Minver Crescent Nosh Up

We are delighted to invite all those who have been sharing stories with Andy Barrett over recent months to come together for an evening of food and storytelling at ACTC, Minver Crescent! Come along to hear some of the tales you’ve been telling him… and find out how you can get involved in the next […]

Create a scrapbook for the library bookshelf!

Bulwell Arts Festival is huge this year – there’s so much going on throughout the week-long festival, that some of the projects are spilling out, either side of the Arts week (7th – 14th July!) One such project is the Bulwell Scrapbook Stories project, which is a collaboration between the Bulwell Connectors, Bulwell Arts Festival […]

Make:See:Do in Bulwell!

Nonsuch have been running weekly creative sessions with residents from an Independent Living Scheme in Bulwell, as part of a pilot project “Make:See:Do”. Aimed at building confidence, self-esteem and bringing joy to a Tuesday afternoon; the project has meant that participants have been on an outing to Derby Theatre to see ‘Two’, taken part in […]

Bulwell Health and Wellbeing Programme 2018

What a fabulous turn out to the launch of the Health and Wellbeing Programme 2018. Thank you to Alex Norris MP for being there to welcome everyone and to all those who stood up to share their love of what they do. You can download the pdf version here: Bulwell Health & Wellbeing Programme 2018 final. […]

Three Doors Down, Project Launch Day

Join us on Saturday 10th March, from 11am – 3pm, at Aspley Community and Training Centre (ACTC) to share local stories, photographs and record yourself! Download a pdf version of the leaflet

Joining Lines, Community project and exhibition

We are thrilled to be working with local crochet artist, April Towriess, on a new project commissioned by the Bulwell Connectors and Bulwell Arts Festival. April invites crocheters from all backgrounds, cultures, genders and ages to get involved and crochet a doily to be exhibited as part of the Joining Lines exhibition taking place this […]

Applications for Bulwell Arts Festival open now!

We love Bulwell Arts Festival and all the amazing people and projects that come together in the months running up to this week-long celebration of local creativity! The Arts Festival takes place in venues across Bulwell, organised by a dedicated team of volunteers, from Saturday 7th July – Saturday 14th July.  Keep an eye on […]

Connecting communities with arts organisations and vice versa!

Last year we held an event as part of the national debate into the Civic Role of Arts Organisations, being led by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. There are lots of resources, case studies and articles to delve into on their website: https://civicroleartsinquiry.gulbenkian.org.uk  You can download the Phase 1 Report here “Case studies show that arts organisations […]

Family Art Day: Aspley Sewing Workshop

What an amazing start to our new Aspley Sewing Project. Huge thanks to Kim Errington and Jo from Make to Make for transforming ACTC into a hive of activity – with amazing resources, bags and bags of cloth and sewing machines galore! Thank you to all the wonderful people who came along to take part […]