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Performers wearing robot costumes pose in Bradford city centre

Mind the Gap to receive £33,915 award from second round of Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Mind the Gap in Bradford has received a grant of £33,915 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

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Funding for new Mind the Gap Social Club

Mind the Gap has received £9,600 funding from National Lottery Awards for All for a new project called Mind the Gap Social Club.

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Associate Artist Bee Skivington talks about Supported Work Placements

Since September 2019, Mind the Gap has been running Supported Work Placements for six Artists with learning disabilities.

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An open notebook with text that reads 'Go for a wander around your neighbourhood. Draw a map and label all the things that make you smile.' with a hand-drawn map, drawings, and a collage of photos and letters stuck onto the pages

Creative Doodle Book Update

The Creative Doodle Book is like one of those little stars that comes along and shines brightly just when we need it.

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A headshot of Rob Abbey. He is a white man in his thirties with blue eyes, a bald head and a brown beard. He is wearing a smart dark jumper. The photo is taken outside in front of a large red vent.

Using lockdown to reflect on Mind the Gap’s growth

As with most organisations around the world, the pandemic has raised a lot of challenges for Mind the Gap but it has also offered us some exciting opportunities.

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The Mind the Gap team have a meeting over Zoom

Future Me Update

We’ve been working with 15 adults with learning disabilities from the north of England who are keen to learn new skills connected to working within the arts.

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Introducing the Creative Doodle Book

Introducing the Creative Doodle Book

You might not think that a global pandemic would be especially fertile ground for launching an online visual art project, and yet the Creative Doodle Book seems to have been exactly what people needed!

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A sculpture from a Mind the Gap performance is assembled outdoors

Mind the Gap receives vital grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Mind the Gap has been awarded £150,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

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Funding for new Future Me Project

Mind the Gap has been successfully approved for funding by Groundwork UK to receive a European Social Fund Community Grant of £19,894.

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