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Hangwire Microcommissions: Meet the Artists

We are thrilled to announce our new #JLHangwire artists. They will each receive cash awards and residency space to develop their innovative new work. These awards are just the latest support that we have provided to artists in the contemporary circus sector.…

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Hangwire micro-commissions - introducing the artists banner

Hangwire Microcommissions: Meet the Artists

We are thrilled to announce our new #JLHangwire artists. They will each receive cash awards and residency space to develop their innovative new work. These awards are just the latest support that we have provided to artists in the contemporary circus sector.…

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2020 – A Year in Review

With Christmas rapidly approaching and 2021 imminent, perhaps it’s time to take stock. 2020 has been a bruising year, and during challenging times it’s tempting to push things from our thoughts. How many times have we heard “I can’t wait for 2020…

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Arts Council England Cultural Recovery Funding Announcement

Since March, arts and cultural venues have faced unprecedented challenges to our survival, brought about by the global pandemic. To ensure our building got the attention it needed, we drastically scaled back our capital (building) project. These plans are crucial…

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Archway Road Services and Information – Updated January 2021

Last week, the Government confirmed our worst fears, and implemented a second nationwide lockdown on the country. As cases of Covid-19 have risen across the country, businesses have prepared themselves for another period of uncertainty. Today is the day that the new…

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Lockdown Lunches – Creativity From Crisis

Lockdown Lunch: an unexpected gem emerged from the world in pandemic. The wonders of Zoom have breathed new life into Social Lunch, our beloved event where a dynamic group of people over 55 came to Jacksons Lane once a month to enjoy…

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Jacksons Lane Open For Circus Artists

During September and October 2020 Jacksons Lane will be offering eight weeks’ worth of in-kind space – across two studios and the theatre – for circus artists to develop work, thanks to Arts Council England’s emergency funding. As the UK’s…

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Major Redevelopment to Start in November

We’ve got some good news to share. We’re set to begin a multi-million pound redevelopment project to transform and future-proof our Grade II-listed arts centre, with construction work starting in November 2020 and our building set to reopen in July…

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Women Rise: My Experience

Women Rise was a Jacksons Lane Creative Learning project helping women throughout Haringey learn about security, self-care and empowerment through performance projects, skills classes and group sessions. It ran from 2017 to 2020 and was supported by the Tampon Tax Fund. Radhika…

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Archway Road: Lockdown Resources & Stories

For all its bustle, honking lorries, rushing city workers and painful inclines, we really love our road. So: we’ve got in touch with as many businesses and organisations up and down our brilliant Archway Road to see what’s going on at…

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MIF’s Resource List for Artists & Freelancers

This resource list has been cross-posted from the Manchester International Festival’s website. In our opinion it is the best and most comprehensive list of resources for artists and freelancers during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, though new additions are constantly being added…

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7 Things to Help You Forget the Lockdown

Last month Jacksons Lane closed its doors as part of a nationwide effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. We cancelled our upcoming shows – hoping to host the companies as soon as we can – and refunded tickets, though many people…

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Goldilocks at Jacksons Lane

This Christmas, a magical production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears comes to Jacksons Lane from Sat 30 Nov to Christmas Eve. Combining the delightful fun of the original tale with new twists and turns, this enchanting production provides a hearty dose of…

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