Our Homes Festival 2019

Celebrating 100 years of community housing

MODEL VILLAGE – HOXTON
Sat 29th June 2019, 10am – 4pm
The Hoxton Trust Community Garden
Hoxton Street, Hackney

(next door to ‘Howl At The Moon’ pub)

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Draw and Build a model village

We’re excited to be offering a family art activity at Hackney Council’s ‘Our Homes Festival’ celebrating 100 years of community housing.

Join us in the picturesque Hoxton Trust Community Garden where we’ll be building a 3D model village of the surrounding neighbourhood in pop, neon colours! Make a miniature house, a larger estate, a shop, a church or draw and cut trees to mark out the garden. Add your creations to our cardboard development and watch how the community grows with increasing numbers of homes on the map.

It’s going to be a sunny day. Wear shades as our neon homes will dazzle in the beautiful sunlight!

2019 marks 100 years since the 1919 Addison Act, which opened up funding to local councils to build ‘homes fit for heroes’ as people returned from WWI to inadequate housing and slums. It also placed more of a duty on councils to build homes for the poor.

The festival includes live DJ’s, more art, stalls, BBQ and all that Hoxton market has to offer.

See you there!

Stats about this project

  • drawing 50% 50%
  • model making 50% 50%

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- 3 days ago

We're back at #Grasshoppersinthepark for our wkly #arted sessions via Zoom👩‍💻These #earlyyears mean a lot to us! As a parent led nursery, Grasshoppers gives families👪a unique opportunity to be directly involved... @ArtHoppers was born here 10yrs ago when our kiddos attended!🙏😊 https://t.co/L795BplYP9
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- 29 days ago

Happy to be celebrating #2019TBDFAwards. We won the People's Choice award for 'Postcards from a Happy Place' in partnership with @RichMixLondon See our hi-lights at 3:05mins. BIG THANKS @The_Big_Draw We're thrilled! https://t.co/ZVphwzhZJ4 via @YouTube
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- 30 days ago

@Drawinglives: Celebrate good times, come on! Tonight is the night when @The_Big_Draw share the winners of the #2019BDFAward❤️🥳 We'll be showcasing their award winning work & hearing from our Organisers, Patrons & Director @KateJMason ❤️ See you there at 6pm 👉https://t.co/cFomM8lyGF 👍 https://t.co/arCTtrgC3D
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- 30 days ago

@KateJMason: 📢**TONIGHT** 17.12.20 💫Join us in our virtual celebration of all those who took part in our Festival 19/20 & the achievements of the #2019BDFAwards Winners!🥳🎉🙌 So do grab a cuppa at 6pm GMT for half an hour to celebrate with us!🤗💚✏️🎨💡☕️✨ ➡️ https://t.co/LFigevwF8K https://t.co/N7LSKuIueY
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- 30 days ago

@JoTemple6 @The_Big_Draw @RichMixLondon Thanks Jo! Would be great to share with CAMHS too. Can you suggest a contact? X
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- 30 days ago

@jessrosel @mac_birmingham Congratulations @mac_birmingham and @jessrosel on your @The_Big_Draw Award, from one award winner to another 😊🥳
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