Since 1994, Bow Arts have nurtured London’s diverse creativity and talent – creating opportunities to work, learn and enjoy affordable, lifelong access to the arts.

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What we do

Our studios connect artists with local communities, where they can meet other creatives and develop professionally. We give communities greater access to and interaction with the arts, through our learning programme, workshops, exhibitions and events.

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What’s on

Private view: Nunnery Café Exhibition | LAP DANCE (Loose Associations Presents: Dem Arty Nothings, Come Enjoy)

Thursday 9th February 2023, 6:00pm to 9:00pm , , Nunnery Café, 181 Bow Road

Join us to celebrate the opening of mixed media collective Loose Associations’ new Nunnery Café exhibition featuring zines, prints, paintings, general affordable brain-candy and a quiz!

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We work with local, inspiring artists to deliver an innovative programme of learning through workshops, projects and training in schools.

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