Community Focus (CF) is an inclusive multi-arts centre based in Barnet. We work to encourage members of our community of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to participate in the arts, to gain confidence and to challenge barriers through integration and innovation.
As an inclusive organisation, we are receptive to the needs of our community. We remain flexible and open to new partnerships. If you have an idea for a project, speak to a member of our team and we will try to find a way to realise your vision. A key strand of our strategy is to remain flexible and open to new partnerships.
We have developed long-standing relationships with artists of the highest calibre. Many of our artists are Royal College of Art (RCA) graduates.
I LOVE FRIARY PARK EVENT
‘I LOVE Friary Park’ event sponsored by ASDA held on Saturday 31st October was a major success. Yvonne Ruge a Friary Park lover declared our Community Garden open, whilst the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP spoke kindly about the work that we deliver.
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FROM 18TH OCTOBER
Community Focus has joined LOCAL GIVING ~ Any donation for Community Focus will be doubled by Local Giving. Please donate generously.
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→ COMMUNITY FOCUS AUTUMN TERM STARTING SEPTEMBER 12th, 2016
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→ COMMUNITY FOCUS ANNOUNCES NEW YOUTH PROGRAMME FOR 16-25 YEAR OLDS IN BARNET
Community Focus is delighted to announce that its new youth programme, ARTiculate, is now open “for business” and taking registrations from young people who want to get involved in this exciting new programme!! ARTiculate is an empowering 3-year programme using creativity to enhance and celebrate the positive mental health and emotional well-being of 16 – 25 year olds in Barnet. More information on Our Work: Health and Wellbeing and Youth Engagement.
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COMMUNITY FOCUS has been selected as one of this year’s beneficiaries to receive funding and support through Global’s Make Some Noise.
Global’s Make Some Noise was created by Global, the media & entertainment group. The charity unites all of Global’s brands, including Heart, Capital, Capital XTRA, Radio X, Classic FM, LBC, Smooth and Gold, to give a voice to small charities and projects across the UK which struggle to raise awareness.
On Friday October 7th 2016, Global will unite its brands and friends from the world of media and entertainment to give a voice to small charities and projects across the UK that struggle to raise awareness.
Emma Bradley, director of Global’s Make Some Noise, said: “More than 24 million people tune in to Global’s radio brands every week with millions more engaging with us through out digital platforms. This puts us in an fantastic position to help charities and projects that would otherwise struggle to raise awareness. We’re so pleased that we’re able to support COMMUNITY FOCUS this year.”
About Global’s Make Some Noise:
Global’s Make Some Noise is a national charity, established in 2014. The charity gives a voice to small charities and projects across the UK that struggle to raise awareness. Global has brought together its brands, Heart, Capital, Capital XTRA, Radio X, Classic FM, LBC, Smooth and Gold which reach a combined 24.1 million people every week, to raise money to change young lives. Global's Make Some Noise is an appeal operated by Global Charities, a registered charity in England and Wales (1091657) and Scotland (SC041475). More information is available at makesomenoise.com.
→ PILOTLIGHT SUCCESS
We are delighted to announce that Community Focus has successfully completed our engagement with Pilotlight. We have now been Pilot lit.. Community Focus began working with Pilotlight in 2011 and have successfully completed our journey of self-discovery and developing our key business skills, ready to share with our partners, friends and clients.
→ NCFE ACCREDITATIONS
We're thrilled to announce that Community Focus is now approved to deliver NCFE accreditations and look forward to supporting many participants to achieve qualifications in Employability, Music and Media!