Frequently Asked Questions

  • HOME Slough is a 3 year programme of creative activities driven by local people.

    Led by and delivered for local residents, the programme seeks to challenge traditional notions of ‘art and culture’ – who makes it, where it is made and who it is for. We believe that art is for everyone.

    HOME Slough is about supporting more people taking the lead in choosing, creating and taking part in art experiences in the place where they live.

  • We work with everyone! Whether you’re a local resident or business, whether you’re an individual or community group, whether you’re from the third, public, private sector please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

  • HOME Slough is funded by Arts Council England, thanks to The National Lottery players as part of their national Creative People and Places programme.

  • HOME Slough’s People and Places Programme is funded from January 2019 – March 2022.

  • HOME Slough is managed by a delivery team including Programme Leads, Creative Producer, Community Engagement Manager and an Admin and Events Officer.

    The delivery team are over-seen by our accountable body, Slough CVS.

  • The national Creative People and Places programme is aimed at places in parts of the country where involvement in the arts is significantly below the national average. Eligibility is based on the bottom 33% of places according to the Active Lives Survey (November 2015 to May 2017).

  • Yes, there are currently 30 independent programmes across England. From Basildon to Barrow-in-Furness to the Black Country there is plenty going on. To find out more about them head over to the Creative People & Places website.

  • Work is commissioned with local people through the Community Programming Board.

    Anyone who lives and/or works in the local community and is interested in helping us bring creative events to Slough can sit on the Board to discuss and select creative projects based on the needs and desires of Slough’s communities.

  • Yes you can! Signing up is easy, just register to receive our newsletter at the bottom of this page.

  • We are interested in everyone’s ideas! If you have an idea that you would like supported by HOME Slough, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing us at info@homeslough.org.uk or you can visit our Ideas Space.

  • As a local artist the local knowledge, creativity and relationships you can bring to the Slough are invaluable. Please get in touch with us so we can talk to you about commissioning and learning opportunities that are available across the programme and help you to access these.

    Register for our newsletter to be the first to hear about these opportunities – and complete our HOME Slough artists and creatives survey to tell us more about yourself.

  • HOME Slough Consortium is a group of organisations and businesses with a vested interest in the Borough. HOME Slough Consortium is made up of representatives from the third, public and private sector. HOME Slough Consortium supports the strategic direction, commissioning and delivery of the HOME Slough Creative People and Places programme.

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