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Beaumont Leys receives Big Lottery Funding – Big Celebration for Community event

Beaumont Leys receives Big Lottery Funding – Big Celebration for Community event

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:37

Thanks to funding from the Big Lottery – Big Celebration and support from Leicester City Council and Arts Council England, Artist in residence Jayne Williams has been working with the local community to curate a Big Celebration event. The event for residents past and present will take place in Beaumont Leys Library on Saturday 18 March and will be a coming together of community groups, friends, family and neighbours for a programme packed full of creativity. There'll be music, dance, spoken word, poetry, stories, rap, brass band, free food and art exhibitions.

Tags: Funding, Leicester Libraries

Our Super Spark Heroes!

Our Super Spark Heroes!

Posted: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:17

The fantastic folk at Mellor Primary School dressed up as their favourite heroes for this year's 'Hero Day' and raised a whopping £370! We took a trip down to see them in their costumes, it was quite super!

You truly are our heroes - thank you!

Tags: fundraising, Spark Arts for Children, Spark Festival, Funding, Schools, Mellor Primary School

A £5 donation could help us unlock £20,000

A £5 donation could help us unlock £20,000

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:31

We have a great opportunity to do more of what we do best - but we need your help. Arts Council England has offered us a matching opportunity so that every £1.50 you donate is matched by £1. BUT time is running out – this offer from the Arts Council runs out in April. Please help us to unlock for than £20,000 of match funding by donating today.

Tags: fundraising, Spark Arts for Children, Spark Festival, Funding

22 days to raise £2,000 to help 90 young lives.

22 days to raise £2,000 to help 90 young lives.

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:42

The Spark Festival 2015 will see the launch of the new and exciting 'Young People's Jazz Club' - the first of its kind in the UK. Having already raised 89% of their funding, the Spark are appealing to you to help them raise the final £2000 through crowdfunding.

Tags: fundraising, Spark Arts for Children, Funding, Schools

Imaginative Space Award granted to Leicester Libraries and The Spark Arts for Children

Imaginative Space Award granted to Leicester Libraries and The Spark Arts for Children

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:33

Leicester Libraries Service (LLS) has been awarded £85,000 to deliver the Imaginative Spaces project during 2014. This important funding from Arts Council England will be used to put 'artists in residence'at two libraries in Leicester. The Spark Arts for Children will work alongside Leicester Libraries as a delivery partner in order to design and deliver the project, which supports storytelling as a medium to promote reading for pleasure and language development.

Tags: Funding, 2014 Programme, Leicester Libraries