Illuminated Arts develops community-centred arts and heritage projects that change people’s perspective, improves their sense of self, enhances their wellbeing and generates a sense of belonging and pride that benefits the whole community. Illuminated Arts uncovers hidden truths and discovers lost knowledge, enabling people to learn from the past and disperse the unspoken emotional burdens of our social history and heritage.

Our projects

Historical Pockets community workshops

During the month of March we are running a series of three workshops for elderly, isolated and vulnerable people exploring the history of pockets. There is also an open to all online workshop on the 27th March run in partnership with the Blackheath Embroiderers Guild. In the 17th – 19th Centuries, unlike the copious pockets…

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