We have been lucky enough to work with a wide variety of different partners on numerous exciting projects. Take a look back on some of our favourite projects from the last six years.
Imagination and Wellbeing Conference
Upperthorpe - A Treasure Trail
A Highlights video from our conference exploring imagination and wellbeing in September 2018. Over 200 people gathered to take part in discussions and activities and here six speakers talk about their experience of the topic.
Zest, a local health and wellbeing centre based in Upperthorpe undertook some community asset mapping in the area over a 2 month period. They ran four short asset based community development workshops in the community .
A film reporting on our Back Then Project, looking at engineering in Sheffield's past and present with five community groups and twenty volunteer engineers
Canvas of Voices
This documentary film was produced as part of the 'Our Corner' project, with The Crick Centre at The University of Sheffield. The project aimed to look into the effect participation in the arts can have on political engagement and understanding.
The Everyday Stories project is a Children in Need funded project facilitated in libraries across Sheffield. It has encouraged people to learn more about their community, build confidence, meet new people.
Start Up Project
A Spotlight on five of the start up projects we have supported. We have supported over 50 people aged 50+ to start something new in their local area. The project aims to combat loneliness and isolation in older adults.
Abbeydale Stakeholders which includes local Councillors , police and voluntary organisations were very excited to present the Autumn Carnival for the second year. A fun evening filled with lanterns and possitive community spirit
Overview of Ignite Imagination's Reconnect project, in which artists collaborated with academics and researchers from the University of Sheffield to produce art pieces exploring the human body.
A project working in partnership with University of Sheffield exploring the creative use of space. Alongside local young people, newly arrived to the UK, our artists supported the creation of three microhabitats base on Furnace Park, Sheffield
What is Old?
‘What is Old?’ was a project designed to engage older and younger generations with questions of age and ageing. They created artworks based on their exploration from a series of creative workshops