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About iliffearts1

“Iliffe Arts Ltd- A social enterprise business dedicated in providing a service to support people through coaching, via visual and performing arts and physical activity, to raise their self-esteem and to empower each individual to achieve their full creative potential in education and in life.”

IT’S CARNIVAL TIME!

Leicester Caribbean Carnival and Notting Hill Carnival. It’s Carnival time! But where did it originate? Why did it come to the UK? And why do we celebrate it? The celebration of Carnival has a complicated origin, however the roots of … Continue reading

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Happy World Environment Day

Today marks a celebration that runs deep within our company roots, World Environment Day! Every year on the 5th June we celebrate the environment by raising global awareness about how you can take positive environmental action to protect nature and … Continue reading

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Malcolm X Month

This month on the 19th May we celebrate Malcolm X Day – the day he was born and the day he is appreciated by people across the world, each and every passing year. But what did he do? Why was … Continue reading

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International Dance Day

Each year in April, we celebrate this iconic day because it is important to our business and what we stand for. As a specialist arts, alternative education and social enterprise business, we use all forms of Dance and physical expression … Continue reading

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Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day

Today is the international Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day. The purpose of the day is to remind people of how racial discrimination has serious negative consequences upon people’s lives. This is evident in the national and international news even today … Continue reading

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Bob Marley Day

The words in my head ring out, “Don’t worry, ‘bout a thing” and I won’t because today is all about celebrating freedom and individuality, self-expression and music. What day is it you ask? None other than Bob Marley Day, one … Continue reading

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Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2017

On Saturday 5th August, Iliffe Arts joined in with the carnival theme ‘Let’s Celebrate’ by creating a huge community bunting flag made by the carnivals kids, adults and the whole family. In true carnival spirit there was lots of glitter, … Continue reading

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CACH Summer School- Mon 1st- Fri 12th Aug 2016

During the first 2 weeks of August, Iliffe Arts ran our first CACH Project Summer School, for Children of African and Caribbean Heritage. (For more info about The CACH Project- click here) The project is being funded by Awards for … Continue reading

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Summer Arts Play Scheme

Two of Iliffe Arts tutors lead an Arts play scheme during the summer holidays in July and August. Children from ages 6-16 all enjoyed playing team games and creating public art work that was displayed in Leicester City centre as … Continue reading

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Iliffe Arts Christmas Craft

Iliffe Arts is delighted to be running some Christmas craft work shops this season. There will be lots of family festive treats to get involved in. The workshops will be on the weekends of 13th, 14th,  20th and 21st December … Continue reading

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