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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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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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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Blog: Lisa Mallaghan – Leaving Mind the Gap

I am unbelievably proud of what the company has achieved in those 14 years, and of the part I played in its development.

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Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund

Mind the Gap’s application to Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund for National Portfolio Organisations has been successful.

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What’s Next for Mind the Gap

2018/2019 has been an incredibly successful year for Mind the Gap, seeing us deliver our largest production and project to date.

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