, please contact the Creative Director of Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage: strikealight@rocketmail.com / 07727006538

https://strikealight.org/

PAST:PRESENT:FUTURE schools workshops at Fabrica

Fabrica – Past:Present:Future

PAST: PRESENT: FUTURE is a project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which is being undertaken by Fabrica Gallery and some of its volunteers. This project will bring to light previously unexplored history about the exhibition space, a restoration of some of the churches key original features and an amazing learning resource in the form of a book detailing the story of the Holy Trinity Church.

Fabrica have partnered with Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage to deliver a series of three years of Heritage Open Days activities. These open days will be taking place in September 2019, 2020 and 2021.

These take the form of creative schools workshops based on restoration of stained glass at Fabrica gallery – part of the Holy Trinity Church 200th building anniversary.

Fabrica said: ‘This project will bring to light previously unexplored history about the exhibition space, a restoration of some of the churches key original features and an amazing learning resource in the form of a book detailing the story of the Holy Trinity Church.’

The first of our first Heritage Open Days, co-produced with Strike A Light, we will be providing local primary schools with workshops exploring the beautiful stained glass in the building – click here for more info or to book

Further details of are available on the project blog: https://fabricapastpresentfuture.home.blog

The project is funded by the Heritage Fund

Free activities at The Bevy – Free kids summer sessions today!

We are pleased to be running two FREE  kids holiday activities at The Bevy community pub in East Brighton this August!

These take place on both 6th and 27th August from 2-5pm. There are also free kids activities every Tuesday during the summer holidays from 2-4pm.

And it’s all FREE thanks to support from East Brighton Trust 

Treat yourself to one of The Bevy celebrated community lunches for just £4 while the kids have fun!

No booking necessary.

Activities are at The Bevy, 50 Hillside, Brighton BN2 4TF

Activities are provided by Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage by enhanced DBS checked artists and facilitators, and include arts and crafts events. Sessions include a healthy snack.

Visit The Bevy Facebook page to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/TheBevy/photos/a.320391751331444/2295498547154078/?type=3&theater

Bevy Homepage

Free activities at The Bevy – Kids summer sessions this Tuesday

We are pleased to be running two FREE  kids holiday activities at The Bevy community pub in East Brighton this August!

These take place on both 6th and 27th August from 2-5pm. There are also free kids activities every Tuesday during the summer holidays from 2-4pm.

And it’s all FREE thanks to support from East Brighton Trust 

Treat yourself to one of The Bevy celebrated community lunches for just £4 while the kids have fun!

No booking necessary.

Activities are at The Bevy, 50 Hillside, Brighton BN2 4TF

Activities are provided by Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage by enhanced DBS checked artists and facilitators, and include arts and crafts events. Sessions include a healthy snack.

Visit The Bevy Facebook page to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/TheBevy/photos/a.320391751331444/2295498547154078/?type=3&theater

Bevy Homepage

PAST:PRESENT:FUTURE Fabrica gallery and Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage

Fabrica – Past:Present:Future

PAST: PRESENT: FUTURE is a project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which is being undertaken by Fabrica Gallery and some of its volunteers. This project will bring to light previously unexplored history about the exhibition space, a restoration of some of the churches key original features and an amazing learning resource in the form of a book detailing the story of the Holy Trinity Church.

Fabrica have partnered with Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage to deliver a series of three years of Heritage Open Days activities. These open days will be taking place in September 2019, 2020 and 2021.

These take the form of creative schools workshops based on restoration of stained glass at Fabrica gallery – part of the Holy Trinity Church 200th building anniversary.

The first set of our activities at Fabrica will include:

* Discussion about stained glass and examples
* Workshop on making faux stained glass with children
* Differentiation activity with scratch relief stained glass effect

Fabrica said: ‘This project will bring to light previously unexplored history about the exhibition space, a restoration of some of the churches key original features and an amazing learning resource in the form of a book detailing the story of the Holy Trinity Church.’

The first of our first Heritage Open Days, co-produced with Strike A Light, we will be providing local primary schools with workshops exploring the beautiful stained glass in the building – click here for more info or to book

Further details of are available on the project blog: https://fabricapastpresentfuture.home.blog

The project is funded by the Heritage Fund

Free activities at The Bevy – Free kids summer sessions today!

We are pleased to be running two FREE  kids holiday activities at The Bevy community pub in East Brighton this August!

These take place on both 6th and 27th August from 2-5pm. There are also free kids activities every Tuesday during the summer holidays from 2-4pm.

And it’s all FREE thanks to support from East Brighton Trust 

Treat yourself to one of The Bevy celebrated community lunches for just £4 while the kids have fun!

No booking necessary.

Activities are at The Bevy, 50 Hillside, Brighton BN2 4TF

Activities are provided by Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage by enhanced DBS checked artists and facilitators, and include arts and crafts events. Sessions include a healthy snack.

Visit The Bevy Facebook page to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/TheBevy/photos/a.320391751331444/2295498547154078/?type=3&theater

Bevy Homepage

Free activities at The Bevy – Kids summer sessions this Tuesday

We are pleased to be running two FREE  kids holiday activities at The Bevy community pub in East Brighton this August!

These take place on both 6th and 27th August from 2-5pm. There are also free kids activities every Tuesday during the summer holidays from 2-4pm.

And it’s all FREE thanks to support from East Brighton Trust 

Treat yourself to one of The Bevy celebrated community lunches for just £4 while the kids have fun!

No booking necessary.

Activities are at The Bevy, 50 Hillside, Brighton BN2 4TF

Activities are provided by Strike a Light – Arts & Heritage by enhanced DBS checked artists and facilitators, and include arts and crafts events. Sessions include a healthy snack.

Visit The Bevy Facebook page to find out more: https://www.facebook.com/TheBevy/photos/a.320391751331444/2295498547154078/?type=3&theater

Bevy Homepage