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15 Dec 2016

On a day like today when you can’t see the sky, it’s hard to not have a similar gloomy outlook on life.

On my way to work I avoid death 3 times on my bike, witness the ongoing tagging battle take place on the side of a University building, the fresh cream paint once a...

2 May 2016

We have been working on a Big Lottery funded project with South Yorkshire Housing Association called ‘Age Better’ for just over a year now. Our particular strand of the project is called ‘Start Up’. We have been working with several beneficiaries over the age of 50 to...

1 Feb 2016

We recently ran a project called ‘Shine’ in partnership with Sanctuary housing delivering craft and creative writing workshops in residential homes in Sheffield, Hull and Chester.

Our Artist John ran creative writing and poetry sessions with 19 participants over a numbe...

2 Nov 2015

After an exciting recruitment process from which we got 24 engineers from a variety of backgrounds to help with our Back Then project the sessions are now well underway. The engineer volunteers are working with our professional artists to help five different groups of...

5 Oct 2015

A Couple of months ago we were approached by Meadowhall and told that they wanted to design and dedicate one of 12 giant hearts to us for their 25th birthday celebrations. The heart was designed and painted by artist Rachel Blackwell and was unveiled on the 4th Septemb...

7 Sep 2015

We are thrilled to welcome Charlie Barnes to our ever expanding team of staff as Project and Fundraising Co-ordinator, she has been with us for a couple of weeks now and we are excited to have her on the team. You can read more about Charlie’s background on our Staff P...

1 Jun 2015

This year saw the fourth and final year of our project in partnership with sheltered housing scheme ‘Sharing our lives.’ We worked with 20 Residents at Crabtree Grange and Lytton Court housing schemes who chatted about their life with Ignite Imaginations artist Laura P...

1 Jun 2015

We are thrilled to be working with Better with data on a brand new venture ‘Culture Everywhere’

The project has won the Heritage and Culture award in the Open Data Challenge series, a national competition run by Nesta and the Open Data Institute that drives the use...

29 May 2015

Ignite Imaginations invites you to the Microstories Exhibition in the Winter Gardens on Wednesday 3rd June 12-7PM. A showcase of stories and artwork reflecting on the realities of life with a long term health condition.

Developed in partnership with a team of researcher...

1 Apr 2015

With the general election less than a week away, we’d love you to take 10 minutes to watch our film, ‘Canvas of Voices’.

The film, which has been submitted to this year’s Doc Fest, looks at young people’s political views and attitudes to voting.

It is the result of our p...

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Ignite Imaginations is a limited company registered in England (number 5803846) and a registered charity (number 1116631).

Our registered office is 5th Floor Barkers Pool House, Burgess Street, Sheffield S1 2HF.