Through our partnership with Cool it Art we had volunteers from the RSA for their annual civic day to help transform and clear parts of the community centre. 50 volunteers turned up to take part in the day in various tasks; from painting murals in the Neon Performing Arts Studios, brightening up our cafe, clearing out our basement, writing about VGGC’s illustrious history in it’s 30 years of serving the community; enthusiastically engaging in any … Continue reading
To celebrate the “Pleasure” returning to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in the form of a glowing pink neon sign we held a tea party for the Artists, Management Committee, Staff and others showing support for the project – culminating in the light being turned on which was greeted with a big cheer! We are very excited to house this innovative project on our roof – and look forward to many more projects to come! Congratulations … Continue reading
Perhaps you’ve seen the Pleasure sign on top of the Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre roof? You can find out more about it here Get involved on twitter with #Pleasure #VGCC #vauxhallpleasuregardens @VauxhallGarden1 Thank you to the Artists in our studios – Vicky, Erik & Levan for all their hard work on this project!
This year VGCC took part in the Big Draw – the theme chosen was It’s Our World which is part of a larger online gallery – www.itisourworld.org.uk . The event was facilitated by Cool it Art with interns from City & Guilds of London Art School with materials provided by GreatArt . For the event on the 25th October we created a 10 metre long collaborative painting of Vauxhall “Now and Then” picking out bits from the history of … Continue reading
Cool it Art turned 1 year old on the 10th of May, to celebrate this they held a birthday party during the Tuesday class on the 13th of May. It was well attended with over 80 people joining in the celebrations – completed with cupcakes and balloons! For a readable version of the article written about it in the South London Press please click on the picture of it below.