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4 Sep 2019

Before my internship, I was studying English Literature at The University of Sheffield, graduating this summer and it was there where I first learned about Ignite. The Students’ Union offered internships in the third sector and I was (and still am) thrilled to be offer...

19 Dec 2018

Here you can find a summary of the results found in all three studies carried out by ourselves and the University of Sheffield over the last two years. The research culminated in a day long conference where over 200 people listened to six speakers and took part in work...

So a financial year is over and it's time to review what we've been up to between April 2017 and March 2018 and look ahead to what 2019 may hold... 

So here are a few highlights of that year from our CEO Luisa. You can see more highlights in our annual report.

I hav...

In Summer 2018 we were commissioned by the University of Sheffield and Festival of the Mind to create a Giant interactive mouth to be displayed as part of an interactive exhibition about dental hygiene during festival of the mind in September 2018. The mouth was design...

19 Jun 2018

‘The Future of Art + Design Education’ was a fun and inspiring night exploring how art and design influences, affects and is responsible for so many parts of the world around us. 

Our CEO Luisa took part in this event where speakers where asked to do 20x20 challeng...

30 Apr 2018

Hopes and Dreams

I attended three different workshops for the Hopes and Dreams projects; Places for people, Together Women and Darnall Library, each one of these provided me with an individual experience. At Places for People we were painting on canvases what represente...

12 Apr 2018

Barbara Warsop attended a workshop with Ignite Imaginations back in 2014 when we were still called Art in the Park. The workshop inspired her to write her own book "The Lost Village of Parkwood Springs". Barbara's journey with Ignite Imaginations came full circle when...

1 Feb 2018

For the past few weeks I have been volunteering at St. Luke’s Clifford House in their Photography workshop. Here I support the artist in teaching those who attend the class. Each one of these people have an illness without a cure (or are there supporting someone who do...

21 Dec 2017

This year’s festive season, for some reason feels lighter than last year; when writing this blog in 2016 'Winter Blues', I was feeling a lot more blue than the article suggests and edited out some of my “near death on bike” rage!

Today is a similar day, I can’t see the...

16 Nov 2017

Earlier this year we were part of a brilliant project with music in the round which explored the relationship between music and art. Ten community groups created artworks based on the music they were listening too. Since then I have been thinking a lot about music in o...

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