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Arts La'Olam

National Network: 
United Kingdom
19 Inkerman Terrace
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1473822055
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 
  • 2 staff, 7 trustees/committee members
  • funding from Arts Council East, Heritage Lottery Fund, Awards for All, Essex Racial Equality Council, local borough and county councils
Mission and Objectives: 
  • Promote diversity and the creative production of events and festivals of World Music and visual arts together, regardless of age, ethnic origin, ability, gender, belief or political affiliation - valuing our many similarities and differences
  • Involve people in improving the local arts scene, and promoting cultural diversity in the arts
  • Educate, encourage and stimulate culturally diverse arts programming practice by working with statutory and non-statutory bodies
  • Promote community art and culture events which have a cultural diversity precept
  • Raise funds and receive contributions where appropriate to finance the work
  • Produce, publicise and promote the work
Main Projects / Activities: 
  • Essex Black History Month 2009
  • Colchester Black History Month 2007-9
  • Global Fusion stage compere 2007
  • The Anna Mudeka Tour 2006
  • Ipswich Community Radio 2006-8
  • Cafe Afrika 2002-4