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Together! in July 2019


Read on for news of our Clubs programme, including this Friday's Together! Music Club. NEWS We were honoured to receive Outstanding Contribution to Community Cohesion in the first East London Community Heroes Awards, organised by Rotary Stratford. (pictured: our Community Advisory Board Chair Jaspal Dhani receives the award.) 12-6pm Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 July 2019 Summer Together! at Newham Show. Join us in the People's Art and Culture Tent and add your work to the Hands Up for Life installation and write a poem about My Newham; and enjoy performances from our Newham-based artists from 12.30-1pm each day on the main stage. (If you would like to perform, contact ju@together2012.org.uk)

Together! Clubs

Our FREE Club-based creative arts programme for Disabled people and their companions continues this month at Vicarage Lane Community Centre in Stratford (outline programme and venue details below, full details on our website http://www.together2012.org.uk/activities-programme/). Clubs are facilitated by mid-career disabled artists, working alongside emerging and community artists; everyone is welcome including new volunteers. There is no need to book, but please contact us as below first if you would like to bring a group of 5+ people. Friday 5 July 2019 7-8.30pm. Together! Music Club. Join in, listen or sing along. Bring your own instruments or use ours. Open mic compered by Ju Gosling aka ju90. Monday 8 July 2019 11am-1pm (arrive from 10.30am). Together! Photographers and Filmmakers Club. This year we are making our first short drama, The Auditions, which we will be shooting in August. Monday 22 July 2019 11am-1pm (arrive from 10.30am). Together! Dance Club. We focus on producing contemporary dance for the screen based on improvisation techniques, usually masked. Bring trainers or suitable footwear; the venue is not suitable to barefoot work.

Tuesdays 10am-12pm: Art Club. Applied Arts & Crafts. Materials provided. Learn inclusive Applied Arts and Crafts techniques together that can also be used in Fine Art including working with wool, decoupage and modelling.

Wednesdays 10.30am-12pm: Pop-Up Poetry Club. Read, write and perform poetry together. Thursdays 11am-1pm (arrive from 10.30am): Youth Together! Creative and Independent Living skills activities for young people up to the age of 25. 16 and 17 year olds are welcome with a parent or guardian. Arrive from 10.30am.

Fridays 10am-12pm: Art Club. Drawing & Painting. Find and develop your own creative vision. Materials provided or bring your own.

We are Newham-based, but welcome participants from outside the borough. Participants and volunteers under the age of 26 can earn a nationally recognised Arts Award qualification through taking part. All of our activities are FREE, but we have no funding for running costs so welcome donations and sponsorship - see our contact details below. Vicarage Lane Community Centre, Govier Close, E15 4HW. Nearest tube, overground and DLR stations: Stratford (fully accessible). Street parking. Click here for venue website.

Together! 2012 Gallery

The Together! 2012 Gallery launches online shortly, selling a wide range of work including Accessories & Jewellery, Art & Photography, Books & ebooks, Cards & Gifts, Ceramics & Tableware, Children’s & Toys, Fashion, Furniture and Music. We market your work and process the payments; you upload the product details, fill the orders and receive payment directly into your bank account. If you are a Disabled artist or maker (or represent a group) and would like to know more and/or join our Testers Group and be one of our first sellers, email info@together2012.org.uk

Together! 2012 CIC is a social enterprise led by locally based disabled artists which is working to make East London into an international centre of excellence for Disability Arts as part of the Paralympic Legacy. We provide a free year-round programme of arts activities for disabled people and their companions, and free disabled-led exhibitions, performances and events for everyone. We welcome new participants and volunteers.

Contact us at info@together2012.org.uk / 07973 252751 if you would like us to send you further information about any of our activities.

For updates: follow us on Twitter @ukdpctogether / like us on Facebook together2012cic / visit our website at www.together2012.org.uk or call 07973 252751 for details.

Together! 2012 CIC. Registered office 90A Tudor Road London E6 1DR. CIC no 8443767.


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