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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November 2013

PROJECT NEWS PLACEMAKING AWARDS 2013 SHORTLISTED x2 We’re delighted to say that two of our projects have been shortlisted for the Placemaking Awards 2013, which “recognise and publicise projects, plans, people and organisations that are making places better”. Our Alley Links project was shortlisted for “public participation in planning”, while Small Works Hackney was selected […]

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AUGUST 2013 NEWSLETTER

PROJECT NEWS SMALLWORKS VICTORIA SUCH A LOVELY CO-WORKING SPACE LOCATED IN THE HEART OF VICTORIA! More than 7 organisations are based full- time in the space together with community members from Vauxhall estate. Loads of activities are taking place in Small Works Victoria; from Wednesday’s film night, computer classes for adults, Photoshop workshops to sharing […]

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Jumble Sale

After a freezing weekend, Monday came around quicker than usual and the realisation of organising a Jumble Sale set in. The big question looming over us all was would anyone attend? Would it be jumbled with enough clobber? And what if anything had been forgotten? The ingredients for the jumble sale began to accumulate. The […]

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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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