2018-2019 Programme

Throughout 2018-19 Mustard Arts will be based in the indoor markets in Chelmsley Wood.

With a grant from Arts Council West Midlands we will be delivering the following programme

Core activities

  • Stitch n knit
  • After school club
  • Youth/ young adult photography project
  • Combined arts for adults
  • Holiday provision for 7-14 year olds
  • Family learning sessions

Community Outreach Programme

  • Stitch n Knit class for older people with health and socially restrictive issues
  • Youth citizenship project; in partnership with SMBC and police
  • Arts and Health project; referral-based project with the GP practice
  • Regeneration themed art project for Kingshurst parade resident 
  • Pilot activities out and about for young people during holiday

Artistic commissions

  • 3 offsite/onsite residency opportunities indoor markets/town centre
  • Training and development for local artists and students (in partnership with colleges/universities and B37/northern star).
  • Plus; a series of tea talks aimed at West Midlands art scene

Behind the scenes is also an organisation development project including: 

  • Marketing and website
  • Business development/steering group and bank account upgrade
  • Arts development for Borough wide stake holders; future planning for the arts