Tag Archives: community

From the Archives: Worthing Arts Manifesto

Going back through the Revolutionary Arts archives, we sometimes find a forgotten gem. Here’s something we wrote to place the arts, heritage and creative industries at the heart of Worthing: A Manifesto for the Arts in Worthing Written by Dan Thompson Published by the Revolutionary Arts Group Introduction In October 2000, the Revolutionary Arts Group […]


#wewillgather helped people to get together to do good things. The site was a joint project between Revolutionary Arts and Fresh Egg, funded with £100,000 from Nesta’s Innovation In Giving programme, and was inspired by August 2011’s #riotcleanup. It was launched in August 2012, exactly 12 months after #riotcleanup. The #wewillgather website was closed in May 2014, […]

Fifty inspiring ideas for places (Part two)

Last year, we wrote about how we believe the place where you live belongs to you, and it’s up to you to shape it. We wrote a list of fifty inspiring projects from around the country – some ours, some we’ve visited, some we just love in the Revolutionary Arts office. Here’s another fifty that can inspire […]

‘One of the few positive stories after last year’s riots was the way communities came together with buckets and brooms to clean up the capital and reclaim the streets. Dan Thompson, who co-ordinated thousands of people largely via Twitter, says he’s found a new way of connecting like-minded residents who want to improve their part […]