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Creative workshops for people affected by cancer

13 October14 December

Free creative workshops for people affected by cancer at the Macmillan Horizon Centre. Workshops are for all abilities and each session will be delivered by Ellie, 's Inclusive Artist, in collaboration with a local arts facilitator. Come along, meet new people, learn a new skill and have a brew or two! Sat 12th Oct 10:30-12:30pm Textiles with Imagine Make Play Sat 9th Nov 10:30-12:30pm Cyanotypes with Margot Minnot Thomas Sat 14th Dec 10:30-12:30pm Laser Cut Jewellery with Rebecca Tucknott To…

Deru Anding: Generations

20 November20 December

For Lost Species Day 2019 exhibition, indigenous artist Deru Anding will be showcasing an inspiring series of grand panoramic drawings in which he encapsulates and preserves his natural environment and community for present and future generations. Curated by Susuana Amoah, this exhibition of Anding’s works raise awareness of protests against ongoing tropical deforestation and aims to encourage wider solidarity with indigenous communities. Join us for the launch event at 6pm on 20 November 2019. Click here to RSVP About the…


2 December 201912 January 2020

Feeling charitable this Christmas? Then please support in December by making a gift to our 2020 crowdfunding campaign #ONCAcrowdfunder and help us reach our target of £20,000! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VbE7g8Yt1Y Donate Why not give a gift in someone’s name? If you know someone who would be delighted that you have given to a charity that shares values that are close to their heart, then give a charity Christmas gift in their name.  You can do this by making a donation to the…

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

10 December
6:00 pm
13 December
7:00 pm

Join us for a Christmas Wreath Making Workshop. During this fun, festive and informal session you'll be guided through how to make a beautiful wreath using locally foraged foliage on a handmade willow ring base. Each wreath can be tailored to your own tastes and can include Ivy, Holly, Bay, Rosemary, Oranges, Cinnamon, Hydrangeas etc. Times, dates and prices Tues 10, 6-7pm Wed 11, 6-7pm Fri 13 Dec, 6-7pm Please email or call 01273 607101 if you have any…

New Year Clothes Swap

7 January 2020
5:00 pm
7:00 pm

annual new year’s clothes swap is back! Tickets are £2.50 online / £3 on the door. All funds will go towards supporting environmental and creative learning projects. How our clothes swap works: Buy your entry ticket online or on the door Bring your good quality clean pre-loved clothes. Bric a brac and toys are welcome too. Please don’t bring anything that needs to go straight to recycling/ the incinerator We’ll help you put your clothes out on the tables and…

Ten Steps Towards Personal Resilience and Empowerment in a Chaotic Climate

13 January 2020
7:00 pm
16 March 2020
9:00 pm

Ten week course, £10 per week (contact the office to pay in person and avoid booking fees, or to pay weekly) New language is being invented to describe the unprecedented psychological landscape of our times: eco-anxiety, climate grief, solastalgia*. These are terms used by climate psychologists to describe the emotional impacts of climate change which are finally starting to be recognised in Europe, the USA and other wealthy economies, yet are still seldom discussed. The most recent International Panel on…

David Blandy & Claire Barrett: Cthuluscene

22 January 202015 February 2020

'Cthuluscene' brings together a group of works made by Blandy & Barrett that address the climate crisis and our collective future, through a close examination of nature. Their finely crafted films use essayist voiceover, folk tales and poetry to create a meditation on the history of scientific inquiry and the parallel evolution of ideas, and what we do now that the paradigms of the post-industrial world are breaking down. Filming at University College London’s Grant Museum of Zoology, the film…

The World After in the Cthuluscene: Roleplay gaming event

29 January 2020
6:00 pm
9:00 pm

Join artist David Blandy for an evening workshop to build new elements based on Brighton's myths, legends and ecosystems for open world game 'The World After', where danger lurks in magically enhanced flora and fauna and a shadowy 'Corporation' are seeking to exploit its untapped riches. Developed through sessions with Roleplay gamers across the UK from diverse backgrounds, Blandy invites players to build further details into these new societies through discussion, drawing and writing. Suitable for ages 18+ FREE ABOUT…

O N C A Winter Volunteer Open Evening

29 January 2020
6:30 pm
8:00 pm

Join us at gallery to find out about our various and exciting volunteer opportunities. We’re currently looking for volunteers for our gallery and barge – We need people to join our core team as ongoing medium to long-term part-time volunteers. This informal evening will be an opportunity to find out more about and talk to current volunteers about their experiences. We’ll also be discussing what skills people have or would like to learn while volunteering at . See you there!

Kids Roleplay World Building & Storytelling Workshop

1 February 2020
1:00 pm
3:00 pm

In this workshop for children aged 8-13yrs, young people will create new fantasy worlds, designing individual characters based on combinations of humanoids with plant and animal features. These characters will be given life stories and a narrative will be built around a world that combines the ideas of all involved. We will then play a game based on the imagined space we have designed, weaving together local flora, fauna, myths and legends. Suitable for ages 8 - 13yrs FREE ABOUT…

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Please contact or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training. For more information about access and facilities at ONCA please click here.