What We Do



We focus on supporting the local creative sector to demonstrate that creative placemaking leads to a stronger, more resilient and better-connected community.



Image is of a mural commissioned by Network Rail for Hackney Wick Station created by a collaboration between John Atherton and a local street artist.

A mural commissioned by Network Rail for Hackney Wick Station created by a collaboration between John Atherton and a local street artist.

Hackney Wick and Fish Island has an amazing variety and concentration of artists and creative practitioners. From filmmakers, musicians, illustrators and animators to architects and designers we are happy to provide access to the wealth of local creative talent for commissioned work.

Creative Wick provides young people with opportunities to develop their creative talent  through its film and music education projects whilst also providing paid mentoring opportunities for professional creative practitioners.

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In 2015, Creative Wick ran the first Wick Development Forum and heard from 12 local organisations about their vision for a sustainable creative economy in Hackney Wick and Fish Island (HWFI). Now HWFI is a Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ) and there is an opportunity to prove that Creativity Makes Places Better for everyone who lives, works and plays here.

Art: Exhibitions and Leasing

Creative Wick is always looking to promote local talent and with its extensive network, experience of running commercial galleries, curating exhibitions and leasing artwork. We would be delighted to facilitate commercial opportunities for emerging and established artists and curators. Please contact hello@creativewick.com for more information

Tours

Enjoy the Hackney Wick and Fish Island cultural experience with a knowledgeable, local tour guide.
From the industrial revolution and the creative takeover of an underused industrial estate to London’s most authentic, creative neighbourhood today, Hackney Wick and Fish Island provides a unique tour experience in regeneration and creative placemaking. Please contact hello@creativewick.com for more information