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LV21 Embarks On A New Journey

LV21 Embarks On A New Journey

We’re pleased to announce that LV21 has been awarded Arts Council England Grants for the Arts funding for a 5-month Research & Development activity with focus on identifying new opportunities for organisational development and growing our artistic ambition through exploring the rich cultural landscape of Gravesham and connecting with the wider arts and culture sector across Kent.

This funding together with invaluable support from Gravesham Borough Council and Kent County Council Creative & Cultural Economy Service, provides a unique opportunity for us to test new ground, unlock new potential, build collaborative partnerships and develop longer-term plans and progression routes to enable a supportive contribution to the local arts and culture led regeneration plans.

We’re preparing to lift anchor in late August / early September to sail over to Gravesend on the River Thames to take part in the new Estuary Festival, where we will host a number of festival events and new artwork by well-established artists commissioned by Metal Culture aboard the ship.

During the R&D activity from August to December 2016, we will deliver a series of community participatory, arts-led taster sessions and public events through four artist-in-residencies, commissioning artists with strong links to Gravesham across art forms. We’ll announce further details about the programme soon and are really looking forward to start work on this exciting project!




This is great news, looking forward to the events. Maybe my art group (with your permission will be able to become involved in some small way.

Thanks Gail. Come and visit us at St Andrew’s Quay during Estuary Festival and we can have a chat.

Ahoy there! Many congratulations and Well deserved! Can I bring ‘edna’ activities aboard please at some stage when ready?

Thanks Luci. Look forward to hearing about your future plans for edna. Hope we can help.

Would love to get involved

Hi Duncan. Let us know what you’d like to do and we can see how we might be able to help/support.

Caren Stafford

Congratulations Paivi!!! Well deserved. Fantastic opportunity. X