‘Clocking’ Presentation

‘Clocking’ = Peer 2 Peer Learning in Creative and Cultural Industries across Europe You Are invited to ‘CLOCK’ with other Cultural and Creative employers, freelancers, interns, volunteers and apprentices across Europe! Full Transcript: 1. core curriculum for cultural learning across Europe 2. continuing professional development framework that is internationally benchmarked 3. tool to record cultural […]

The Big Picture

On Friday, Rick Parkes delivered a ‘talk around’ starting with the story in (North) London and the Chocolate Factory – how the arts and creative industries became a ‘cluster’ catalyst for social, cultural and economic development in the 2000s and how cultural industries, creative industries, social inclusion is contributing to social and economic cohesion in a […]

UNACCOMPANIED “Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center

“Hope For Children” UNCRC Policy Center, in the ambit of the European Cultural Learning Network, presents: UNACCOMPANIED. An exhibition. Research. Visuals. Writings. Matters. And Other. Curated by Vicky Pericleous Opening: Friday 25th of September 2015, 19:30-21:30 Cyprus Library Reference Department (Former Faneromenis Library) Duration: 25 Sept. – 8th Oct. 2015 The exhibition is kindly supported […]

Hope For Children presents EMBRACE in London

Out of the Shadows - shadow puppets workshop 3 (2)

On September 5th 2015, Hope for Children from Cyprus (HFC) exhibited the results of the project “EMBRACE: Rehabilitation & Integration through Arts & Culture” at the TAKING PART festival, an international event celebrating participatory arts and community development. EMBRACE was developed for the European Cultural Learning Network (ECLN), a project funded by the Leonardo da Vinci […]

ECLN Taking Part Festival taster

On Saturday September 5 2015, partners from throughout the European Cultural Learning Network and beyond gathered at Bernie Grant Arts Centre for a glorious coming together of everything Collage Arts has been working towards for the past 30 years. The event involved apprentices and staff both current and former, Chocolate Factory artists, and a mind […]


Issue 7: September to December 2015 – Collage Arts 30th Anniversary Edition with news, features and events from the Chocolate Factories in Wood Green N22. This issue features Taking Part and European Cultural Learning Network conference, N22 Open Studios, Entropi, Flux, Jazz, Kids, Karamel Club Live and much more… Download a copy.. Below is online version […]

A London creative organisation leads in the Europe-wide push for qualifications for leaders of informal learning…

New qualifications to be launched on 5 September 2015 at the TAKING PART free arts festival at the Bernie Grant Centre.   At a time when the value of the arts is again being questioned, one London-based arts organisation has been working to increase the status of the sector’s workforce as leaders in informal learning. Manoj […]