Creative Wick Music Academy 2019

In the Spring of 2019, Creative Wick recruited 12 young East Londoners to work with some of Hackney Wick’s best musicians and producers to make some music. In only seven, two hour workshops over 8 weeks, they wrote and produced more than 10 tracks before performing them live in a series of public concerts. With…
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Wick Wednesday

Wick Wednesday Every 3rd Wednesday of the month Buy, eat, drink, play, look, learn, listen, watch, relax, sweat, chill, LOCAL A day and night of special offers, exhibitions, events, performances Wick Wednesday is an initiative led by the HWFI Cultural Interest Group and supported by Arts Council England that promotes a coordinated creative and cultural…
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Robert Shaer | Fish Island Village

Creative Wick has commissioned local artist Robert Shaer to create the sign for Fish Island Village, one of the new residential communities in Fish Island, being built by Peabody & Hill. Robert’s sculpture also inspired Fish Island Village’s logo and permanent sign. Learn more about Robert Shaer’s work here.  
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Jason Warren, Teddy Baden, Xenz, Andre Hopley and Lee Walker – An Unconventional Canvas for Zippo

Creative Wick facilitated Zippo in commissioning five local artists – Jason Warren, Teddy Baden, Xenz, Andre Hopley and Lee Walker – to the project ‘An Unconventional Canvas’ with well-known street artist Ben Eine.
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Adam Doughty | Hackney Wick Illustrated Map

Creative Wick facilitated Aitch Group in commissioning local artist Adam Doughty to create a Hackney Wick Illustrated Map.  
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CREATE

  Creative Wick facilitated the ‘Create’ project from early concept stage through to delivery –  found the site, obtained the permissions, ensured that local artists were commissioned and will be running a children’s after school graffiti workshop & staging an exhibition of prints from the project. The Arts Council also commissioned a short film that can be seen here….
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Mental Health Boulder Project

Creative Wick in partnership with Hackney Wick Boulder Project and CoreArts is being funded by the WickAward to deliver beginner climbing mentoring sessions (one-to-one) with a qualified instructor, to help people manage their mental health issues. The benefits of bouldering and climbing as a mindful practice used as part of mental wellbeing management, have been…
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Landlord & Tenant Masterclass 2018

On Thursday, 30th November, Creative Wick organized a free Landlord & Tenant Masterclass with Dilukshi Leanage, Senior Associate in the Real Estate department at Lewis Silkin LLP and her colleague, Aman Sahota-Dhatt, delivering landlord and tenant law for local residents and businesses from 11am to 12.30pm. Guidance has been given on : · Key terms…
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Building Bridges

There are 13 bridges in Hackney Wick and Fish Island and the ongoing development of the Overground Station by VolkerFitzpatrick will create an underpass linking White Post Lane to the South and Wallis Road to the North, in effect putting the railway line above on another bridge. The Building Bridges project took place in the…
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