Summer Together! 2017

Our Summer Together! 2017 programme has now ended, but read on for details and photographs. Click here to download the programme as a docx file. Many thanks to our artists, audience members and participants; our funders Arts Council England, Canal & River Trust, London Legacy Development Corporation and Telford Homes; and the Summer Together! 2017 team Vania Adams, Ninna Fray, Ju Gosling aka ju90, Sarah Hughes, Blake Jarrett Gibbons, Seun Lazeez, Tony Malone, Alison Marchant and Julie Newman.

The Three Conversations exhibition runs from 5-30 June 2017 at Forest Gate Library.

5-30 June 2017 9am-8pm (closed Sundays) Three Conversations exhibition at Forest Gate Library. Locally based disabled artists and Together! Professional Development Club members Whyspa, Lynda Evans and Lorraine Peacock presented their work. Private View: 6-8pm, 9 June 2017.

The Rom Shanty Crew at the Together! Music Club

Friday 7 July 2017 7-9pm Together! Music Club at Vicarage Lane Community Centre with special guests Rom Shanty Crew. Rom Shanty Crew taught sea shanties to sing at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival in August.

11-14 July 2017 Signdance Collective International led participatory workshops for the Together! Dance Club, culminating in a performance at the Liberty Festival. At Vicarage Lane Community Centre.

Signdance Collective International lead dance workshops at Vicarage Lane community centre.

Saturday 15 July 2017 1.30-6.30pm Together! 2012 CIC presented our annual showcase tent highlighting the talents of locally based disabled artists at the Liberty Festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Monday 17 July 2017 11am-1pm David Bobier from the Vibrafusion Lab in Ontario, Canada presented a workshop as part of our two-year international Vibrations project, funded by the British Council. At Vicarage Lane Community Centre.

David Bobier leads the Vibrations workshop at Vicarage Lane Community Centre

Tuesday 25 July 2017 10am-1pm Canal Arts workshop at Vicarage Lane Community Centre. Followed by weekly Together! Art Club workshops on Tuesdays from 10am-12 noon, finishing on 22 August. The work created was presented at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Friday 28 July 2017 Together! Clubs visited the Canal MuseumMeet at Vicarage Lane Community Centre from 10am.

Tuesdays 1-29 August 2-4pm + 5 September 10am-12pm. Carnival Arts workshops with ParaCarnival at Vicarage Lane Community Centre, leading up to Hackney One Love Carnival. Free. All welcome (but groups please contact us in advance).

Friday 4 August 7-8.30pm Together! Music Club at Vicarage Lane Community Centre. The Club practiced sea shanties to sing at the Carpenters Road Lock Festival on August Bank Holiday Monday.

Monday 7 August 2017 11am-1pm Together! artists visited the lower waterways and Cody Dock in preparation for the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Saturday 19 August 2017 11am-3pm Together! artists led creative activities at Richard House children’s hospice Summer Fest in Beckton, assisting more than 30 children and young people to personalise t-shirts.

Monday 21 August Together! artists visited Carpenters Road Lock in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in preparation for the Carpenters Road Lock Festival.

Bank Holiday Monday 28 August Together! 2012 CIC presented an exhibition, performance and participatory activity at Carpenters Road Lock Festival in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Together! artists perform sea shanties and poems at the East London Waterways Festival on 28 August 2017.

10 September 2017 Together! 2012 CIC paraded in Hackney One Carnival with ParaCarnival.

Together! artists parade with Paracarnival at Hackney Carnival on 10 September 2017.

Forest Gate Library, 4-20 Woodgrange Rd, London E7 0QH.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London E20 2ST.
Richard House, Richard House Drive, Beckton, London E16 3RG.
Vicarage Lane Community Centre, Govier Close, Stratford E15 4HW.