Havelock Walk Arts Week 13-17 May 2019

by Havelock Walk Arts Week in London, England, United Kingdom

£1,060

raised of £20,000 target

31

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This project is using Flexible funding and will receive all pledges made by April 2nd 2019 at 8:13am

Havelock Walk will be pedestrianised so the street can be used for a programme of arts events - talks, workshops and performances.

by Havelock Walk Arts Week in London, England, United Kingdom

The Big Idea

This summer we are hosting an Arts Week, which will close Havelock Walk to cars and instead use the street as a space for exploring the nature of community and art through a programme of events, talks and workshops.

We want to share the artistic ethos of Havelock Walk with the wider community offering opportunities for people to engage with all kinds of arts activities on the street. We want to bring groups of people together, start conversations and make art.

This project will be led by the wonderfully diverse artists who live and work on Havelock Walk.

And we are trying to raise money to make this happen.

Goodies (Rewards)

Tessa Holmes Animalgamation Prints

Supermundane / Rob Lowe Exclusive Limited Edition Print 

Lenka Rayn H. Fine Art Portrait Photography Session

The Good Stuff

Havelock Walk will be emptied of cars and closed to traffic for the duration of the project. Instead, the street will become an innovative, fun and vibrant playground for the community to meet together. This is our vision so far:

Colin Allen (at no. 11) will design and make a huge table, which will become the centrepiece for this event. It will take pride of place in the middle of the street and provide a site for planned and unplanned conversations, performances, communal meals and activities. There will be space for all to sit at the table.

Sarah Davey-Hull (at no. 9) will devise and direct a site-specific performance bringing professional international performers to the street for the first time, with performers appearing on roofs, in doorways and on balconies. They will create a unique, surprising and playful performance that will run several times a day across the Open Studios weekends and it will be free to watch.

Rob Lowe, Supermundane (at no.24a) and Liz Atkin (no.22) will talk about their work as part of a series of Artists Talks. Liz will also run a Messy Play arts workshop for children and their adults. 

And that's all we can reveal at this stage...

From morning until evening the street will radiate with energy, whether you choose to come and eat your breakfast at the artists table, take part in one of the workshops or come to an Artist Talks in the evening.

The Arts Week is being organised by the artists who live and work on Havelock Walk where we have successfully hosted two Open Studios a year for the last 12 years. Sarah Davey-Hull who is curating this year’s week has been running arts events for 25 years with her theatre company and the artist residents have extensive experience of running arts activities. The Arts Week will build on the usual Open Studios but will offer bigger and more brilliant ways to get involved with art.

We love living on Havelock Walk and as artists we want to share the wealth of creativity and skill we have. 

So far we have approached Lewisham Council to close the road, remove all the cars and create a unique car free space to stage the Arts Week and this is all looking positive.

The Nitty Gritty


The money we raise will be used to design and make the huge communal table and chairs that will sit at the heart of the street throughout and will create a wonderful place to gather on the street.

It will go towards the creation of free site specific performances that will run throughout the Arts Week, offering an opportunity to see free theatre for all. 

It will go towards free and low cost workshops with arts activities for all age groups and experience. There will be opportunities for families to make art together, for young people to ‘have a go’, for professionals to expand their artistic practice. 

It will go towards free Artists Talks.

The money raised will make this event inclusive for all. Thank you!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Donation

Our thanks for supporting the Arts Week, you will be contributing towards this community festival.

£20 or more

Badge + Name On Thank You Wall

Havelock Walk Arts Week artist designed badge. To be collected. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

1 of 4 claimed

£25 Reward

Animalgamation Print Animalgamation print by Tessa Holmes. Paws With Claws. See images on the left. Print size: 23cm x 23cm. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

1 of 5 claimed

£25 Reward

Animalgamation Print Animalgamation print by Tessa Holmes. Grey Grizzle Wolf. See images on the left. Print size: 23cm x 23cm. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

1 of 5 claimed

£25 Reward

Animalgamation Print Animalgamation print by Tessa Holmes. Mistress Fox Print. See images on the left. Print size: 23cm x 23cm. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

1 of 3 claimed

£25 Reward

Animalgamation Print. Whonose. See images on the left. Print size: 23cm x 23cm. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Animalgamation Print

Animalgamation print by Tessa Holmes. Choose from Paws With Claws, Grey Grizzle Wolf, Mistress Fox Print, Whonose. See images on the left. Print size: 23cm x 23cm. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£25 or more

0 of 20 claimed

Film Night

Join residents for a night time film screening on Havelock Walk during Arts week. Popcorn provided! Film and date to be confirmed (check our updates). And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£35 or more

15 of 100 claimed

Exclusive Supermudane Print

Exclusive A3 limited edition printed, signed and numbered by Supermundane/Rob Lowe. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£50 or more

2 of 10 claimed

Street Lunch for 2

Join the artists of the street for an al fresco lunch. Simple food with good company and conversation. Dates during Arts Week to be confirmed. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£100 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Children's Art Classes

Children's art classes led by Liz Atkin in drawing, painting, sculpture and collage at V22 Louise House, Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill. Summer term 10 weeks, for 1 child, aged 4 to 7 or 8 to 12. 30th April to the 9th July. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.

£500 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Fine Art Portrait Photography Session

One to one portrait session with Havelock Walk resident fine art photographer Lenka Rayn H. in her studio in Forest Hill. Includes: 1.5 hour session and one 12x16 inch print. And your name on our thank you wall for the duration of the festival.


Let's make 'Havelock Walk Arts Week 13-17 May 2019' happen