Phoenix Community Housing are seeking applications to deliver three exciting creative community development projects to run alongside their multi-million pound restoration of the Fellowship Inn.
About Phoenix Community Housing and the Fellowship Inn
Phoenix Community Housing bought the Fellowship Inn, in Bellingham, a semi-derelict south London pub built for First World War veterans and their families, and raised 3.8
million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to renovate the pub and create multiple business lines
including a brewery
and the only cinema in Lewisham.
Phoenix Community Housing is different. They are a community gateway
housing association and the first
in London. This means their social housing
tenants play a central role in decision
making. Their Chair
and Vice Chair are both
Phoenix manage more
than 6,000 social housing properties in south-east London. Their aim is to build
a better future for our residents and regenerate the area for all who live there.
Their main activities include:
- Repair and maintenance of existing stock.
- Development of
new properties for social rent.
- Employment & Enterprise Projects.
- Sustainability & Environment Projects.
- Community Development Projects.
Community Development Projects at the Fellowship Inn
restoration of the Inn a programme of activities to engage the local community and get buy in to the project will take place. These activities will ensure that people will have developed new skills or learnt about
heritage. The activities include:
- Oral History & Digital Project
- Heritage Wall
& Tapestry Project
Phoenix Community Housing are seeking individual artists/arts organisations to apply to deliver one, two or all three of the above projects.
THEY WELCOME PARTNERSHIP
PROPOSALS. FOR SUCH PROPOSALS, ONE OF THE PARTNERS SHOULD LEAD THE PROJECT BUT
ALL PARTNERS MUST BE NAMED.
They particularly encourage cross art form partnerships and ambitious plans to use
the building, and allow it to tell its own story.
The briefs can be downloaded from this page and initial questions should be sent to Jane Hendrie.
How to apply: complete the
expression of interest form below and return by email to Helen Sheen, Special
Projects Manager- Community Development Activities, Phoenix Community Housing
Deadline: Expression of interest, 5pm Monday 15 February 2016