Thursday, 18 February 2016

Tuesday Art Drop In Group

In the last art group here at SOLA ARTS we had lots of discussion around memories and places we've visited. And also around our favourite game shows which prompted the idea to create our own arty, wordy board game this week.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Festival 31 2015

Did you attend any of our events for FESTIVAL 31 2015? Can you find yourself in our compilation video of the whole festival below? Let us know in the comments if you were there and what you thought!


Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Festival 31 planning and new connections

The team here at SOLA ARTS has been having some interesting discussions with Virtual Migrants, a Manchester based collective, around how they can get involved in FESTIVAL 31 next yea. So exciting to be getting projects and events set up this early in the year.

Monday, 8 February 2016

Skin Awareness and Facepainting

Guin from SOLA ARTS recently had tuns of fun painting 13 lovely enthusiastic Somali children with Kaalmo Youth & Development project with Somali Welfare Development Trust, Liverpool. Had to turn 3 away as Guin was chocka with requests! children All good fun and enjoyed learning all about part skin awareness with the campaign.

Friday, 5 February 2016

The Small Things....

Big thanks to SOLA employee Joe Rennie, who was working hard at the Communities Makers Market at the Joseph Lappin Center recently selling scarves to raise funds. He made a grand total of £22 which goes straight back into helping participants with travel costs and other essentials. Thanks a bunch, Joe :):).

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Our Newest Volunteer...


A big welcome to Nici. SOLA's newest volunteer, from Zest UK.Limited. Nici is working on moving forward with our campaign for medics to offer support in Lesvos as part of
Grrrreat to have you on board girl :)

Monday, 1 February 2016

Planning and Prepping

Tuesday art group co-coordinators Guin and Joe and new volunteer Kenneth after getting together to discuss the art drop-in group, how to advertise it and reach new participants. It is lovely to see Kenneth helping out as volunteer after participating in the art group himself.