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BLM Statement

BAME people experience and suffer homelessness at over 5 times that of white people. Accumulate’s work is therefore to challenge the hopelessness and lack of opportunity this community particularly faces as part of our mission to improve the lives of all people affected by homelessness. Accumulate has always been committed to equality and inclusion and […]

Accumulate Art Kits – Update!

The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless has been kept very busy during these difficult and uncertain times. We thought it would be a great time to update you on what we have been up to! Our creative workshops stopped in mid March (just before official lockdown).  We made a decision that we could not risk […]

Creativity in the time of Coronavirus

In these critical times, lockdown continues across most of the world. Life as we all know it has paused and the majority of us are confined to our homes. We are a small charity and we support people affected by homelessness. A safe place to call home is out of reach for our participants. Living […]

NO JUDGEMENT

A Fashion Collection created by young homeless people Last week we gathered to celebrate the creative achievements of a group of people, all of whom are living in hostels and temporary accommodation. This event was so overwhelming for all involved! The energy and support in the room was unbelievable and it was wonderful to see […]

Radio Station for the Homeless

The First of its Kind! This Autumn has brought a jam packed schedule to Accumulate as we are getting ready to launch our brand new project, A Radio Station for the Homeless! This project will give our participants, all young homeless people, the opportunity to digitally broadcast their stories. They will also gain the technical […]

Accumulate – The Art School for The Homeless

A new academic year and brings fresh focus for Accumulate We are Accumulate and we are the first Art School for the Homeless. Based in London, we provide art school level tuition by professional tutors for people who often feel excluded from the regular education system. We work with participants from hostels from all over […]

Youth Culture – An Accumulate Exhibition

The Accumulate 2019 Exhibition launches April 2019! On the 9th April, ‘Youth Culture’ the Accumulate exhibition for 2019 launches at Autograph in Shoreditch, East London. We are so looking forward to showcasing the incredible creative achievements of the group of participants who have taken part in the Accumulate programme this year. Our group have covered […]

Sculpture Collaboration

We have been delighted to introduce sculpture as a new medium to the Accumulate programme for 2019. Four days of workshops hosted by the BBC at Broadcasting House, as well as Autograph in Shoreditch and funded by Art UK as part of their countrywide ‘Sculpture Around You’ project. Exploring themes & ideas Day One began […]

Accumulate Fashion Workshops – February 2019

This February we have been so proud to partner with some amazing organisations, Levis, Youth Club Archive, Ravensbourne University London and Somerset House on our series of fashion workshops to coincide with London Fashion Week. CREATIVE WORKSHOPS All of the participants are young people living in hostels or temporary accommodation across London. Youth Culture was […]

Accumulate is 5!

With the new year came a big milestone for Accumulate! We celebrated five years of our project with an exhibition and party hosted by our great friends Briffa Legal. It was held at their offices in the Business Design Centre in Islington, coinciding with the London Art Fair. This was such a great opportunity to […]