Burngreave Messenger.
Issue 40 April 2004

Creative Burngreave.Creative Funding

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Lord Mayor Dianne Leek with women artists at the Close to the Heart exhibition.
The Lord Mayor Councillor Dianne Leek congratulates women artists in the Close to the Heart exhibition.

Sponsored Projects:

  • Over The Edge Productions have been running ‘Open Mic’ at 6.30pm every Monday at the Furnival for local people to get up on stage and share their vocal and DJing talents. Contact Shane Roberts on 261 1247.

  • The Community Education Co-ordinators have been running creative activities for families at local schools (see Everyone learns at school for details).

  • The Burngreave Problem Busters organised DJ and dance workshops at the Spectrum Centre for local young people with the aim for them to become more employable at local events and cultural activities.

  • Cassie Limb, Janine Neville and Krysia Zajac received funding to create their own work as part of the “…Still...” exhibition, taking place in April in the Cemetery Chapel: 2nd 7–10pm, 3rd 10am–9pm, 4th 10am–7pm (see advert in the March 2004 issue)

  • A brochure and publicity were funded for an exhibition of 30 women’s art work displayed at Burngreave Library until 5th April. Some of the work will be sent to the Manningham Gallery, Victoria, Australia as part of an international exhibition in September. Contact Panni Poh Yoke Loh on 244 0353. View online brochure

Other projects:

Cross-stitch course, drama activites for the Somali community, video and drama productions, short film project for young Yemenis, African drumming performance, textile design project.

For information about these projects and more contact Creative Burngreave. See next page for a full list of sponsored projects in 2003/2004.

For more information about the Creative Burngreave project or grants contact Lungani Sibanda or Alka Prabhakar on 221 1891 or go along to the funding launch event on 28th April at the Spectrum Centre.

This page is produced by Creative Burngreave, A New Deal funded project, managed by Sheffield Arts Education.


S.A.E. - Sheffield Arts Education.
N.D.C. Burngreave.
Sheffield City Council.


Chill Foo Front.

(Above) Chill Foo Front who run DJ sessions on Mondays at the Spectrum Centre.

(Below) ‘Open Mic’ at the Furnival every Monday.

Open Mic at the Furnival.

Chill Foo Front and Open Mic photos Copyright © Carl Rose

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