Through Autumn 2014 ArtReach is working with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and with the Creative People and Places project, Creative Barking and Dagenham, to support development of a number of exciting arts and cultural projects that are planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Borough.

Imaginative new initiatives are being delivered to bring arts and cultural activity to local neighbourhoods and estates, including a Mobile Museum project, Community Newspaper and an innovative Cultural Champions scheme. Plans for 2015 include major landmark commissioning, a ‘One Borough Day’ festival’ and a high profile outdoor World Music Event. An important initiative is also being developed to open up and facilitate wide access to a significant archive of Borough photographs charting the changing world of Barking and Dagenham from the inceptio of the Authority in 1965.

ArtReach is delighted to be working with the creative teams in Barking and Dagenham to help facilitate some exceptional programmes and projects.