Regent’s Estate Dreams Drawing Factory

Regent Estate Dreams Drawing Factory is a community-led art installation organized by Marie James of The Pink Pony and Clear Village with the residents of the Regent Estate in East London throughout March 2014, and an inspiration for all to dream and craft a better way of living together in our communities! The event was […]

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This summer on Regent Estate

Lots of new activities have started or are planned this summer at Small Works Hackney! This month, Rich Hearn, founder of GenerationHackney, joined Small Works Hackney and set up free workshops for residents seeking employment. By partnering up with local businesses to offer at-risk teenagers work experience, the organisation aims to tackle the issue of […]

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Make your square

On a beautiful, clear and crisp Saturday morning in Hackney, CLEAR VILLAGE and CIVA joined the community of Regent Estate and members of the Tenants and Residents Association for a day of design and making at Workshop 44. The plan for the day was simple; get together to share, exchange and have some fun while […]

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BIG LUNCH IN HACK ME!

Yesterday – July 26th – CLEAR VILLAGE was part of the Big Lunch organised with CIVA and Rolemop at Workshop 44 in Regent Estate in Hackney. Local residents enjoyed a full afternoon of activities, including jewellery making, screenprinting, bike workshops, live music, and a big BBQ potluck. CV shared the report of the Well-Being Analysis […]

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Art Exhibition: Family and Community Life

Children are taking out their utensils to show us how it’s done. Expecting a rainbow of color on the theme ‘Family and Community Life’ to brighten up our workshop. They have just another week to finish up their masterpieces and hand them over to a critical jury, the children’s council, who will pick the best […]

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BLC – Hackney 2012

‘Tackling interviews’ workshops for unemployed people at Workshop44. These free workshops encourage participants to improve presentation, confidence and practical techniques needed when undertaking interviews. Incorporating video projection, intensive and fully interactive workshops are facilitated using techniques in drama, video and sound to stimulate and engage participants to develop their practical skills specifically for the use […]

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Bikeworks

Bikeworks Bikeworks is a social enterprise that uses bicycle programs to engage with troubled communities and tackle social and environmental problems at a local level. For just one day, our workshop got turned into a bike repairing shop as Bikeworks showed up with their tools, rolled up their sleeves and started fixing peoples bikes but […]

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Screening of ‘La Haine’

The Other Cinema, from the creators of Secret Cinema, returns this May for its second edition and global launch with one of the most provocative, truthful and relevant films made about urban youth,’La Haine’, with a live score by Asian Dub Foundation. Screenings will be taking part in London and Paris in community locations affected […]

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Journalism Workshop

Poached Creative, a company specializing in writing and design for charities and the social sector, is running its six week training program at Workshop 44. The first session, ‘Introduction to communications’ started with a presentation showing how communication works, the barriers, the different forms of communication and how to identify your audience. By taking part […]

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