Black Lives Matter #BLM

CANOPY is committed to equality, inclusion and creating better lives for all.  CANOPY stands with the Black community and other minority ethnic communities against all forms of racism, whether overt, insidious or structural. We believe it is no longer enough to simply stand up and condemn racism: we must be actively anti-racist. We encourage ourContinue reading “Black Lives Matter #BLM”

upcoming opportunities

Thanks to an Arts Council England Emergency Grant, awarded due to the pandemic , canopy will soon be offering a range of micro-commissions and mini-bursaries to creatives living in the Forest of Dean. More details will be posted here soon – follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or sign up to our mailing listContinue reading “upcoming opportunities”

#stayingconnectedcanopy online networking and drawing

Corona Virus is affecting how everyone lives and works. As a network, we rely on being connected to creative practitioners to ensure we work together towards shared goals. It’s not just the practitioners that are missing out – families will be spending a lot of time indoors – with few, if any, cultural venues operatingContinue reading “#stayingconnectedcanopy online networking and drawing”

Notes from meetup at Cinderford Artspace 16th January 2020

First meetup of the year – coffee & conversations Slideshow of photos from projects to date Round the table: Rose Farrington – FoDDC Project Manager for Destination Lydney Harbour £2.1m project Tracey Parkinson – printmaker/community café Cinderford. Would like canopy to attend meeting about the future of the cafe Jacqui Grange – Herefordshire Great Places & Creative SolutionsContinue reading “Notes from meetup at Cinderford Artspace 16th January 2020”

Happy New Year! Come and join us for coffee & cake! 2020

hello canopy creative network follower! We wish you a fruitful 2020 and hope that we can help in some way to make it even better by making sure we all keep in touch. Our network grows daily, we have 242 followers on Facebook and a mailing list of 164 subscribers. If you have NOT yet subscribed, pleaseContinue reading “Happy New Year! Come and join us for coffee & cake! 2020”

The Phone Box artists invite you to become involved at a booth near you – how to get in touch…….

CONTACT LIST AND CALLOUT BY LOCATION: WHITECROFT: Jean Goubert Jean works in theatre and is keen to hear stories from local people. He wishes to engage with an older generation who might have witnessed the birth of these iconic phone boxes (1920s’) and hear the stories of how it revolutionised their lives. SLING: Henry Maddicott Henry isContinue reading “The Phone Box artists invite you to become involved at a booth near you – how to get in touch…….”