Author archive for Wac Arts

  • Council records reveal 90 years of Town Hall history

    By Wac Arts on 21/06/2019
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    Reading through the records of meetings of the Hampstead Vestry, later renamed Hampstead Council, gives a revealing snapshot of the local area and the country as a whole over almost a 90-year period. The minutes, covering council meetings held from July 1878 to March 1965, are preserved in large leather-bound volumes at the Camden Archives in Holborn. Luckily most are […]
  • Philanthropy Officer Vacancy

    By Wac Arts on 19/06/2019
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    Working Hours: Full-Time Salary: £22,000–£25,000 Works To: Director of External Relations Line Management: Philanthropy Manager (Trusts and Foundations) Key Internal Relationships: Director of Operations, Head of MarComms, Finance Manager This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a company whose mission is to change the lives of young people through the arts. You will be working with a small, […]
  • World War 1 Nurse became Mayor of Hampstead

    By Wac Arts on 17/06/2019
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    Although Hampstead’s first woman councillor was elected in 1907, it wasn’t until 23 years later that the council could boast its first female mayor. Distinguished physicist Jesse Mabel Wilkins Slater, who was born in Hampstead in 1879, began the first of her two terms as the borough’s mayor in 1930. She had had a distinguished career before entering local government. […]
  • London’s First Woman Councillor

    By Wac Arts on 11/06/2019
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    Pioneering Reina Lawrence was Hampstead’s – and London’s – first woman councillor By Stephen Barry a member of University of the 3rd Age based at Wac Arts in the Old Town Hall Hampstead has produced numerous trail-blazers in a variety of fields, with one of the most notable being Reina Emily Lawrence. When Reina became the first woman to win […]
  • WAWA Weekender

    By Wac Arts on 07/06/2019
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    Back for a third year, the annual 3 day festival of arts and events at the Old Town Hall is celebrating Wac Arts 40th Birthday and the buildings 140th Birthday. The festival will also commemorate the rich heritage of change-makers who made history within the Old Town Hall.  A place where suffragettes stood and rallied support; where Lord Pitt gave […]
  • Belsize Beer Gardens

    By Wac Arts on 07/06/2019
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    Wac Arts is opening the first Belsize Beer Gardens, a new pop up onsite at the Old Town Hall. The gardens will be open from the 14th June in the lead up to the festival and will be the perfect place to relax over the Weekender! The Belsize Beer Gardens will give the community a chance to kick back and […]
  • LGBT Youth Singing & Songwriting Project

    By Wac Arts on 05/06/2019
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    LGBT Youth Singing & Songwriting Project 27th June to 25th July 2019 Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-8:30pm Including a performance at the WAWA Weekender on the 27th July. For LGBT+ young people aged 13-19 to meet other LGBT+ young people, create new music and work on a performance to celebrate Wac Arts turning 40 and the queer history of this amazing […]
  • Wonder Wac Arts Buddying and Transitions Tutors

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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    Salary: Range £12.46 – £18.84 per hour (plus Holiday Pay) depending on experience Duration: 3 month-12 month sessional contract Hours: Between 4-12 hours per week (After school and Weekend) We are looking for a number of dynamic, fun and adventurous individuals to join our Buddying and Transitions service. This service is aimed at disabled young people aged between 11 and […]
  • Wac Arts Diploma final years students present In The Heights

    By Wac Arts on 20/05/2019
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       Expect vibrant salsa and urban dance styles choreographed by Ingrid Mackinnon. Her movement direction credits include #WeAreArrested (Royal Shakespeare Company), Fantastic Mr Fox (associate movement – Nuffield/Lyric), Kingdom Come (Royal Shakespeare Company) and #DR@CULA! (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama). She is also assistant choreographer and rehearsal director for Uchenna Dance. She is currently Head of Dance […]
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