Small Works: Supporting social enterprise, supporting your community

On 10th November 2016, Clear Village played host to a dynamic mix of community members, social entrepreneurs, housing providers and local government representatives. After kicking off the event with a “market” at Small Works Kings Cross, where attendees could get to know the social enterprises working from our Small Works spaces, we all headed to […]

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Community fundraising via Project Soup

Inspired by the success of the soup events in Detroit our friends at Small Works Kings Cross and Small Works Victoria are bringing #PROJECTSOUP to London! The concept for Project Soup is simple: + £5 entrance for a bowl of soup and 1 vote + 4 local groups pitch their idea for a community activity + each presenter has […]

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Sparking up the discussion in community action

This week’s Coffee Afternoons Monday motto was “power to the people” and was hosted by SW1 Community Organiser, Chi Usanga. She led a discussion and listening exercises with the residents, aiming to encourage people to challenge themselves or in failing that challenge their competitive streak with a friendly game of Bingo to end the coffee […]

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SMALL is WORKING in Victoria

The many spaces available on Peabody housing estates all over London, made available with the closure of estate offices, now left abandoned and unused, served as inspiration for the project. The acknowledgement that these places could gain great social value by turning them into places where communities could come together is the basis of Small […]

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Small Works Victoria Opening

Mirela, ‘To me, Community is having neighbours that look out for you‘. James; ‘To me, Community is socially close and supportive‘. Hello I’m Small Works and to me, Community is opening my doors as a welcoming communal space. Small Works is a collaborative project between CLEAR VILLAGE and CIVA working alongside PEABODY on Vauxhall Estate, […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE HOLIDAY 2012 NEWSLETTER

HOLIDAY CHEER CLEAR VILLAGE SENDS WARM REGARDS Holiday Greetings from CLEAR VILLAGE! From meeting amongst stunning white-frosted trees in Bedfords Park to mingling for interviews with holiday shoppers and shopkeepers on Tottenham’s high street, from watching picturesque ice flows on Regent’s Canal to holiday celebrations and openings at Victoria and the Lime Wharf RECODE Gallery, […]

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