Quality Street is building mutually beneficial, cross-generational connections in Leyton, increasing happiness and wellbeing, across three generations living in the area
The View From Here - Third Instalment
Our Third instalment of The View From Here is designed by artists Amanda Mascarenhas and Chuck Blue Lowry. The third instalment took a moment to celebrate our achievements, reflect on our time at home and think about our hopes for the future.
Meet the Street - Quality Street Year 1
Meet the Street was a glorious coming together of all the projects from year one.
Wonderful Wednesdays - Quality Street Year 1
Every Wednesday a group of seventeen Year 3 students from George Mitchell Primary School have met with adults from Glebelands, a sheltered housing group in Leyton to explore ways in which different generations can come together to make, imagine and celebrate.
Generations United - Quality Street Year 1
Generations United brought together Year 5 boys and adults from Leyton Orient Walking Football Club for 6 weeks through April and May this year with sessions taking place at “The Hub” community space, Leyton Orient FC. Led by artists Ben and Surya the group explored themes of Games, Play and Football. This collaboration was an exciting new venture, bringing creative arts and sports together.
Our Celebration - Quality Street Year 1
Our Celebration is part of the Quality Street project. From March to June, an intergenerational group aged from 7-100 met at Albany Court sheltered housing scheme each week. Working with artists Chuck, Mia and Kathy the group explored the theme of celebration through photography, costume, framing, storytelling and making. Over the weeks they shared personal stories of celebrations, experimented with different creative processes and had a lot of fun!
Tapestry Tuesdays - Quality Street Year 2
Working with artist Kathryn Horak-Hallett and guest artist Polly Beestone, Year 4 pupils from George Mitchell Primary School and residents from Albany Court came together to share their experiences of the local area and explore places which are important to the community.
Arts & Ages: At Home Together 2020
Simple Acts & The View from Here were our response to the constantly changing situations around the COVID-19 pandemic, and a new format for our Arts & Ages partners in 2020