Entries by Marice Cumber

Banner of Youth

Our Banner of Youth project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, started back in March with a series of textile design workshops taking place over eight weeks taking place in the Fountain Room at the Barbican Centre in London. Our workshop poster below was shared with homeless hostels around London inviting participants to come […]

Print, Weave, Sculpt

This June, our group was super excited to start a brand new series of intensive creative workshops led by professional artists. We partnered with the University of Arts London in Camberwell on this project. Such a fantastic way for participants to learn new skills and uncover hidden talents. A three-day creative marathon!   Day One […]

Creative Futures

What is Creative Futures? Creative Futures, funded by Adobe, is a free 2-day workshop taking place at D&AD offices in Shoreditch on 20 July and 27 July 2022. Creative Futures will break down the barriers for people affected by homelessness to enter the creative sector, build networks and have access to opportunities. It is a […]

Pottery & Gardening!

November brought our series of Pottery Workshop’s held at Space Studios in Hackney working with The Potting Shed. We haven’t worked with clay for a while in our workshops so it was fantastic to use this creative medium again in our sessions. Did you know ceramics are a favourite of our founder Marice Cumber, check […]

Get An Education to Give An Education

    Get An Education to Give An Education with The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless courses! Accumulate is now offering specialist online Get An Education to Give An Education courses with all profits being used to fund Accumulate creative workshops for people who are homeless and so it’s a win-win for everyone. The courses […]

Accumulate 2020/21 Showcase Event

The end of June brought us what felt like a rare chance to join together with participants, supporters and friends to look back at an incredible year. The aim of Accumulate, the Art School for the Homeless, is to improve peoples’ lives through creativity and we are proud to say that we have achieved this despite […]

May 2021 Update

And just like that June has arrived! May has been another super busy month for Accumulate so its the perfect time to look back at what we have been up to! Two New Accumulate Art Kits Our Accumulate Art Kit project is going strong with two fantastic workshops running, the first being a session around […]

Accumulate April Update!

April 2021 has been a busy month for Accumulate with some exciting new and continuing projects and good news for Accumulate! Return to The Barbican We were delighted to be able to return to the learning space at the Barbican Centre early in April to resume our face to face workshops after such a long […]

Accumulate Art Kits are Expanding!

With funding secured from The National Lottery Community Fund and Foundation for FutureLondon we have been able to expand our Accumulate Art Kit offering to homeless hostels right across the United Kingdom. Train the Trainer Sessions To accompany the kits we have also been able to introduce ‘Train the Trainer’ sessions. These sessions, which are […]

Phenomenal response to Book of Homelessness!

An Amazing Response! When Accumulate set out on The Book of Homelessness project we had no idea that the response to it, once published, would be so phenomenal! Sales have been so significant that we sold out of the first print run within 2 weeks and so have reprinted in double quick time!   Life […]